Watch: Jemimah Rodrigues and Harleen Deol rap special song for Harmanpreet Kaur

India Today

India Today

Author 2019-10-07 11:11:00

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(Harmanpreet Kaur Facebook Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jemimah and Harleen penned a special rap song for Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Harmanpreet Kaur recently became India's most-capped player in T20I cricket
  • Till date, no other Indian player apart from Harmanpreet - man or woman - has played 100 T20Is

Indian women's cricket team members Jemimah Rodrigues and Harleen Deol recently penned a special rap for their captain Harmanpreet Kaur on the occasion of her 100th T20 international match.

Harmanpreet Kaur recently became the most-capped player for India in T20Is when she played the 6th match against South Africa in Surat on October 4.

India lost that game by 105 runs with Harmanpreet scoring just 1 run as they got bowled out for 70 while chasing a huge target of 176. India though, clinched the series 3-1 series despite the loss as they had won the first, fourth and fifth games while the second and third were completely washed out in Surat.

On Sunday, Jemimah Rodrigues posted a video on social media in which she could be seen rapping with teammate Harleen Deol.

"Congratulations on your 100th T20i cap @ImHarmanpreet ??? Here's a small tribute for you from Big Harry ft. Lil' J," Rodrigues captioned the video.

Harmanpreet liked the video and thanked her teammates for the special gesture. "Thank you little ones. It indeed is a pleasure to have you all do this for me," Harmanpreet replied as she re-tweeted the video.

Till date, no other Indian player apart from Harmanpreet - man or woman - has played 100 T20Is. Next on this list comes Indian legend MS Dhoni with 98 T20I appearances while India men's ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma follows is also tied with Dhoni on 98 caps.

On the overall list, New Zealand's Suzie Bates, Australian Ellyse Perry and Pakistan's Shoaib Malik lead the pack with 111 T20I appearances each. While Malik is the only man to have featured in 100 T20Is, 10 women (including Kaur) have now played 100 or more shortest-format games for their respective countries.

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