India Women v England Women Test match day two

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India Women took control of their Test match with England after impressing on a 19-wicket day at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

England fell to 136 all out in reply to India’s first-innings of 428.

Off-spinner Deepti Sharma took 5-7, with Nat Sciver-Brunt’s 59 a significant contribution for England.

India decided against the the follow-on, Charlie Dean took 4-68 and fellow spinner Sophie Ecclestone 2-76, but India finished on 186-6 and a lead of 478.

Heather Knight’s side were targeting quick early wickets as India ended the opening day on 410-7. They managed to do just that, taking three wickets for 18 runs in 10.3 overs in the morning session. Lauren Bell and Ecclestone ended the innings with three wickets to their name, England bowled India for 428 all out.

Play resumes at 9.30am local time tomorrow (Saturday 16 December).

With thanks to the ECB