England crush India as women lose T20I series 2-1; fourth on trot


Opener Danni Wyatt smashed an unbeaten 89 off solely 56 balls to overshadow a chic 70 by Smriti Mandhana as England claimed a simple eight-wicket victory over India Women within the third T20 International to wrap up the series 2-1 at Chelmsford.

Having already misplaced the three-match WODI series by the identical margin, the Indian women beneath Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur have now misplaced 4 successive white-ball series with two at residence in opposition to South Africa.

With the series locked at 1-1, it was Indian vice-captain Mandhana, who was at her swish greatest throughout the 51-ball knock which had eight fours and two sixes.

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She pulled the pacers effortlessly, performed some beautiful lofted inside out shot off spinners whereas including 68 runs with skipper Harmanpreet (36 off 26 balls), who appeared in some type of type.

Young Richa Ghosh smashed 4 boundaries in the direction of the top in her 13-ball-20 which took the rating previous the 150-run mark.

England’s Danni Wyatt celebrates her half century. (REUTERS/David Klein)

While India had defended 148 within the earlier recreation, their spinners had been taken to activity by Wyatt who smashed as many as 12 boundaries and a six.

She obtained unbelievable assist from ICC’s No.1 ranked all-rounder Nat Sciver, who chipped in with a 42 off 36 balls after having bowled economically to take 1 for 16 in 4 overs.

However the night belonged to Wyatt, who merely smashed an out of shape Radha Yadav (0/37 in 4 overs) and Poonam Yadav (0/32 in 4 overs).

In truth, Wyatt got here out of her crease to counter Poonam’s crazy gradual deliveries smashing her everywhere in the park.
The chase grew to become a cakewalk in 18.4 overs.

The twin series loss after the South Africa residence series defeat has been an enormous setback for the women’s workforce which is ready to play the 50-over World Cup in New Zealand early subsequent 12 months.

They will subsequent be travelling to Australia and the tour additionally options their maiden day-night Test.


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