|First girls folks’s one-day global, Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium):|
|India 202 (49.4 overs): Rodrigues Forty eight, Raj 44, Ecclestone 2-27, Sciver 2-29|
|England 136 (41 overs): Sciver, 44, Knight 39*, Bisht 4-25|
|India obtained by 66 runs|
England girls folks had been choked by the India spinners to lose the foremost one-day global by 66 runs in Mumbai.
Field 203, England had been successfully placed at 111-3 prior to Nat Sciver (44) became once brilliantly speed out by Ekta Bisht off her occupy bowling.
That began a give scheme of seven wickets for 25 runs, England bowled out for 136 with captain Heather Knight 39 no longer out.
India had been earlier brushed aside for 202, with Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss and Sciver every taking two wickets.
Jemimah Rodrigues made Forty eight and captain Mithali Raj 44 for the house facet, who take a 1-0 lead within the three-match series.
In all likelihood extra importantly, they claim two aspects within the Worldwide Cricket Council’s Women’s Championship to slip 2d within the desk.
With the atomize four qualifying for the 2021 World Cup on the earliest opportunity, 2017 champions England remain seventh, albeit with video games in hand on the groups above them.
The 2d match of the series, furthermore at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, is on Monday.
England plunge aside to defeat
England’s batters had already been given a warning on this tour when they slipped to 11-4 in a warmth-up against a Board President’s XI on Monday.
In that sport, Knight’s half of-century guided them to victory, however here the skipper could presumably well make nothing about the give scheme that unfolded at the same time as she became once on the non-striker’s atomize.
After meagre contributions from Amy Jones, Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor, Sciver and Knight took administration with a stand of 73.
Then again, when bowler Bisht easy a Knight cutting edge and flicked the ball into the non-striker’s stumps to leave Sciver attempting her ground, England imploded.
The tourists’ decrease repeat struggled with the inability of tempo of poke trio Bisht, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Yadav.
After Danni Wyatt holed out off Sharma, Bisht had Katherine Brunt stumped, took a return capture off Anya Shrubsole and bowled both Ecclestone and Alex Hartley.
With Knight starved of the strike and the wicket deteriorating, the last four wickets fell for heaps of efficient one speed.
“We lost wickets in clusters. It became once tricky to near against the poke, however we believe now to better in these first 10 or 15 balls – then it becomes a dinky bit more straightforward,” Knight told BBC Sport.
“It’s nerve-racking. I believed 200 became once a chaseable target however we didn’t bat successfully sufficient. We now believe to take that on the chin, then near support and put in a better showing within the following match.
“We now believe bounced support within the past and that is what we believe now to make now.”
India make sufficient despite give scheme
Asked to bat first on a green-having a seek for floor and at 09:00 native time, India got a solid start by Rodrigues and Smriti Mandhana, the openers including 69 for the foremost wicket.
However the hosts slumped after the freak lack of Mandhana, ranked because the enviornment’s most sensible doubtless one-day batter, who in a scheme gloved an Elwiss lengthy-hop on to her occupy stumps.
From there, an India center-repeat without the injured Harmanpreet Kaur struggled against handsome left-arm spinner Ecclestone and the medium tempo of Sciver, slipping to 95-5.
They had been steadied by a sixth-wicket stand of 53 between captain Raj and wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia, however when Raj became once lbw to Elwiss, it appeared decided that India would plunge attempting a competitive total.
By that level, Bhatia had develop to be the foremost of three speed-outs, piece of a faultless England fielding describe.
As slow wickets fell, Jhulan Goswami added a precious 30, including a six off Shrubsole within the final over. By that level, India already had sufficient.