India(W) beats England(W) by 35 runs in ICC WORLD CUP (W) 2017.

India’s women team started the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 in grand style as they defeated hosts England by 35 runs in the opening game. Fifties from Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut and Mithali Raj helped India post 281/3 and an all-round bowling and fielding show helped Mithali Raj’s side pull off a great win.




Get full scorecard of England vs India ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 game here.

After beating England , Mithali Raj says that “It’s important that you get a start like that. Brilliant p’ship between the two. Since I had batted in the first innings, I knew the wicket wasn’t assisting the bowlers. So it was important for the spinners to bowl in the right areas. Since both the batters were middling it well, it made sense to take the batting powerplay when they were set.”




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