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India level the series

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India Women 146-2 beat England Women 142-6 by eight wickets

India Women levelled the Vitality IT20 series at Derby with a resounding eight-wicket win, despite a record-breaking half-century for 17-year-old Freya Kemp.

England opted to bat first but got off to a poor start, falling to 54-5. Kemp and Maia Bouchier (34), teammates at Southern Vipers, put on 64 for the sixth wicket to take the hosts to 142-6 and give Amy Jones’s team something to defend.

Kemp’s 50 was the youngest ever by an English woman in IT20 cricket, and the second-youngest for England Women across all international cricket.

Smriti Mandhana made sure it wasn’t to be a match-winning fifty for the young all-rounder, making 79 herself to win the game for India and level the series at 1-1. The two teams will play the final game of the series in Bristol on Thursday.

England Women v India Women

Vitality IT20 Series

Saturday September 10: 1st Vitality IT20. England Women won by nine wickets.

Tuesday September 13: 2nd Vitality IT20. India Women won by eight wickets.

Thursday September 15: 3rd Vitality IT20. England v India (The Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol, 6.30pm)

Royal London Series

Sunday September 18: 1st match of the Royal London Series. England v India (The 1st Central County Ground, Hove, 11am)

Wednesday September 21: 2nd match of the Royal London Series. England v India (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury, 1pm)

Saturday September 24: 3rd match of the Royal London Series. England v India (Lord’s, 11am)