India Women’s A fought hard until the end but paid the price for poor batting, as it was shot out for 101 in 19.2 overs. In reply, England finished at 104 for eight in 19.1 overs.
An each-round performance from Issy Wong played a decisive part as England Women’s A defeated India Women’s A by two lattices to decide the three- match T20 series 2- 1 then on Sunday.
In a low- scoring suspenser, India Women’s A fought hard until the end but paid the price for poor fur, as it was shot out for 101 in 19.2 overs after taking to club on a slow acrobat at the Wankhede Stadium.
In reply, England finished at 104 for eight in19.1 overs.
Minnu Mani’s side fought back hard but couldn’t stop Wong (28 not out) from hitting the winning runs, having returned 2.2-0-18-2 before.
Ball unbeaten 35 to help the caller position the series after India had won the first game.
Grace Scrivens (10) was dropped at eight by A. Goel off Mani in the third over at mid-on but two balls latterly, a commanding edge ended her stay with India getting its alternate advance.
Mannat Kashyap also had Freya Kemp (0) caught at short- third for India’s third success, with England slipping to 28 for three in four overs.
Mani (two for 24) gave England another jolt when she gutted up Mady Villiers (1) for the fourth gate and soon after, Hollie Armitage survived a close leg- before appeal from Shreyanka Patil.
Armitage was run- out with a brilliant direct megahit from Mannat which ended her surveillance for a 28- ball 27 and Anusha Bareddy had Seren Smale (18) caught behind to leave England reeling at 63 for six.
Wong joined forces with Rhianna Southby( 3) to take England ahead but Shreyanka brought India back forcefully with two lattices in the 16th over.
Southby diced one onto her lattices while Lauren Filer (0) was gutted up.
Before, it was a citable spin for the Indian batters in the series decider. They plodded inclusively with England bowlers exploiting the conditions better.
While Vrinda Dinesh (9 off 16 balls) was gutted up off a slower delivery from Mahika Gaur, looking to lade it on the leg- side, No. 3 Gongadi Trisha was caught at mid-wicket off Wong for a 10- ball 7.
Mani hit two fours to begin with but mistimed one off Kirstie Gordon to be caught at long- on.
Uma Chetry, given a lifeline on 14, could only make 21 off 16 balls with three fours before being trapped leg- before off Villiers.
Goel (5) got a top edge while looking to sweep Villiers and was caught by Smale to be reduced to 65 for five in the 14th over.
Kanika Ahuja (3) decomposed without troubling the songwriters much and Disha Kasat (20 off 25 balls) formerly again fell in her 20s when she looked to attack.
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