[caption id="attachment_684766" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Smriti-Mandhana-edited-.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-684766" alt="Smriti Mandhana Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Smriti-Mandhana-edited-.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Smriti Mandhana Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Indian women's cricket team's swashbuckling opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/smriti-mandhana">Smriti Mandhana</a> was on Thursday unveiled as the new face of European footwear brand Bata's Power range of sports outfits. <p></p> <p></p>The 21-year-old has been in rollicking form in the ongoing three-match One-day International series in South Africa, where she scored 84 in the first game before hitting her career-best 135 in the second match to help India take a 2-0 lead. <p></p> <p></p>Smriti rose to fame after her memorable knocks at the ICC Women's World Cup last year, which not only helped her win accolades but also the love of the nation. <p></p> <p></p>Commenting on her association with the brand, Smriti said: "I have been playing and loving cricket from a very young age. However, even till date every day is a new game. In the sense that there is a new challenge and along with it a fresh opportunity of achieving new milestones." <p></p> <p></p>"It is a great privilege to be the brand ambassador for Power as it truly reflects my personal style and values," she added.