Harmanpreet Kaur got the prestigious opportunity to play in women’s cricket super league. She made her debut with a six for Lancashire Thunder against Surrey Stars at the Oval. Lancashire Thunder needed 10 runs off 5 balls when Harmanpreet Kaur smashed Laura Marsh with a six. By the time Eleanor was run out and Kaur finished the game by two, four, and six when the team needed 10 off 4 balls in the spell of Laura Marsh.
Harmanpreet Kaur made a good start and made an unbeaten knock of 31 runs when the team lost three wickets in a row. Her cameo helped the team to win the game by 5 wickets and one ball to spare and chase 151 runs off 19.5 overs.
Kaur scored 31 runs off 24 balls with three fours and one six. The team needed to chase 149 runs and Nicole Bolton scored 87 runs. She was dismissed in the 19th over and by the time the team needed 11 off nine balls. Bolton lost her wicket to Nat Sciver. Later, Lancashire Thunder lost three wickets in a row. Sciver also picked the wicket of Emma Lamb. She registered the record of 2/26.
Emma Lamb managed to pick three wickets when Surrey Stars were at the score of 17 runs. She picked 3 wickets and conceded 34 runs from the innings. In addition, Nat Sciver scored 95 runs off 57 balls besides picking 2 wickets but the player of the match award was bagged by Bolton who scored 87 runs but did not bowl.
Surrey Stars 148/5 off 20 overs, Nat Sciver 95* off 57 balls, Emma Lamb 3/34
Lancashire Thunders 151/5 in 19.5 overs, Nicole Bolton 87(61), Harmanpreet Kaur 34*(21), Nat Sciver 2/26
Lancashire Thunders won the game by 5 wickets and one ball to spare.