IND-W Vs ENG-W 3rd T20I Match Report: India Women Canter To Five-Wicket Win, Deny England Series Sweep

Smriti Mandhan's 48 runs innings led India to a consolation win against England Women by five wickets in the third T20. India Women got the target of 127 runs, which they achieved in 19 overs by losing five wickets

India's Smriti Mandhana (R) during the third T20 women's cricket match against England

Smriti Mandhana scored a scratchy run-a-ball 48 but that was enough to earn India a consolation five-wicket win against England in the third and final women's T20 International in Mumbai on Sunday. (More Cricket News)

England won the three-match series 2-1. England made 126 all out and India replied with 130 for 5.

Batting first, captain Heather Knight's 52 ensured a modest 126 for England with spinners -- left-arm orthodox Saika Ishaque and off-break specialist Shreyanka Patil -- scalping three wickets each.

For India, Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues (29 off 33 balls) added 57 for the second wicket. Mandhana hit five fours and two sixes.

Brief Scores: 

England: 126 all out in 20 overs (Heather Knight 52; Shreyanka Patil 3 for 19, Saika Ishaque 3 for 22) 

India women: 130/5 in 19 overs (Smriti Mandhana 48, Jemimah Rodrigues 29, Amanjot Kaur 13 not out).

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