Source: ECB

India Women v England Women Test match day three

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Hosts secure 347-run win

England Women suffered a 347-run defeat in their Test match against India at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

India declared before the start of play, setting England 479 to win but Heather Knight’s side fell to 131 all out inside 27.3 overs.

Openers Tammy Beaumont and Sophia Dunkley started well before Renuka Singh Thakur bowled Beaumont at 27-1 while Dunkley was dismissed by Pooja Vastrakar.

Nat Sciver-Brunt was out for a first-ball duck from a fine ball from Vastrakar.

Knight’s 21 was England’s highest score while Charlie Dean finished on 20.

Spinners Deepti Sharma and Rajeshwari Gayakwad thwarted England’s middle order, Sharma took 4-32 to finish with nine wickets in the match. Elsewhere, seamer Vastrakar impressed with 3-23.

England return to action in March where they tour New Zealand to contest five IT20s and three ODIs.

With thanks to the ECB