Harmanpreet Kaur blasts 171 off just 115 balls

Derby (UK): India skipper Mithali Raj won the toss and chose to bat first in their women's cricket World Cup semi-finals match against strong title contenders Australia here on Thursday. After opting to bat, India had a bad start after the team lost its opener Smriti Mandhana on the 6th ball of the first over with just 6 runs on the scoreboard. The only player who stood tall against Aussies was Harmanpreet Kaur who smashed 171 runs off 115 balls, Deepti Sharma and Harmanpreet Kaur  had 137-run partnership and helped Indian team to reach a respectable total of 281/4.