Jemimah shot into fame when just a few weeks back she smashed a 163-ball 202. Photo Courtesy: Jemimah Rodrigues Instagram handle (File Photo)
Jemimah shot into fame when just a few weeks back she smashed a 163-ball 202. Photo Courtesy: Jemimah Rodrigues Instagram handle (File Photo)

Jemimah Rodrigues is making a name for herself. Her unbeaten 56 allowed India A Women to register a 3-0 clean sweep over Bangladesh A Women on Wednesday. Winning the toss and electing to bat, Bangladesh were bundled for mere 116 in 42 overs, with AA Patil, PR Bose and Shivangi Raj claiming two wickets each. Bangladesh skipper Rumana Ahmed was the top scorer with 42 runs. In reply, India chased the total down within 33 overs, as Jemimah remained the top scorer with her unbeaten knock of 56, while MD Thirushkamini was the only batter to be dismissed for 26. Jemimah Rodrigues on selection in India A squad: I am one step away from living my dream

Jemimah shot into fame when just a few weeks back she smashed a 163-ball 202, allowing herself to be in the frame of the national selectors. She also quickly became a part of the maiden women’s cricket U-19 one-day league, while she was also rewarded with a call-up to the India A side for the three-match one-day series against Bangladesh A. She continues to ride high and prove her worth to the selectors.

Brief scores

Bangladesh A 116 in 42 overs (Rumana Ahmed 42; AA Patil 2 for 11) lost to India A (Jemimah Rodrigues 56*; Khadiza Tul Kubra 1 for 22) by 9 wickets.