IND-W vs ENG-W 2nd ODI: Indian women’s team creates history, defeats England after 23 years

The Indian women’s cricket team has created history in England. After 23 years, the Indian women’s cricket team defeated England by 88 runs in the second One-Day International at the St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury.

India secured an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

For the second year running, the Indian team made it to the England tour. The three-ODI series here was lost last time by a score of 1-2. But this time, Team India won the first two games in the three-match ODI series.

This gives the series an unstoppable 2-0 lead. The women’s Indian team won the opening game of the series by a margin of 7 wickets. In the second match played on Wednesday (September 21), the women’s England team lost by a wide margin of 88 runs in the second game. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur exhibits her best play in this victory.

Harmanpreet Kaur scored an unbeaten 143 in just 111 balls. During this she hit 4 sixes and 18 fours. Harman’s strike rate was 128.83. In the match, Harmanpreet Kaur was also adjudged the man of the match. This was the fifth ODI century of Harman’s career.

In the second match, the Indian team had batted first after losing the toss.  Harmanpreet Kaur’s century innings helped the Indian team score a big total of 333 runs for 5 wickets. Harleen Deol contributed a superb 58-run innings in this.

The England team was knocked out after scoring 245 runs in 44.2 overs in response to the target of 334 runs.

Only Danielle White scored 65 runs for the team. Renuka Singh, an Indian fast bowler, earned the most wickets for her side with 4.