Indian players celebrate in the wake of winning the first one-day International cricket game played against England.
The series starting at now dealt with; a specific India will want to complete a whitewash when they take on a trapped England in the third and last women’s One-day International here Thursday. The Mithali Raj-drove outfit had whipped the common World Champions by 66 runs in the opening ODI and after that arranged it according to a directing seven-wicket win in the second match to seal the three-game plan with a 2-0 unbeatable lead.
All the more significantly, India got four critical points in the ICC Women’s title as the race for verifying direct capability spots for the 2021 World Cup warms up. With two extra points accessible to everyone of, the hosts might not have any desire to explore by revealing any upgrades to the line-up.
India seems to have found the triumphant vitality under new trainer W V Raman as they ticked most boxes in the last two matches. Beneficial opener Smriti Mandhana, who is the present ICC cricketer of the year, has been in marvelous mode. Her elegant 63 in the last match helped the hosts to secure the match and the series.
Professional Mithali Raj, who is the main run-getter in ODIs, has scores of 44 and 47 in the last two matches. Both Mandhana and her captain might want to proceed from where they left. Experienced Punam Raut, who made a bounce back to the ODI side, upheld her assurance over Harleen Deol, by contributing with an accommodating 32.
Raut’s thought seems to have managed the inside demand inconveniences. In any case, she and young opener Jemimah Rodrigues, both from Mumbai, need to change over their starts more noteworthy scores. Any similarity to Deepti Sharma, Mona Meshram and wicket-specialist Taniya Bhatia moreover need to contribute if the best demand falters.
The Indian bowlers – both seamers and spinners – have been stunning. Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami (with 5 wickets in the elastic) and Shikha Pandey (6 wickets) have harried the visitors in the initial two matches at the Wankhede field here. England have suspected that it was difficult to go up against the Indian turn trio of Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav and Ekta Bisht.
Moderate left-arm standard bowler Bisht spun the visitors to their destiny with a four-wicket pull in redirection one. The doing combating England side in like manner persevered through a blow after all-rounder Sophie Ecclestone was controlled out of the third ODI and rest of the visit in light of a broken hand. The guests will play for pride and plan to sack the two essential points as a component of the ICC Championship before going to the three-game T20I series in Guwahati one month from now.
Beside all-rounder Natalie Sciver and skipper Heather Knight, substitute players have, all things considered, performed not exactly noteworthy. On the bowling front, the gathering’s pacers Anya Shrubsole, Georgia Elwiss and Kathrine Brunt have the mettle to bother the hosts. The hosts, on their present structure, in fact start as pioneers anyway England could spring an astonishment and keep a definitive triumph by India.
Teams (from): India Women: Mithali Raj (C), Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (WK), R Kalpana (WK), Mona Meshram, Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Harleen Deol.
England Women: Heather Knight (C), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Alex Hartley, Amy Jones, Laura Marsh, Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor (WK), Lauren Winfield and Danni Wyatt. Match begins at 9 AM.