England maintained their 100 per cent begin to the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup and moved a giant step nearer to a semi-final spot with a powerful 11-run victory over India in South Africa.
Renuka Thakur (5-15) ripped via England’s prime order to go away them 29-3, having been put into bat after shedding the toss, earlier than a half-century from Nat Sciver-Brunt helped lead the fightback.
Sciver-Brunt placed on a 51-run stand with captain Heather Knight (28) and a quickfire 40 from Amy Jones noticed England attain 151-7, whereas Smriti Mandhana began positively on her solution to 52 from 41 balls.
Tight bowling within the center overs pulled the match again in England’s favour, as India might solely muster 140-5 in reply regardless of a late cameo from Richa Ghoshi (47).
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Pakistan face the West Indies on Sunday, the place defeat would assure England’s place within the semi-finals. Even when Pakistan win in Paarl, then England can safe their place within the final 4 by beating them in Cape City on Tuesday.
India play Eire – who’ve already been eradicated – on Monday. All three matches begin at 1pm and are dwell on Sky Sports activities Cricket, with the semi-finals then going down in Cape City on Thursday and Friday.
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