Beth Mooney was stunned by a blinder of a catch by Indian Cricketer Deepti Sharma, as she astonished the entire cricket community by taking an near impossible “Incredible’ catch in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 final on Sunday, and the phrase “unbelievable” best describes her on-field feats.
Team India, captained by Harmanpreet Kaur, , match against world champions Australia in the championship match of the women’s cricket competition at the CWG 2022, the were very high.
Australia, which was batting first in the inaugural women’s cricket final at CWG 2022, was dealt a setback when Meg Lanning’s team had to replace opener Alyssa Healy in the third over. Beth Mooney, Healy’s opening partner, led the world champions’ batting effort in the game’s decisive innings against Team India at Edgbaston.
Beth Mooney wanted to lead Australia to a huge score, but in the 18th over, which was bowled by Sneh Rana, the star batter was out. Deepti Sharma wowed the crowd at Edgbaston, when she completed the dismissal on the second ball of the over by pulling off a one-handed miracle. The footage of Deepti’s amazing catch to take out an on-song Mooney quickly went viral on social media.
Beth Mooney smashed 61 off 41 balls in the final of the CWG 2022 between Australia and India. Mooney’s quick-fire knock guided Australia to 161-8 in the 20-over contest. In reply, star batter Jemimah Rodrigues played a crucial knock of 33 while captain Harmanpreet top-scored for India with 65 off 43 balls. However, the batting heroics of Rodrigues and Harmanpreet went in vain as India suffered a batting collapse. Ashleigh Gardner propelled Australia to a stunning win over Team India after Harmanpreet & Co. folded for 152 in 19.3 overs. India had to settle for a silver medal after their 9-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the final.