The Pushpa fever has yet not left the cricket field. Players across the globe are still enacting the famous 'hand under chin' gesture resembling 'Mai Jhukega nhi (I won't bow down)'. The latest one to join the Pushpa celebration is Sita Rana Magar. The Nepali all-rounder playing in the FairBreak Invitational tournament brought out the viral celebration after she took a wicket against Sapphires Women.
After trapping Sapphires' Gaby Lewis Leg-before wicket in the 13th over of their innings, Magar brought out the celebration. Her teammate Sophie Devine also joined her in the celebration. Notably, the left-arm pacer finished the game with impressive bowling figures of 4-0-19-1.
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Tornadoes Women win!
Now coming to the match, Magar's team Tornadoes Women successfully defended 119 runs as they restricted the opposition to 102/8 in their 20 overs. Diana Baig was the most successful bowler for Tornadoes Women as the right-arm quick claimed two wickets and conceded only 15 runs in her four overs. She was ably supported by Sita Rana Magar and Winifred Duraisingam. While Magar took one wicket at the expense of 19 runs in her four overs, Duraisingam took two wickets and conceded 20 runs in her spell.
Earlier, in batting, a 29-ball 32 from Sterre Kallis and 20s from Aliya Riaz (20 off 25) and Katey Martin (22 off 22) helped Tornadoes post 119/7 in their 20 overs. For Sapphires, Shabmin Ismail was the most successful bowler with her three-for. Ismail took the wickets of Sophie Devine, Katey Martin, and Diana Baig and conceded 20 runs in her four overs.