The 14th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 concluded just now with England Women taking an 11-run win over India Women. Renuka Singh’s maiden five-for couldn’t be a part of a winning game for India.
India Women had won the toss in the game and elected to field first.
Batting first, England Women made 151 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. Nat Sciver-Brunt who got out after her half-century was the highest run scorer for the team in the game with 50 runs in 42 balls. Amy Jones followed Nat Sciver-Brunt with 40 runs off 27 balls. Heather Knight followed Amy Jones on the list with 28 runs in 23 balls.
Renuka Singh got her very first five-for in T20I Cricket. She had a bowling figure of 4-0-15-5 in the game. Shikha Pandey and Deepti Sharma were the two other bowlers to take a wicket each in the game for India. India Women conceded 9 extras to England Women while bowling.
With Smriti Mandhana making 52(41) in the match, India Women made 140/5 in 20 overs in the chase. Richa Ghosh was the batter to score second most for the team in the match with 47 not-out in 34 balls. India Women remained 12 runs sort the target and lost the match against England Women by 11 runs.
Sarah Glenn took two wickets for England Women with Lauren Bell and Sophie Ecclestone taking a wicket each. England Women conceded 7 extras to India while bowling.
Nat Sciver-Brunt was the Player of the Match for her 50(42) in batting.
With the win, England Women now have 3 wins from 3 matches and continue their lead in the Group 2 of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 with 6 points being followed by their today opponent India Women with 4 points.