Mumbai: Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas won the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022. A thrilling final took place at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune where they defeated Velocity by a margin of four runs to clinch the title. Speaking after the game, Harmanpreet said that she was quite calm during the final overs of the game. She said, “My heartbeat was normal.” England’s left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone conceded 12 runs in the final over, while Velocity needed 17 runs for a resounding victory.
Harmanpreet said, “I knew this game was going to be like this and I was ready to go on this adventure of the game. Great effort by the girls. We never felt that we had won the game and we had to know anything could happen.” Velocity’s opening pair of Shafali Verma and Yastika Bhatia got off to a brisk start in their chase of 166.
Harmanpreet said, “The first over was not in our favor but I knew that if we get two wickets early, then the match can turn for us. We were getting wickets at the right time.”