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England Women vs India Women, 2nd T20I: India Women pull one back against England Women

India's Harleen Deol celebrates
India's Harleen Deol celebrates
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India Women beat England Women by 8 runs in the 2nd T20I at the 1st Central County Ground, Hove today in an enthralling encounter.

 

Match Summary England Women vs India Women, 2nd T20I

England Women 140/8 (20 ov)

India Women 148/4 (20 ov)

Result: India Women won by 8 runs.

Scorecard

 

 

India Women won the second Vitality IT20 at Hove to leave the multi-format series delicately poised at 8-6 to England going into the final match at Chelmsford.

England limited the visitors to 148-4 from their 20 overs, a good fightback after Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana had got their side off to a quick start, but despite being 106-2 in the 14th over of their reply Heather Knight’s team fell eight runs short.


Match Highlights

England Women won the toss and decided to field against India Women who went on to score a competitive 148/4 in their 20 overs - Shafali Verma 48 top scored.

Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Smriti Mandhana - 8.5 ov), 2-72 (Shafali Verma - 9.1 ov), 3-112 (Harmanpreet Kaur - 15.4 ov), 4-125 (Richa Ghosh - 17.6 ov)

In reply, England Women fell just 8 runs short in the run chase - Tammy Beaumont 59 top scored for England Women and Poonam Yadav 2-17 was outstanding with the ball for India Women.

Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Danielle Wyatt - 1.6 ov), 2-31 (Natalie Sciver - 2.5 ov), 3-106 (Tammy Beaumont - 13.4 ov), 4-106 (Heather Knight - 13.5 ov), 5-120 (Sophia Dunkley - 15.4 ov), 6-125 (Amy Jones - 16.5 ov), 7-134 (Katherine Brunt - 18.3 ov), 8-137 (Mady Villiers - 19.2 ov)

 

Playing XIs

 

England Women - Tammy Beaumont, Danni Wyatt, Natalie Sciver, Heather Knight(c), Amy Jones(wk), Sophia Dunkley, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Mady Villiers, Freya Davies

India Women - Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Harleen Deol, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh(wk), Sneh Rana, Arundhati Reddy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav

 

Match Details

Start Time: 14:30

Toss: England Women won the toss and decided to field

Venue: The 1st Central County Ground, Hove

Officials: Paul Baldwin, Ian Blackwell, Sue Redfern, Robert Robinson, Philip Whitticase


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