- Smriti Mandhana scored 49 runs in 57 balls
- Vice Captain Mandhana took a brilliant catch of Net Sever near the boundary.
- England women’s team won the 3-match ODI series by 2-1
Indian women’s cricket team defeated England (INDw vs ENGw 3rd ODI) by 4 wickets in the third and last ODI. Despite this victory, the Indian team lost the 3-match ODI series by 1-2.
For India, captain Mithali Raj played the highest innings of 75 not out. Mithali hit 8 fours in 86 balls. For Team India, opener Smriti Mandhana scored 49 runs in 57 balls. Mandhana hit 8 fours.
In this match, a brilliant catch of Mandhana remained in the headlines, whose video is going viral on social media. Mandhana took a brilliant catch of Nat Sciver by diving her left over into the air at midwicket on the third ball of the 38th over of England’s innings. This excellent catch of Smriti is being highly praised on social media.
On the delivery of Deepti Sharma, Sivar went ahead and played an aerial shot towards midwicket. After this, Mandhana, who was fielding towards midwicket, took this catch by diving to her left while running. Sivar got out after scoring 49 runs.
India won with 3 balls left
The Indian women’s team defeated the England women’s team by 4 wickets with 3 balls to spare in the last ODI on the basis of the record innings of captain Mithali Raj (75 not out). Earlier, the Indian women’s team restricted England for 219 runs on the back of the brilliant performance of the Indian bowlers under the leadership of Deepti Sharma (3/47). In response, the Indian women’s team, who came out to bat, won the match in 46.3 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Player of the match Mithali hit the winning four.
Mithali became the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket
Captain Mithali Raj has overtaken former England captain Charlotte Edwards to become the highest run-scorer in all three formats of international women’s cricket. The 38-year-old surpassed Edward’s tally of 10,273 international runs when he was hit for a four by Nate Sciver in the 24th over of the innings while chasing the target against England.