India clinch inaugural ICC Women’s U19 T20 World Cup with crushing victory over England | Cricket News
The Indian U19 team did what their seniors failed to do when they overcame the final hurdle in an ICC event, taking home a one-sided victory.
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For the first time, India eliminated England with a score of 68 in 17.1 rounds and then returned to knock out the lowly target in 14 rounds to raise the coveted trophy.
“It’s just a proud moment, it’s our first world cup,” Trisha told tree stumps after the memorable win.
Sunday’s victory also reaffirmed India’s dominance at the Under-19 level with the boys winning the world championship in the Caribbean last year.
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India’s bowling offensive, led by beater Titas Sadhu and assisted by foot swinger Parshavi Chopra, set up an all-out victory on Sunday as they blew England away with a clinical display. available at Senwes Park.
While Sadhu showed that Indian women’s speed bowling was in safe hands after Jhulan Goswami retired with an impressive 4-0-6-2 record, Chopra also continued her dream by winning two point 13.
Archana Devi also splits 2 to 17, while Mannat Kashyap (13/13), Shafali (1/16) and Sonam Yadav (1/3) each take a point as England are all at sea after being asked attack first.
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After encouraging talk from India’s Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, India came up with a concrete plan and executed it perfectly as the British innings never really worked out. succeeded after being reduced to 16 trebles in four rounds.
Chasing 69, Shafali started with a cut off Hannah Baker before maxing out Sophia Smale. But Baker came back to eliminate the India captain, who was captured by Alexa Stonehouse in the 3rd round.
Her opener and the team’s best hitter in the tournament, Shweta Sehrawat, also returned to the hut after simply catching Baker against Grace Scrivens in the fourth inning.
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Soumya Tiwari (24 did not go out) and Gongadi Trisha (24) then got along well in 46 collaborations.
With four runs needed, Trisha was cleared by Stonehouse, as Tiwari beat the winning runs.
Besides Shafali, Richa Ghosh is the other international cricketer on the Under-19 team.
Before that, Sadhu had bowled 20 dotted balls in her four-round quota. She hit the fourth ball of the round with a great catch and pitch effort to eliminate Liberty Heap (0).
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Spinner Archana then knocked out Niamh Fiona Holland (10), while Gongadi Trisha performed a sensational catch to knock out Grace Scrivens (4) to give Archana her second bat.
Sadhu could have added another racket to her name but senior expert Richa missed a regulated catch by Ryana Macdonald Gay, who took a one-ball lead.
However, the Bengali rider didn’t have to wait any longer as she passed through the gates of the next Seren Smale (3).
Macdonald Gay made a couple of hits on the fence to relieve the pressure but high-performance foot swinger Parshavi Chopra then got into the action, trapping Charis Pavely (2) in front of goal as England lost. half of their team with a score of 39 in 10 rounds.
Left arm crank Kashyap also kept things tight on the other end as Chopra knocked out Macdonald Gay with Archana performing a superb one-handed catch with a full dash in extra cover. India’s save is exemplary in the big game.
With England in 46th to 6th in 12 rounds, captain Shafali got on the field herself but Alexa Stonehouse hit her for a rare boundary.
Soumya then took action when her direct hit left Josephine Groves by a huge margin, leaving England in 53rd to 7th place.
Shafali and Richa then combined to inflict further suffering on England with the latter team producing a failed attempt. Kashyap then removes Stonehouse with Sonam sheltering a doll.
(With input from PTI)