Indian opener Smriti Mandhana continued her impressive run in the Women’s Cricket Super League with an unbeaten 43 off 27 balls, propelling Western Storm to a nine-wicket win over Southern Vipers in Arundel on Tuesday. Also Read - IND W vs SA W T20 Report: Shafali Verma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad Star as India Notch up Consolation 9-Wicket Win Against South Africa Women in 3rd T20I
Vipers were 91 all out in 18.1 overs, a target West Storm raced to in 9.3 overs. Also Read - 5th ODI Highlights India Women vs South Africa Women: SA-W Beat IND-W by Five Wickets to Pocket Series 4-1
Mandhana was in ominous touch as she has been all through the tournament, having scored 48, 37 and a record-equalling 52 not out in the first three games. Also Read - Highlights, IND-W vs SA-W 3rd ODI: Ton-up Lizelle Lee Shines as South Africa Women Beat India Women by 6 Runs Via DLS Method
Her unbeaten fifty in the previous game was enough to equal the record of the fastest half-century in the competition history.
The Indian shared an unbeaten 54-run stand alongside Rachel Priest of New Zealand to fashion an emphatic win for Western Storm.