Harmanpreet Kaur blasted on umpire in and out of the match. The 3rd and final ODI match of India vs Bangladesh women’s team ended in a tied. India is commanding in the game but some controversial decisions from umpires tied the match. The series also got shared as 1-1. Harmanpreet Kaur looks very angry after the match.
Bangladesh batted first in the 3rd ODI. With the help of Fargana Hoque century, Bangladesh women made 225/4. India lost 2 early wickets to Shefali Verma and Yastika Bhatia, But Smiriti Mandhana and Harleen Deol build the innings with a 107-century partnership. Harleen sent ahead of Jemimah Rodrigues and Harmanpreet. India was well in position 193/4 in the over number 42. But after that Bangladesh did the unbelievable by restricting India to a tie. India Women were all out in the 50th over of the match. Jamimah comes not out in the match. This is the final scorecard of the match.
India Women lost the 1st match of 3 ODI match series against Bangladesh women. They Came back in the 2nd game and beat Bangladesh women. The 3rd match was the decider in the series.
What triggered Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur was batting on 14 when Nahida Akhtar is bowling over number 34. The ball hits the pad and went to the second slip where Fahima Khatun Catch it and the umpire gave him out. Harman got angry with the decision and hit the bat to the wicket. She also exchange some words with the umpire and sent thumps up to the crowd.
Harmanpreet Kaur at Post-Match Presentation
Harmanpreet Kaur looks angry in the post-match presentation as well. She said “I think a lot of learning for us from the game. Even apart from the cricket, the kind of umpiring that was happening we were very surprised. The next time when we come to Bangladesh we will make sure we have to deal with this type of umpiring and prepare ourselves accordingly.
“They (Bangladesh) batted really well, batted according to the situation. They were taking those singles which were very crucial. In between we leaked a few runs but when we were batting, we controlled the game very well as I mentioned earlier some pathetic umpiring was done and we are really disappointed about some decisions the umpires gave. “My hand is fine.
She [Harleen] looked very promising in the last game, so we promoted her to bat freely and she took the opportunity with both hands. Jemi was really good throughout the innings. She played that crucial inning for us. Good game, a lot of learnings, and lastly our High Commission from India is also there and I hope you could have invited him here, but that is also fine. And thank you sir for coming here.”
As the match and series tie, both teams share the Trophy. For that both the captain along with the team members comes to the stage and photo op with the trophy. Harmanpreet didn’t even stop there she can be seen calling “Bring the umpire too”. But this behavior of Harman pinch the Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana and they left the stage in anger.
Nigar Sultana said whatever has happened, but her behavior is not justified.
Kaur may get fine on his behavior on the ground and on the field as well. She should be more cautious with his aggression as she was the captain of the Indian women’s team.
India and Bangladesh Rivalry in Cricket
India and Bangladesh share a big rivalry in cricket. In the past, we have seen some with Indian Men’s team as well. Both India and Bangladesh are very passionate about cricket.
In the India A vs Bangladesh A match at the Emerging Teams Cup, we saw something like this as well. World Cup 2023 is coming soon let’s see how Indian supporters treat Bangladesh in India.