England Women defeat India in the third Twenty20 International by seven wickets to take the series 2-1.
In England and India’s third women’s T20I game. In order to lead England to a seven-wicket triumph and a 2-1 series victory, Alice Capsey kept her composure.
With a low score to defend, the Indian bowlers made a valiant effort to hold off England. However, rookie Alice Capsey kept her calm to lead England to a seven-wicket victory and secure the 2-1 series triumph. For India’s pitiful 122 for 8, wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh contributed 33 runs in 22 balls, and all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar hit an unbeaten 19 runs in 11 deliveries. It was challenging for the Indian batter to bat past the English spin assault as the English spin bowling combination of Sophie Ecclestone (3/25), Sarah Glenn (2/11), and Bryony Smith claimed six wickets.
The home team had a good start with openers Danni Wyatt (22 off 23 balls) and Dunkley as they chased down 123. (both of whom shared a 70-run stand). Up until India took three quick wickets in just as many overs, forcing a small batting collapse.
Spin all-rounder Sneh Rana (1/32) earned the visitors their first victory after Wyatt missed a shot.
Vastrakar (1/16), who followed Dunkley, who scored six fours, cleaned her up with an excellent delivery. Then Captain Amy Jones’ (3) time there was interrupted by Radha Yadav (1/14), who had been in the center.
Capsey, who is one of the most talented young players in England. Nonetheless, kept coming forward and playing shots all around the field. She received a lot of help from Smith, who was still unbeaten at the age of 13, as the two guided England to victory.
India was in serious trouble after slipping to 75 for 7 until Ghosh and Vastrakar joined forces to lead the visitors to a respectable score.
Both openers—the imposing Shafali Verma (5 off 12) and Smriti Mandhana (9 off 8)—were out for runs in the opening four overs.
Because Verma miscalculated the delivery speed of Issy Wong, she was the first to leave (1/24). resulting in the wicket as the ball bounced off her pads.
The valuable wicket of Mandhana was subsequently taken by Smith as Ecclestone clung to an excellent catch.
Additionally, skipper Harmanpreet had a rough day. Dayalan Hemalatha and Sabbhineni Meghana were both unable to open their accounts.
Ghosh and Deepti Sharma (24) both made an effort to save the innings. However, the left-arm spinner Ecclestone was not swept by the all-rounder, and Jones finished the stumping.
Ghosh and Vastrakar, who both hammered five boundaries, contributed an additional 43 runs that helped India surpass the 100-run mark.
Brief Scores: India Women: 122 for 8 in 20 overs (Richa Ghosh 33 not out, Deepti Sharma 24; Sophie Ecclestone 3/25) England Women: 126 for 3 in 18.2 overs ( Sophia Dunkley 49, Alice Capsey 38 not out; Radha Yadav 1/14)
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