Women's World T20: England beat India- Match report, key stats
The Indian women's cricket team crashed out of the 2018 ICC Women's World T20 in an unceremonious way. India were thrashed in the semi-final by England in Antigua on Friday by a whopping tally of 8 wickets. The Harman Kaur-led side was bowled out for 112, and England chased down the target with 17 balls to spare. Here are the records broken.
England through to the finale
India lose 8 wickets for 23 runs
India suffered a batting collapse as they lost 8 wickets for 23 runs. At one stage, India were cruising at 89/2, before they were bundled for 112. Smriti Mandhana (34) and Jemima Rodrigues (26) gave India a solid start, but the rest of the side didn't put up a fight. England skipper Heather Knight (3/9) saw her side blow out India's steam.
Jones, Sciver fifties lead English charge
In reply, England women got off to a poor start. They were struggling at 24/2, but from there on they gained control. Amy Ellen Jones (53*) and Natalie Sciver (52*) added 92 runs for the third wicket to take England home.
India face third loss in semis of World T20
This was India's third loss in the semis of the World T20. Prior to this loss, they were beaten by New Zealand in 2009 and Australia in 2010. This was England's fourth semi-final victory in the World T20. Knight's side will be up against Australia in the final. Australia registered their fifth semi-final victory today.
India lose 7 wickets in 27 deliveries
India women team lost the last seven wickets in just 27 balls. Kirstie Gordon (2/20) is now the joint second highest wicket-taker in the ongoing World T20 event (8).