The Indian team is rightfully upset after losing to England by six wickets. They are a much better side than the English women’s team, but their batting was not up to par this time around. It was great for them to get off on the right foot in terms of morale and confidence as they go into an important match against Australia next week. But overall it must still feel like a loss.
England were elated with the victory, especially since it came against such difficult opponents who are expected to be one of their toughest competitors at next year’s World Cup in India. The series will continue tomorrow at 10 AM EST/ 7 PM IST on Star Sports Network and Hotstar before traveling back home for matches between England and
England pulled off a major upset, defeating India by just one wicket in the first ODI on Sunday. Beaumont and Sciver starred for England with the bat as they combined to score 107 and 62 respectively. But it was bowling that really proved to be game changer for England, setting up India’s downfall. The bowlers were clinical from the start of their innings, reducing them to 123-6 before Jhulan Goswami attempted a final flourish but fell short at 124-7 when she was run out by Katherine Whitely for an excellent catch.