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Danielle Wyatt steers England to T20I series win over India

News Agencies | Updated on: 15 July 2021, 7:57 IST

Danielle Wyatt's 89-run knock helped England to register an eight-wicket over India in the third and final T20I here at the County Ground in Chelmsford on Wednesday (local time) with eight balls remaining to wrap up the series victory.

Harmanpreet Kaur-led India, which chose to bat first after winning the toss, put up a decent total of 153/6. Opener Shaifali Verma failed to open her account and lost her wicket to Katherine Brunt.

Smriti Mandhana departed after an impressive 70-run in the series decider. Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur (36 off 26) and Richa Ghosh (20 off 13) helped India sent to post a competitive total. Other Indian batters failed to score runs in double digits.

Chasing the total, England lost opener Tammy Beaumont in early overs. However, Danni Wyatt's unbeaten 89 from 56 balls took the match away from India and guided England to lift the trophy. Wyatt put on a 112-run partnership with Natalie Sciver who got out after scoring 42 runs off 36 balls.

Brief Scores: India Women 153/6. (Smriti Mandhana 70, Harmanpreet Kaur 36, Katherine Brunt 2-27) vs England Women 154/2 (Danni Wyatt 89, Natalie Sciver 42, Sneh Rana 1-27).


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First published: 15 July 2021, 7:57 IST