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Aug 14, 2014
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At close of play, England are at 110 for the loss of six wickets, Sarah Taylor and Jenny Gunn, the two England stars from the first innings, are unbeaten on 30 and 2 respectively. Jhulan Goswami and Ekta Bisht have taken two wickets each. England have taken a lead of 88 runs. Still two more days left for the one-off test, It is likely to rain for the rest of the day and it might rain tomorrow also. However, India just need four more wickets and then they chase. They will surely be looking for a win, as they return to Test cricket after eight years. This is Sudatta Mukherjee signing off for tonight. Thank you.
England women 110/6 | Overs 55 | Sarah Taylor 30(85) | Jenny Gunn 2(47)
Match has been called off for the day due to bad light. England lead by 88 runs. Good show by Sarah Taylor . They still have four wickets in hand. Day Three will be crucial for both the team.
England women 105/6 | Overs 51 | Sarah Taylor 26(73) | Jenny Gunn 1(36)
Sarah Taylor is attack mode. She has scored 16 runs in the last four overs. England lead by 83 runs and they still have four wickets in hand. Earlier, before the start of the over, umpires gave India warning about excessive appealing and screaming. Jhulan Goswami is back into the attack. Just one run off the over. Sarah returns strike.
England have scored only 15 runs since the restart, which means, they have scored 15 runs from 17 overs. Still 16 overs left for the day. And this.
England women 84/6 | Overs 38 | Sarah Taylor 6(27) | Jenny Gunn 0(4)
OUT! Natalie Sciver b Shubhlakshmi Sharmi 3(23)
England are down another wicket. This time is it Shubhlakshmi Sharma. What a brave move by Mithali Raj.
Apparently, Jhulan Goswami has been called off due to some problem with the run-up. Shikha Pandey returns to bowl and she asks for sawdust.
England women 75/5 | Overs 30 | Sarah Taylor 0(1) | Natalie Sciver 1(1)
OUT! Lydia Greenway lbw b Jhulan Goswami 1(6)
Two wickets in two overs. Lydia Greenway is trapped leg-before by Jhulan Goswami. That is the 15th LBW in this match. Natalie Sciver gets off the mark quickly.
England women 74/4 | Overs 29 | Sarah Taylor 0(1) | Lydia Greenway 1(5)
OUT! Charlotte Edwards c Karu Jain b Ekta Bisht 20(51)
Charlotte Edwards departs after the match restarts. She is caught behind by Karu Jain off Ekta Bisht. Lydia Greenway is the next batswoman. Only one run off the over.
The match is likely to start in the next 15 minutes.
Despite the rain, players seem to have fun. Danielle Wyatt, who missed the match, tweeted this!
Covers are coming off and play is likely to resume in the next 45 minutes, ECB reports on Twitter.
The situation right now.
Oh! It has started raining out here at Wormsley. The match has been halted by rain.
England women 73/3 | Overs 28 | Charlotte Edwards 20(51) | Sarah Taylor 0(1)
OUT! Lauren Winfield lbw b Shikha Pandey 35(90)
Lauren Winfield, who was going strong on 35 and looking dangerous, has been trapped leg-before wicket by Shikha Pandey. England lead by 51. Sarah Taylor is the new batswoman.
England women 41/2 | Overs 16 | Lauren Winfield 21(54) | Charlotte Edwards 2(16)
Winfield and Edwards stitching together a bit of a partnership now. Much like Goswami and Niranjana last evening, they are weathering the storm and absorbing deliveries in a bid to wear down the Indian bowlers.
England women 36/2 | Overs 11 | Lauren Winfield 21(37) | Charlotte Edwards 1(3)
England start steadily after Lunch. Beaumont hits Bisht for four. Pandey bowls a near-maiden over, marred by a wide ball. Bisht continues, and she strikes with the wicket of Tammy Beaumont!
OUT! Tammy Beaumont 12(24) LBW b Ekta Bisht
England women 30/1 | Overs 8 | Tammy Beaumont 8(16) | Lauren Winfield 17(24)
So England head to Lunch at 30 for one. Can these two help England take a big lead? Or will the Indian bowlers strike after the break? We will find out soon.
England women 26/1 | Overs 7 | Tammy Beaumont 8(16) | Lauren Winfield 17(24)
The English women have taken the lead. Tammy Beaumont and Lauren Winfield are on an attacking mood. Lauren smashed two back-to-back fours off Jhulan Goswami, who took the wicket of Heather Knight with the second ball of the second innings. But that has hardly mattered much for the England Women.
England women 0/1 | Overs 1 | Tammy Beaumont 0(3) | Lauren Winfield 0(0)
Jhulan Goswami strikes! England Women vice-captain Heather Knight departs. Karu Jain takes the catch. England’s scorecard is now 0/1.
India women 114 | Overs 64.2
Kate Cross has removed the last wicket of Shubhlakshmi Sharma and India are all out for 114. They lead by 22 runs and England women will be looking to take the lead quickly and put on a large score. We have got more than two days of game left. So the match is still evenly poised for now. Jenny Gunn has taken five wickets, which is the second best figures for England Women against India Women. This is also the lowest score by India Women against England. The previous lowest score was 125 at Jamshedpur.
India women 114/9 | Overs 59 | Shubhlakshmi Sharma 1 (4)| Ekta Bisht 1 (4)
OUT! Shikha Pandey lbw b Sonia Odedra 3(39)
Sonia Odedra picks up her first wicket, as she removes Shikha Pandey. India lead by 22 runs with one wicket in hand.
India women 108/8 | Overs 59 | Shikha Pandey 2(20) | Shubhlakshmi Sharma 1 (4)
OUT! Nagarajan Niranjana lbw Kate Cross 27(83)
A good bowling change by Charlotte Edwards. She brings in Kate Cross and the bowler removes settled batswoman Nagarajan Niranjana. India women lead by 16 runs.
India women 107/7 | Overs 58 | Nagarajan Niranjana 27(81) | Shikha Pandey 2(20)
India Women have crossed the 100-mark. Nagarajan Niranjana is looking strong. Shikha Pandey is still taking time to settle down.
India women 95/7 | Overs 54 | Nagarajan Niranjana 17(72) | Shikha Pandey 0(5)
OUT! Jhulan Goswami bowled Jenny Gunn 17(84)
Jenny Gunn registers a five-wicket haul as she bowls Jhulan Goswami. That is the first wicket to fall on Day Two. India lead by three runs. Shikha Pandey is the next batswoman to come in.
India women 95/6 | Overs 53 | Jhulan Goswami 17(83) | Nagarajan Niranjana 17(72)
India women have taken the lead by runs. Nagarajan Niranjana is not out on 17 and this is her highest score in Tests. Jhulan Goswami, who is not out on 17, her highest score in Tests is 69. Anya Shrubsole and Jenny Gunn have kept situation under control for England on Day Two morning till now.
India women 91/6 | Overs 48 | Jhulan Goswami 17(74) | Nagarajan Niranjana 13(51)
Jenny Gunn starts the proceedings for England on Day Two. Jhulan Goswami is facing the medium-pacer, who has already taken four wickets. Goswami hits a four off the fourth ball of the over. That is the first boundary of the day and hopefully India Women will score more ahead in the day. The BBC TMS reported that apparently it rained heavily last night at Wormsley and almost 1500 litres of water fell on Wormsley!
And we are all set for the Day Two of the India Women vs England Women, one-off Test at Wormsley.
Meanwhile, England women cricketers have started working out at the nets.
Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live blog of the only Test at Wormsley between India Women and England Women. I am Sudatta Mukherjee and I will be bringing the live updates to you. After dismissing England Women for 92, India lost six wickets and ended Day One at 87 for six. Nagarajan Niranajana was the star player of the day, as she not only picked up four wickets but was also unbeaten on 13. Read the match report of Day One here.
India women 87/6 | Overs 47 | Jhulan Goswami 13(68) | Nagarajan Niranjana 13(51)
India will look to survive the Day Two and put on a big score with three days left of the four-day Test match at Wormsley. The wicket at Wormsley has supported the pacers till now, as England pacer Jenny Gunn also picked up four wickets on the first day.
The match is scheduled to begin at 11am local time and 15:30 India time. Catch the live scorecard of the match here.