New Delhi: Indian women’s team created history under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur by beating England by 88 runs. This is after 23 years, that Women in Blue have entered the house of British and won the memorable series.
The visitors registered victory in the second ODI at Lord’s after winning the first ODI by seven wickets.
captain @ImHarmanpreet led from the front, hammering 143* and taking the Player of the Match award as #TeamIndia beat England by 88 runs in the second ODI to take an unassailable lead in the series. 👏 👏 #ENGvIND
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) September 21, 2022
Harmanpreet Kaur: Key to India’s success
Harmanpreet Kaur scored a century of 143 not out off 111 balls. During this he hit 4 sixes and 18 fours. Thanks to the explosive batting of the captain, India added 80 runs in the last five overs and scored 333 runs in 50 overs for the loss of five wickets.
India also gifted Jhulan Goswami after winning the series in England. This is the last series of legendary bowler Jhulan Goswami’s career and scoring a win today made it special for the Indian cricketer.
After losing the toss in the match, Team India, who came to bat first, put 333 runs on the board with the contribution of captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s century. Chasing the target, the England team piled on after scoring 245 runs in 44.2 overs. Fast bowler Renuka Singh took 4 wickets for the Indian team.