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Watch: Ahead of Women's World Cup final, Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Veda Krishnamurthy in nets

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 July 2017, 18:26 IST
Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Veda Krishnamurthy in nets

Ahead of final match of Women's World Cup, former batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar could be seen bowling to India's explosive player Veda Krishnamurthy during their net session in a video.

Mithali Raj-led women in blue is sweating out in the nets to gear themselves for the final clash.

Sports newscaster and host Melinda Farrell has Tweeted a video with a caption, “Sachin Tendulkar's son, Arjun, is one of the net bowlers for India women today. Bowling Veda here.”

Earlier, women team booked their place in the finals of the 50-over pinnacle event for the second time with a dramatic 36-run victory over the defending champions and six-time winner Australia at Derby on Thursday.

All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur smashed 20 fours and seven sixes in her unbeaten knock of 171 runs as India posted a daunting score of 281/4 in 42 overs.

It was at this historic Lord's cricket ground, where the men's team took its game-changing world title in 1983 with an upset win over the invincible West Indies and gradually grew into a cricketing and financial powerhouse in the world. A win on Sunday has the potential to do the same for women's cricket in India, where they have had to arrange funds for overseas tours in the past.

First published: 22 July 2017, 18:26 IST
 
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