India fell nine runs short of history as England beat the Mithali Raj-drove side in an exciting ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. Anya Shrubsole picked six wickets for the hosts to lead them to their fourth World Cup title.
A spirited 86 from Punam Raut and 51 from Harmanpreet Kaur helped India get near to England’s total of 228/7 yet fell only nine runs short in the ICC Women’s World Cup last at Lord’s on Sunday. Underdogs in the occasion, India were up against competition top choices and hosts England in the summit conflict yet they declined to surrender without a battle. In spite of losing opener Smriti Mandhana early and chief Mithali Raj for 17, Punam and Harmanpreet got India back in the match with a 95-run organization. After Punam’s flight, Veda Krishnamurthy’s 35 kept India in the chase. Notwithstanding, England held their nerves and grabbed wickets at consistent interims as the Indian lower-arrange neglected to think of the products. With this win, England won their fourth World Cup title.
England captain Heather Knight celebrates with trophy after England won the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 final match against India at Lord’s in London, England.
England’s players celebrate winning the world cup by lifting the trophy and spraying sparkling wine.
Super proud of the girls. Tough luck today but womens cricket in India has truly arrived. Thank you girls .Salute your spirit.#WWC17Final