Harmanpreet Powers India Ladies To First Sequence Win In England In 23 Years

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur smashed a scintillating unbeaten ton to energy India to a complete 88-run win within the second ODI, that sealed nation’s first collection win in opposition to England since 1999.
A classic Harmanpreet rekindled the reminiscences of 2017 World Cup with a powerful 143 not out which got here off simply 111 balls as India placed on board a mammoth 333 for five. India bundled out England for 245 in 44.5 overs with medium pacer Renuka Singh (4/57) claiming 4 wickets on Wednesday evening.

Danni Wyatt’s 58-ball 65 was the lone vibrant spot, in an in any other case, dismal present by England batters.

The final time Indian girls gained an ODI collection in England was in 1999 after they triumphed 2-1.

Chasing the imposing whole, what England wanted was a brisk begin, however Renuka denied them by dismissing two top-order batter in Emma Lamb (15) and Sophia Dunkley (1).

Tammy Beaumont (6) was run out because the hosts have been lowered to 47 for 3 by the tip of the eighth over.

Alice Capsey (39) and Wyatt stitched 55 runs for the fourth wicket after which Wyatt shared one other 65 runs with skipper Amy Jones (39) earlier than the England’s chase fell aside with Renuka cleansing up Wyatt within the thirtieth over.

In direction of the tip, Charlie Dean (37) and Kate Cross (14) tried their finest however the asking was too tall as India recorded a powerful win.

Despatched into bat, Harmanpreet smashed 18 fours and 4 sixes en route her 111-ball knock and likewise loved a effective 112-run stand for the fourth wicket with Harleen Deol (58 off 72 balls).

She additionally added 50 with Pooja Vastrakar (18) and one other 71 runs in 4 overs with Deepti Sharma (15 not out) for the unbroken sixth wicket stand.

Nonetheless, it was within the final three overs by which Harmanpreet actually took the sport away from England’s grasp because the 334-run goal in a WODI at all times seemed unbelievable despite the fact that the pitch being a batting belter.

Within the final three overs, the Indian workforce scored 62 runs, courtesy its skipper, who was in imperious contact whereas reaching her fifth hundred in WODIs.

The innings had Harmanpreet’s trademark slog sweeps over cow nook which fetched him a few sixes whereas there have been disdainful sixes over cowl area.

With the pitch providing little assist for bowlers, hitting via the road was very simple and England’s bowling assault did endure a bit with solely off-spinner Charlie Dean (1/39) ending with respectable figures.

The worst sufferer was debutant left-arm seamer Freya Kemp, who did decently until the tip of her seventh over by which she had conceded solely 28 runs.

Such was Harmanpreet’s dominance that Deepti Sharma, who nonetheless holds the person file (188) by an Indian batter in WODIs, was extra of a spectator throughout their sixth wicket stand.

Temporary Scores: India Ladies 333/5 in 50 overs (Harmanpreet Kaur 143 not out, Harleen Deol 58, Freya Kemp 1/82).


England: 245 all out in 44.2 overs (Danni Wyatt 65; Renuka Singh 4/57).

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