New Delhi: Team India’s bowler Renuka Singh bowled so deadly in the Women’s T20 World Cup match against England on Saturday that the world was stunned. Renuka Singh took 5 wickets one after the other. He already showed his attitude by sending Denny Watt to the pavilion on the third ball of the over. After this, Alice Kepsey was bowled for 3 runs on the very first ball of the next over.
Took 2 wickets in the last over
Renuka lit the fire by taking two wickets in two overs. Now it was the turn of the next over. Renuka, who came to bowl her third over, uprooted the stump of opener Sophia Dunkley on the fourth ball of this over and shocked the English team. Renuka, who took three wickets in three overs, was saved by the captain for the last over. In the last over, once again Renuka showed her mettle and dismissed Amy Jones, who was playing 40 runs on the fourth ball. On the very next ball, she took 5 wickets for the first time in her career, sending Katherine Brunt to the pavilion for a duck.
Three wickets for Thakur have given India a superb start.
Can England’s experienced middle order rebuild to a strong total❓
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First Indian bowler to take 5 wickets for less runs
With these 5 wickets, Renuka Singh created history in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Renuka became the first Indian bowler to take 5 wickets for the lowest runs. He took 5 wickets for 15 runs in a total of 4 overs. This is also the fourth best bowling figure in the history of T20 World Cup. Earlier this record was recorded in the name of Indian bowler Priyanka Roy. Who took 5 wickets for 16 runs in 4 overs.
Take a bow Renuka Singh 🙌
For her superb 5️⃣-wicket haul, she becomes our Top Performer from the first innings 💥
Take a look at her bowling summary here ✅
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Record is registered in the name of Deandra Dottin
West Indies all-rounder Deandra Dottin holds the record for taking 5 wickets for the least runs. He took 5 wickets for just 5 runs. At the same time, South African bowler Sune Luce has done the feat of taking 5 wickets for 8 runs. Australian bowler Julie Hunter took 5 wickets for 22 runs. Australian bowler Ashley Gardner took 5 wickets for 12 runs. The special thing is that Renuka Singh is playing her first T20 World Cup. Renuka became the second bowler to take 5 wickets in this tournament. In the same tournament, Australia’s Gardner took five wickets for just 12 runs against New Zealand.