England girls recorded a straightforward 38-run win within the first T20I match in opposition to India in Mumbai on Wednesday. The travelling aspect continued their dominance over India after a powerful all-round efficiency from the returning star Natalie Sciver-Brunt.
Returning to motion for the primary time since claiming Gold on the Asian Video games in September, the Girls in Blue struggled to match England’s would possibly at Wankhede Stadium. Kids Shreyanka Patil and Saika Ishaque made their debuts however it was an abysmal efficiency from senior figures Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma.
Harmanpreet gained the toss and elected to bowl first which gave an immediate success. Renuka Singh dismissed Sophia Dunkley and Alice Capsey within the first over on back-to-back deliveries however Sciver-Brunt and Danni Wyatt pulled off a shocking comeback from the visiting aspect.
The duo added 138 runs for the third wicket with Wyatt scoring 75 runs off 47 balls and Sciver-Brunt top-scoring with 77 runs off 53 balls. Indian bowlers tried to make a late comeback however a quickfire cameo of 23 off 9 balls from Amy Jones helped England publish their largest T20I whole of 197/6 in opposition to India.
Whereas chasing an enormous whole, India misplaced star batters Smirit and Jemimah Rodrigues in a powerplay over. Shafali Verma stored the sport balanced for almost all of the play however England’s bowlers stored taking well timed wickets. Verma top-scored with 52 runs off 42 balls however no different batter managed to register a 30-plus knock.
The world no.1 bowler Sophie Ecclestone took three wickets for 15 to limit India to a complete of 159/6 in 20 overs. Sciver-Brunt bagged the Participant of the Match award for her large fifty and for taking a wicket of Smriti Mandhana. Each groups will subsequent conflict within the second recreation of the collection on the similar venue on Saturday (December 9).
India Girls Enjoying XI: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Shreyanka Patil, Kanika Ahuja, Pooja Vastrakar, Renuka Thakur Singh, Saika Ishaque
England Girls Enjoying XI: Danielle Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Heather Knight (c), Amy Jones (wk), Freya Kemp, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Lauren Bell, Mahika Gaur
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