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INDW vs ENGW, 2nd ODI: England women equal ODI series against India

With the win, England team have levelled the ODI series to 1-1.


England women cricket team led by Heather Knight won the second One Day International (ODI) match in the three-match ODI series against Women-in-Blue at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Monday.

With the win, England team have levelled the ODI series to 1-1.

Batting first, Indian women cricket team was not able to do much against England’s bowling attack and were bowled out at the score of 113 runs with 12 overs reaming.

From Indian camp, other than elegant opener Smriti Mandhana (42) and all-rounder Deepti Sharma (26), no Indian batter was able to strike against the English bowlers.

In fact, Mandhana, Deepti and Devika Vaidya (11), were the only players to reach in the second digit.

Following the target of 114 runs, England women chased it down with ease in 29 overs and eight wickets to spare.

Danielle Wyatt (47) along with Tammy Beaumont (39) gave England a brisk start.

Meanwhile, English skipper Heather Knight scored 26 runs unbeaten.

Danielle Hazell and Sophie Ecclestone took four wickets each and Alex Hartley bagged one wicket.

From India, Ekta Bisht took two wickets.

Fall of wickets:


31-1 (Devika Vaidya, 8.4), 35-2 (Mithali Raj, 8.6), 47-3 (Harmanpreet Kaur, 12.1), 66-4 (Veda Krishnamurthy, 17.1), 80-5 (Smriti Mandhana, 21.5), 81-6 (Pooja Vastrakar, 22.5), 81-7 (Sushma Verma, 23.6), 106-8 (Jhulan Goswami, 31.5), 111-9 (Poonam Yadav, 36.3), 113-10 (Ekta Bisht, 37.2)


73-1 (Danielle Wyatt, 14.6), 75-2 (Amy Ellen Jones, 16.4)

England Playing XI: Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Amy Ellen Jones (wk), Heather Knight (c), Natalie Sciver, Fran Wilson, Georgia Elwiss, Anya Shrubsole, Danielle Hazell, Sophie Ecclestone, Alex Hartley

India Playing XI: Devika Vaidya, Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj (c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma (wk), Jhulan Goswami, Pooja Vastrakar, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav