India clinched a seven-wicket win against England to lift the inaugural edition of the Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup.
India on Sunday won its demoiselle ICC title in women’s justice as a bunch of lively and talented teenagers lifted the initial U-19 World Cup with an emphatic seven- gate palm over England.
The Shafali Verma– led IndiaU-19 team managed to do what their seniors couldn’t do by clearing the final chain in a global event.
India first whisked out England for 68 in17.1 overs and also returned to knock off the paltry target in 14 overs to lift the coveted jewel.
“It’s just a proud moment, its our first world mug, ” said Trisha with wholes in hand after the memorable palm.
The palm on Sunday also reaffirms India’s dominance at theU-19 position, with the boys winning the world title in the Caribbean last time.
India’s bowling attack, led by leader Titas Sadhu and supported by leg- incentive Parshavi Chopra, set up the comprehensive palm on Sunday as they blew England down with a clinical display at Senwes Park.
While Sadhu showed that Indian women pace bowling is in safe hands following the withdrawal of Jhulan Goswami with emotional numbers of 4-0-6-2, Chopra too continued her dream run as she snapped two for 13.
Archana Devi also beheaded 2 for 17, while Mannat Kashyap(1/13), Shafali(1/16) and Sonam Yadav(1/3) reckoned for one gate each as England were each at ocean after being asked to take first strike.
Following a vim talk from India’s Olympic champion pikestaff venture Neeraj Chopra, India came out with a specific plan and executed it impeccably as England’s innings noway really took off after being reduced to 16 for three in four overs.
Chasing 69, Shafali started with a boundary off Hannah Baker before launching Sophia Smale for a outside. But Baker came back to get relieve of the India commander, who was caught by Alexa Stonehouse in the 3rd over.
Her opening and platoon’s stylish batter in the event, Shweta Sehrawat, also was back in the shack after giving a simple catch to Baker off Grace Scrivens in the fourth over.
Soumya Tiwari( 24 not out) and Gongadi Trisha( 24) also dug their heels in with a 46- run cooperation.
With four runs demanded, Trisha was gutted up by Stonehouse, as Tiwari knocked off the winning runs.
Besides Shafali, Richa Ghosh was the other transnational cricketer in theU-19 team.
Before, Sadhu sailed 20 fleck balls in her share of four overs. She struck in the fourth ball of the innings with a superb caught and sailed trouble to get relieve of Liberty Heap( 0).
Spinner Archana also gutted up Niamh Fiona Holland( 10), while Gongadi Trisha pulled off a sensational catch to get relieve of Grace Scrivens( 4) to hand Archana her alternate gate.
Sadhu could have added another gate to her name but elderly pro Richa dropped a regulation catch of Ryana Macdonald Gay, who had edged an down going ball.
The Bengal leader, still, did n’t have to stay longer as she went through the gates of Seren Smale( 3) coming.
Macdonald Gay played a couple of successes to the hedge to ease the pressure but in- form leg- incentive Parshavi Chopra also got into the act, enmeshing Charis Pavely( 2) infront of gate as England lost half their side for 39 in 10 overs.
Left- arm incentive Kashyap also kept effects tight at the other end as Chopra removed Macdonald Gay with Archana taking a superb one- handed catch with a full dive at redundant cover. India’s fielding was exemplary in the big game.
With England at 46 for 6 in 12 overs, commander Shafali brought herself in but Alexa Stonehouse hit her for a rare boundary.
Soumya was also in action as her direct megahit set up Josephine Groves short by a big periphery, leaving England at 53 for 7. Shafali and Richa also combined to pile farther misery on England with the ultimate producing a stumping trouble. Kashyap also removed Stonehouse with Sonam taking a dolly at cover. Know More Women Cricket News…