Women’s cricket: Veda Krishnamurthy completes 100 matches for India

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Katunayake, September 24: At the ongoing series in Sri Lanka, Indian women cricketers are making history. And this time, its Karnataka’s Veda Krishnamurthy.

The Chikmagalur-born cricketer played her 100th international match against hosts Sri Lanka on Monday.

The 25-year-old right-handed batswoman made her international debut against Australia in a T20I in 23rd June, 2011 and week later made her ODI debut against England scoring 51.

Since then, Veda has scored 829 runs in 48 ODIs with an average of 25.90 that includes eight fifties while in 52 T20Is, she has smashed 639 runs at an average of 19.36.

Apart from her batting prowess, Veda has latched on to 42 catches.

Meanwhile, India Women sealed the series 3-0 following a seven-wicket win over hosts Sri Lanka at the Colombo Sports Club ground on Monday.

Brief scores: Sri Lanka women: 134/7 in 17 overs (Chamari Atapattu 31, Siriwardene 40; Anuja Patil 3/36) lost to India women: 137/3 in 15.4 overs (Jemimah Rodrigues 52 not out, Anuja Patil 54 not out; Ranasinghe 3/33) by 7 wickets.

 

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