England 82 for six (Capsey 25, Deepti 2-4, Renuka 2-26) beat India80 (Rodrigues 30, Glenn 2-13, Ecclestone 2-13, Dean 2-16, Bell 2-18) by 4 wickets
India appeared indecisive with the bat from the start, and it mirrored instantly on the scoreboard. Dean struck with the second ball of the match, trapping Shafali Verma lbw because the batter obtained caught within the crease towards a full supply. Smriti Mandhana, too, was lbw, making an attempt to play one other full ball from Dean from the again foot.
Harmanpreet Kaur paddled Nat Sciver-Brunt for 2 back-to-back fours however then missed a straight ball and was lbw. When Deepti Sharma, taking part in her a centesimal T20I, edged Lauren Bell behind, India had been 29 for 4.
Ecclestone’s sensational, low catch off her personal bowling within the following over despatched Richa Ghosh again. However there was some resistance from Jemimah Rodrigues, who was one of many two India batters to get to double digits. She performed 33 balls and scored 30, principally utilizing the sweep shot towards spinners to search out runs. She ultimately fell to Glenn within the thirteenth over, because the eighth wicket.
Ecclestone might have added another wicket to her tally however England did not assessment an lbw probability within the 14th over. She had pinged Titas Sadhu on the boot however there was hardly any enchantment. Replays confirmed there was no bat concerned and Sadhu was plumb.
India battle again, briefly
However India did not have sufficient runs to make a match out of it; England wanted simply 5 after Deepti’s over. After a few runs, Ecclestone obtained an out of doors edge off Shreyanka Patil that ran approach for 4 and sealed the collection.