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In pics | India vs England Women's T20 World Cup Semifinal: Women in Blue fall short against clinical England

Catch all the top moments from the ICC Women's World T20 semifinal clash between India and England played at North Sound, Antigua.

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India were up against England in the semi-final of the ICC Women’s World T20 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua. Both teams came into the match unchanged which meant India were once again without the experienced Mithali Raj in the playing XI. Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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India were up against England in the semi-final of the ICC Women’s World T20 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua. Both teams came into the match unchanged which meant India were once again without the experienced Mithali Raj in the playing XI. Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Smriti Mandhana and Taniya Bhatia got India off to a good start stitching together a 43-run partnership for the first wicket. Mandhana did the bulk of the scoring in the partnership with a brisk 34 off 23 balls. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Smriti Mandhana and Taniya Bhatia got India off to a good start stitching together a 43-run partnership for the first wicket. Mandhana did the bulk of the scoring in the partnership with a brisk 34 off 23 balls. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Sophie Ecclestone dropped Mandhana in the 5th over but she atoned for her error in the very next over. Ecclestone’s delivery stuck onto the pitch and Mandhana ended up chipping the ball back to the bowler who held on this time. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Sophie Ecclestone dropped Mandhana in the 5th over but she atoned for her error in the very next over. Ecclestone’s delivery stuck onto the pitch and Mandhana ended up chipping the ball back to the bowler who held on this time. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Taniya Bhatia followed Mandhana to the dug-out just 2 overs later when she found Natalie Sciver in the field while looking to hit Heather Knight out of the park. Bhatia struggled to time her shots on a slow pitch and returned with just 11 runs off 19 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Taniya Bhatia followed Mandhana to the dug-out just 2 overs later when she found Natalie Sciver in the field while looking to hit Heather Knight out of the park. Bhatia struggled to time her shots on a slow pitch and returned with just 11 runs off 19 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues then added 36 runs for the fourth wicket before Rodrigues was run out in the 14th over thanks to some good work by Tammy Beaumont in the field. Rodrigues returned with 26 off 26 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues then added 36 runs for the fourth wicket before Rodrigues was run out in the 14th over thanks to some good work by Tammy Beaumont in the field. Rodrigues returned with 26 off 26 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Kirstie Gordon picked up two important wickets in the 16th over which left India completely deflated. She got Veda Krishnamurthy to top-edge a delivery to keeper Amy Jones before getting the big wicket of Kaur. The Indian skipper mistimed her shot sending the ball looping high towards Sciver at backward point. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Kirstie Gordon picked up two important wickets in the 16th over which left India completely deflated. She got Veda Krishnamurthy to top-edge a delivery to keeper Amy Jones before getting the big wicket of Kaur. The Indian skipper mistimed her shot sending the ball looping high towards Sciver at backward point. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

India ended up losing their last eight wickets for just 24 runs as seven players failed to get double digit scores. They were bowled out for a below-par total of 112 in 19.2 overs. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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India ended up losing their last eight wickets for just 24 runs as seven players failed to get double digit scores. They were bowled out for a below-par total of 112 in 19.2 overs. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

England skipper Heather Knight was the pick of the bowlers finishing with 3 wickets in 2 overs while giving away just 9 runs. Gordon and Ecclestone picked up two wickets apiece while three Indians were run-out. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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England skipper Heather Knight was the pick of the bowlers finishing with 3 wickets in 2 overs while giving away just 9 runs. Gordon and Ecclestone picked up two wickets apiece while three Indians were run-out. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Radha Yadav got India off to a great start when she dismissed Tammy Beaumont in the 2nd over. Beaumont mistimed a slog-sweep picking out Arundhati Reddy at midwicket. Deepti Sharma then scalped Danielle Wyatt in the 5th over as India reduced England to 24/2. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Radha Yadav got India off to a great start when she dismissed Tammy Beaumont in the 2nd over. Beaumont mistimed a slog-sweep picking out Arundhati Reddy at midwicket. Deepti Sharma then scalped Danielle Wyatt in the 5th over as India reduced England to 24/2. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Following the loss of their openers, Amy Jones and Natalie Sciver stitched together an unbeaten 92-run partnership to give England an eight-wicket win with 17 balls remaining. Unlike the Indians, Jones and Sciver played deep in their crease which made it easier for them against the Indian spinners. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Following the loss of their openers, Amy Jones and Natalie Sciver stitched together an unbeaten 92-run partnership to give England an eight-wicket win with 17 balls remaining. Unlike the Indians, Jones and Sciver played deep in their crease which made it easier for them against the Indian spinners. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Sciver brought up her half-century in the 17th over with a boundary off Poonam Yadav. She finished with 52 runs from just 38 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Sciver brought up her half-century in the 17th over with a boundary off Poonam Yadav. She finished with 52 runs from just 38 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Amy Jones too completed her fifty with a boundary which also gave England the win. She was named the Player of the Match for her composed innings of 53 off 47 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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Amy Jones too completed her fifty with a boundary which also gave England the win. She was named the Player of the Match for her composed innings of 53 off 47 deliveries. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

England will face Australia in the finals of the Women's World T20 on November 25 at 5.30 AM. Australia beat the West Indies by 71 runs in the earlier semifinal. (Image:Icc-cricket.com)
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England will face Australia in the finals of the Women's World T20 on November 25 at 5.30 AM. Australia beat the West Indies by 71 runs in the earlier semifinal. (Image:Icc-cricket.com)

First Published on Nov 23, 2018 12:05 pm
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