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IND Vs ENG, ICC Women's World Cup 2022: England Outsmart India For First Win - Highlights

Chasing 135, England rode on Nat Sciver and Heather Knight's knocks to win the game in 31.2 overs. Get highlights of IND-W vs ENG-W here.

Charlotte Dean led England bowling attack with career-best of 4/23. Get IND-W vs ENG-W highlights.
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After three disappointing losses in the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup 2022, defending champions England finally lodged their first points in the tournament. Opting to field first, England's bowling were led by young Charlotte Dean who took a career-best 4/23 to skittle out India for 134 in 36.2 overs. The Indians were never in the game from the start as they were down to 28/3 in eight overs. Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur tried to steady the ship with a 33-run stand but that didn't last long. A 37-run stand for the eighth wicket by Richa Ghosh and Jhulan Goswami took India past 130-run mark. Chasing a paltry total, England were in a spot of bother losing both openers with just four runs on board. But Natalie Sciver (45) and Heather Knight (53 not out) stitched 65 runs to put them in a comfortable position. England lost four more wickets towards the end, but Knight ensured safe passage with more than 19 overs to spare. Get highlights of IND-W vs ENG-W.

11:53 AM IST: Charlotte Dean - Player of the Match   

We have come back from three disappointing games to win today. I don't have any words to say, I am very happy. I just tried to keep it simple, try and build some pressure, and that worked well. 

11:43 AM IST: ENG Win

England finish off in style. Sophie Ecclestone pulls Meghna Singh for a boundary to get their first points.  

11:40 AM IST: Injury Scare

Harmanpreet Kaur seems to have hurt her knee while trying to stop a boundary from Sophie Ecclestone. Physios are in, Harmanpreet goes out of the field. 

11:32 AM IST: ENG Lose 2 Quick Wickets

Two quick wickets for India towards the end of the match. Two wickets for Meghna Singh in the over. ENG 128/6 (29.3) 

11:23 AM IST: Knight 50

23rd half-century for Heather Knight in ODIs. After three failures, Knight returns to form in style. ENG 118/4 (27.4) 

11:13 AM IST: Jones Fall To A Blinder

Brilliant catch from Harmanpreet Kaur to send back Amy Jones. Harmanpreet backtracks to take a blinder off Rajeshwari Gayakwad. ENG 102/4 (24.4) 

11:01 AM IST: Knight Steers England

Deepti Sharma into the attack for the first time in this match. Isn't it too late for Deepti to come into the attack? After Nat Sciver's dismissal, Heather Knight steers England towards victory. ENG 88/3 (22)     

10:47 AM IST: ENG Lose 3rd 

Pooja Vastrakar returns for her 4th over. Heather Knight hits the first for a four. Natalie Sciver smashes the fifth for a four, over mid-wicket. But Vastrakar gets the last laugh. A leading edge ends Sciver's stay at the crease for 45. ENG 69/3 (17)

10:38 AM IST: Tidy Over

Rajeshwari Gayakwad returns for her third over. A single off the fifth. England need 75 runs. ENG - 60/2 (16)

10:32 AM IST: 50-run Stand

Sneh Rana on with her second over. Back-to-back fours to end the over with Natalie Sciver (41 off 42) taking on the Indian bowler. 55 in 72 for the third wicket with Heather Knight (13 off 35). England need another 76 runs. ENG - 59/2 (15)

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10:14 AM IST: ENG Cruise 

Natalie Scriver and captain Heather Knight rebuild England after twin strikes early. The duo has already hit six fours since coming in the middle. ENG 34/2 (10)

9:49 AM IST: Goswami strikes

Chakdaha Express Strikes. England are two down in three overs. Tammy Beaumont is trapped in front off Jhulan Goswami. India needed this kind of start. 250 ODI wickets for Jhulan Goswami. ENG 4/2 (3) 

9:39 AM IST: India Strike

What a START for India. A beauty from Meghna Singh forces Danielle Wyatt to drive and ends up edging to Sneh Rana at first slip. ENG 3/1 (1.1)  

9:30 AM IST: ENG Start Chase

Tammy Beaumont and Danielle Wyatt come out in the middle. Jhulan Goswami will open the attack for India.   

9:00 AM IST: ENG Need 137 Runs

India are all out for 134. Meghna Singh is the last player to be dismissed. Charlotte Dean finishes with 4/23. England need 135 runs to win.     

8:50 AM IST: Richa Departs 

A brilliant innings from Richa Ghosh comes to an end. The youngster falls short of the crease for 33. Four balls later, Jhulan Goswami follows suit for 26-ball 20.  IND 129/9 (33.5)

8:42 AM IST: Richa-Jhulan Cruise India

A six and a four by Jhulan Goswami and Richa Ghosh in the same over from Kate Cross. The partnership is 34 from 45 balls. Richa is batting on 32 while Jhulan is batting on 14. This kind of batting should have come from the top order. IND 120/7 (32) 

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8:34 AM IST: Richa Looks Positive

Richa Ghosh brings up India's 100 with a four. She dances down the ground to go over mid-off. IND 103/7 (30) 

8:26 AM IST: Bengal Duo In The Middle

The Bengal duo Richa Ghosh and Jhulan Goswami are in the middle. One is playing her maiden ODI World Cup and the other is probably in her last mega event. IND 96/7 (28)

8:17 AM IST: Dean Takes Another

What a game young Charlotte Dean is having. After taking two wickets in the first over, the offie now takes another. Pooja Vastrakar is trapped in front for 9. IND 86/7 (24.3)   

8:08 AM IST: Mandhana Departs 

This is not good for India. Smriti Mandhana goes down to sweep, misses it and is LBW off Sophie Ecclestone. Big wicket for England. Mandhana goes back for fightig 35. Poor strike rotation has also hurt India. IND 71/6 (21.4)   

 7:45 AM IST: IND In Trouble

Charlotte Dean is on a role here at the Bay Oval. The youngster strikes twice in an over to push India down the ladder. First Harmanpreet Kaur and now Sneh Rana, both catches taken by Amy Jones behind the stumps. A double-wicket maiden for Dean.  IND 61/5 (16.4) 

7:32 AM IST: 50 Up For India

50 comes up for India. Important for the duo of Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana to hang in the middle. The fourth-wicket stand is now 30 off 41 balls. IND 53/3 (15) 

7:16 AM IST: Welcome 4 

Smriti Mandhana chip drives Anya Shrubsole through the covers for a welcome boundary. India need to rebuild from here. IND 37/3 (10) 

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7:10 AM IST: Suicidal

What's wrong with India today? Deepti Sharma goes for a single after nine dots only to see Kate Cross shatter the stumps at the other end. This Indian team is a complete contrast to what we saw against West Indies. IND 28/3 (8)    

7:00 AM IST: Two For Anya 

India are in serious trouble. After Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj falls victim to Anya Shrubsole playing a widish delivery that could have been left. Deepti Sharma comes in the middle. IND 25/2 (5.2)    

6:48 AM IST: Anya Strikes

Bowled! Yastika Bhatia tries to push away an Anya Shrubsole inswinger on the front foot but gets beaten with the pace as the ball crashes onto the stumps after taking an inside edge. Shrubsole also completes 100 ODI wickets. IND 18/1 (3.4)  

6:30 AM IST: India start

Smriti Mandhana and Yastika Bhatia come out in the middle. Katherine Brint will start with the new ball for England

6:10 AM IST: Captains Speak

Mithali Raj (IND): We would have batted first given it's a dry pitch. We are unchanged. We would like to be consistent and that has benefitted the team.  

Heather Knight (ENG): We're going to have a bowl. It's a fresh pitch and although it is dry, we want to keep them to a low total. We're playing the same team.  

6:07 AM IST: Playing XIs

India Women: Smriti Mandhana, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj(c), Deepti Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Richa Ghosh(w), Sneh Rana, Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad

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England Women: Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight(c), Natalie Sciver, Amy Ellen Jones(w), Sophia Dunkley, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Charlotte Dean, Anya Shrubsole

6:00 AM IST: Toss 

Heather Knight wins the toss and England will bowl first. 

5:47 AM IST: Welcome

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of a cracker of a contest between India and England in the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup 2022.  

England’s hopes of defending their title at the Women’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2022 faltered Monday when they lost by three wickets to South Africa to be left without a win after three matches. England have a good recent record against India and with every game now a must-win for them the reigning champions will look to play their best game.

India come into the game after beating West Indies in their last match by 155 runs, taking their record to two wins from three matches, as Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana scored brilliant centuries.

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s 184-run partnership saw India set the West Indies an ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup record chase of 318. Jhulan Goswami dismissed Anisa Mohammed to become the leading wicket-taker in World Cups with her 40th scalp as India sealed victory.

England have been hampered by poor fielding in this World Cup and one example has been dropping at least three catches from South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt, who made a decisive 77 from 101 balls to fashion a South African win.

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