Smriti Mandhana to continue World Cup preparation despite suffering from a head injury

India’s star batsman Smriti Mandhana got injured during the practice match of the Women’s World Cup. In the match against South Africa on Sunday, he was hit by a ball on his helmet, due to which he had to leave the field. Harmanpreet Kaur scored a century in this match for India.

According to the report of the International Cricket Council (ICC) website, Mandhana hurt by a bouncer from South African fast bowler Shabneem Ismail.

India star batsman Mandhana was checked by team medical staff during the course of the match and it seems she was alright with first look after but after the another inquiry it found she had problem and she decided to leave the field.


While saying to medical reports without any serious symptoms still Mandhana prefer to leave the ground as a precaution. While during the second innings also the batter did came out to field also.

Indian women team has reached the finals of 2005 and 2017 World Cups. But never lifted the trophy once. In the upcoming world cup women tema will start its campaign journey on 6 March with a match against Pakistan.

Left handed Mandhana, who played in the last two matches in the recent 5- match series against Blackcaps due to the quarantine. Smriti has vital part of the women team and likely to perform a solid intentful impact in the World Cup commenced on this coming Friday.

Batting first India has 244 runs for the loss 9 wickets against dominate pace attack of South Africa. Thanks to Harmanpreet’s 103 off 114 balls valiant knock came at the right time. Harmanpreet also partnership with Yastika Bhatia and added 84 runs. Where Bhatia scored 58 runs in 78 balls.

Against quality South Africa’s attack, where the rest of the Indian batters found themselves in shambles.  Harmanpreet stood convincingly and made a statement. Because of Harmanpreet Kaur India’s scores go par 200 runs. While Kaur was dismissed by Ayabonga Khaka who’s also South Africa’s most economical bowler picked  3 wickets and giving up 23 runs.