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Watch: Harmanpreet Kaur visits Tirupati Balaji Temple along with Shafali Verma, Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh

Watch Harmanpreet Kaur visits Tirupati Balaji Temple along with Shafali Verma, Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh

Harmanpreet Kaur and Shefali Varma. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India women have been in roaring form after whitewashing South Africa Women in the ODI series by 3-0 and later winning the one-off Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The Women in Blue will next take on the Proteas in the three-match T20I series starting from July 5 in Chennai. Ahead of the game, Harmanpreet Kaur and her subordinates were seen offering prayers at the famous Tirupati Balaji Temple in Andhra Pradesh.

The India captain was accompanied by Shafali Verma, Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh. Talking about Shafali, the India opener notched up a double ton in the first innings of the one-off Test and became only the second Indian to do so after Mithali Raj. Meanwhile, Deepti Sharma was also spotted along with other players.

Here’s the video of cricketers visiting the temple:

Andhra Pradesh: Members of India’s women’s Cricket team visit and offer prayers at the #Tirupati Balaji Temple.#Cricket #AndhraPradesh #CricketTeam #TirupatiBalaji

— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) July 3, 2024

India outclass South Africa at Chepauk

India women have been reigning supreme in the one-off Tests they have played recently. First, they outclassed Australia and then England in Mumbai. Against South Africa, they held a tight grip on the game amassing 603 for 6 on the back of Shafali’s 205 and Smriti Mandhana’s 149 before declaring. In response, South Africa were bowled out for 266, courtesy, of Sneh Rana’s eight-wicket haul.

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After India enforced a follow-on, the visitors managed just 373 runs on the back of Laura Wolvaardt’s 122, and Sune Luus’ 109 and provided the hosts a paltry target of 37 runs. The Indian openers made sure they did not give any positive aspect for the Proteas to cheer and chased down the target without losing any wickets. Sneh Rana was termed the Player of the Match for her splendid 10 wickets, combined in both innings.

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