Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and Yastika Bhatia help India Women beats England Women by 7 wickets.
The 1st ODI Match of the ICC Championship India Women tour of England, 2022, was played yesterday at County Ground, Hove. In which India Women defeated England Women by 7 wickets.
India Women won the toss and invited England Women to bat first, England Women batted first, and started the inning not very well, Davidson Richards played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century inning of 50 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 61 balls, Danielle Wyatt also played a brilliant inning of 43 runs with the help of 3 boundaries in 50 balls, Sophie Ecclestone scored 31 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 33 balls, Sophia Dunkley 29 runs in 52 balls, apart from this, Charlotte Dean played an unbeaten inning of 24 runs in 21 balls, Alice Capsey 19 runs in 28 balls, Emma Lamb 12 runs in 26 balls, Tammy Beaumont dismissed just for 7 runs and Amy Jones 3 runs, in this way, England Women scored 227 runs after losing 7 wickets in stipulated 50 overs, and set a target of 228 runs in front of England Women.
Indian Women bowlers Deepti Sharma took 2 wickets for 33 runs, and Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sneh Rana, and Harleen Deol got 1-1 wicket.
India Women chased the target very easily by losing just 3 wickets in second ball of the 45th over, India Women started the inning very strongly, althought the first wicket has gone very quickly, Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone very quickly just for 3 runs in 1.3 over, Shafali Verma dismissed just for 1 run, next batsman Yastika Bhatia came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 96 runs with Smriti Mandhana, the second wicket has gone for 99 runs in 17.4 over, Yastika Bhatia dismissed after playing a very brilliant half-century inning of 50 runs with the help of 1 six and 8 boundaries in just 47 balls, next batsman Harmanpreet Kaur came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 99 runs for the third wicket with Smriti Mandhana, the third wicket has gone for 198 runs in 36.3 over, Smriti Mandhana dismissed after playing a very brilliant half-century inning of 99 runs with the help of 1 six and 10 boundaries in just 99 balls, followed by Harleen Deol came to bat and she remians unbeaten for 6 runs in 20 balls with Harmanpreet Kaur, and Harmanpreet Kaur played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 74 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundaries in just 94 balls. In this way, India Women archived the target by losing just 3 wickets in 44.2 overs and won the match by 7 wickets.
England Women bowlers Kate Cross took 2 wickets for 43 runs and Kate Cross got 1 wicket.
Indian Women's batsman Smriti Mandhana was selected as the best player of the match, she played a very brilliant half-century inning of 99 runs with the help of 1 six and 10 boundaries in just 99 balls.