MUMBAI: England secured a decisive victory against hosts India on Saturday, claiming the Women’s T20 International (WT20I) series with a win in the second match of the three-game series. Heather Knight’s side exhibited a commendable bowling performance, overcoming some challenges in the chase to emerge victorious by four wickets.
Opting to bat at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, India faced a tough outing, posting their third-lowest WT20I total by being dismissed for a mere 80 runs in 16.2 overs. Jemimah Rodrigues stood out as the top-scorer, contributing a 33-ball 33, which included two boundaries.
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England’s Impressive Bowling
England’s bowlers, including Charlie Dean, Lauren Bell, Sophie Ecclestone, and Sarah Glenn, impressed by each securing two wickets.
In pursuit of the 81-run target, England faced a few hiccups but managed to successfully chase it down in 11.2 overs, losing six wickets in the process. Alice Capsey played a crucial role, top-scoring with a 21-ball 25, featuring four fours. Deepti Sharma and Renuka Singh took two wickets each for India.
With this victory, England has secured the series win and will now aim for a clean sweep in the third WT20I, scheduled to take place on Sunday at the same venue. The visitors have showcased their dominance in the series against the host team.