At this stage, number three batsman Soumya Tiwari moved the scoreboard along with Telugu girl Gongadi Trisha. With this, at the end of ten overs, India scored 48 runs for the loss of 2 wickets and came close to victory. Trisha, who batted in the beginning, kept the team in a safe position. Trisha, who scored 24 runs off 29 balls, was dismissed 3 runs short of victory. But Soumya Tiwary (24 not out from 37 balls) along with Hrishita Basu (0 not out) ended the affair.
Before that… Indian captain Shafali Verma, who won the toss, chose to bowl. In the fourth over of the innings, Archana Singh dismissed Grace Scrivens (4), who was the second top scorer of the tournament along with Niamh Holland. As a result, the English team lost 3 wickets for 16 runs in 4 overs.
In the seventh over, Tita Sadhu.. Seren Smale (3) was added to the pavilion. By the end of half overs, England scored 39 runs and lost half their wickets. Despite losing wickets at one end, Ryana MacDonald (19 off 24 balls), who played consistently at the other end, was brought to the pavilion by Parsavi Chopra’s bowling with a brilliant catch by Archana Devi. As a result, England lost 6 wickets for 43 runs and lost wickets in consecutive intervals. Finally, they were bowled out for 68 runs in 17.1 overs.
* MacDonald Gay was the top scorer among England batsmen with 19 runs. Due to the blow of the Indian bowlers, only four batsmen in the English team crossed the double digit score. It is noteworthy that all those who bowled for India took wickets.
* Among the Indian bowlers, Titas Sadhu, Archana Devi and Parsavi Chopra took two wickets each. Mannath Kashyap, Shafali Verma and Soman Yadav took a wicket each.