ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 : India beat England by 35 runs

England won the toss and chose to bowl first. Put to bat  first, Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut and Mithali Raj scored half-centuries each to lead India to a total of 281 for the loss of three wickets. Smirti scored 90 while Raut scored 86. Mithali managed to score 71 runs, her seventh consecutive half-century in ODI, a record for any player. England were bowled out for 246 in the chase. 

India start the World Cup on the right note, as the top order batted brilliantly to set up a total of 281. Shikha Pandey bowled extremely well in her opening spell. Hosts did not go down before a splendid fight, with 76 off last 10 the game was in the balance, but India pulled off some run outs thanks to some ordinary running by England.

Smriti Mandhana wins the Player of the Match award for her 72-ball 90 run knock.

India Women ScoreCard

281/3 (50.0 ov)

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Poonam Raut c Danielle Wyatt b Danielle Hazell 86 134 7 1 64.17
Smriti Mandhana c Danielle Hazell b Heather Knight 90 72 11 2 125
Mithali Raj (C) c Katherine Brunt b Heather Knight 71 73 8 0 97.26
Harmanpreet Kaur not out 24 22 1 1 109.09
           
Extras

(b – 0, w – 9, no – 1, lb – 0, penalty – 0)

10        
Total 281 (5.62 runs per over)

Fall of Wickets: 1-144 (Smriti Mandhana, 26.5 ov), 2-222 (Poonam Raut, 42.3 ov), 3-281 (Mithali Raj, 50 ov)

Bowlers O M R WKT WD NB ECO
Anya Shrubsole 6 0 37 0 2 0 6.16
Katherine Brunt 7 1 50 0 1 0 7.14
Natalie Sciver 3 1 18 0 0 0 6
Danielle Hazell 10 0 51 1 2 0 5.1
Jenny Gunn 10 0 46 0 0 1 4.6
Alex Hartley 7 0 38 0 0 0 5.42
Heather Knight 7 0 41 2 0 0 5.85

England Women 246/10 (47.3 ov)R/R: 5.17

THIS OVER:

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Tammy Beaumont c Smriti Mandhana b Shikha Pandey 14 24 2 0 58.33
Sarah Taylor (W) c Mona Meshram b Shikha Pandey 22 31 3 0 70.96
Heather Knight (C) run out (Harmanpreet Kaur) 46 69 1 2 66.66
Natalie Sciver c Sushma Verma b Deepti Sharma 18 22 2 0 81.81
Fran Wilson run out (Ekta Bisht) 81 75 6 0 108
Danielle Wyatt c & b Deepti Sharma 9 9 1 0 100
Katherine Brunt run out (Deepti Sharma) 24 24 2 0 100
Jenny Gunn run out (Mona Meshram) 9 10 1 0 90
Anya Shrubsole c sub b Deepti Sharma 11 11 0 1 100
Danielle Hazell b Poonam Yadav 4 8 0 0 50
Alex Hartley not out 1 2 0 0 50
Extras(b – 0, w – 3, no – 0, lb – 4, penalty – 0) 7        
Total 246 (5.17 runs per over)

Fall of Wickets: 1-33 (Tammy Beaumont, 8.1 ov), 2-42 (Sarah Taylor, 10.5 ov), 3-67 (Natalie Sciver, 17.1 ov), 4-134 (Heather Knight, 31.1 ov), 5-154 (Danielle Wyatt, 34.3 ov), 6-216 (Katherine Brunt, 41.3 ov), 7-229 (Fran Wilson, 43.5 ov), 8-229 (Jenny Gunn, 44.2 ov), 9-236 (Danielle Hazell, 46.2 ov), 10-246 (Anya Shrubsole, 47.3 ov)

Bowlers O M R WKT WD NB ECO
Jhulan Goswami 7 0 39 0 0 0 5.57
Ekta Bisht 9 0 43 0 0 0 4.77
Shikha Pandey 7 1 35 2 1 0 5
Poonam Yadav 10 0 51 1 1 0 5.1
Harmanpreet Kaur 6 0 27 0 0 0 4.5
Deepti Sharma 8.3 0 47 3 1 0 5.52

 

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