Charlotte Edwards © Getty Images
Charlotte Edwards © Getty Images


Aug 23, 2014


Catch the live scorecard of the India Women vs England Women 2nd ODI here.


England Women beat India Women by 13 runs and seal the series 2-0. One more match is remaining from this three-match series. The last ODI will be played at Lord’s. Disappointing ODI series for India Women, but winning the one-off Test. A lot to ponder upon. That’s it from live updates here.


India Women 201 | Overs 48.4 | Ekta Bisht 14(17)

OUT! Shivanand Rajeshwari 5(14)

Finally the Indian batswoman succumbs to pressure, as Rajeshwari tries to play pull shot and ball lands in Lauren Winfield’s hand.


India Women 196/9 | Overs 47 | Ekta Bisht 12(13) | Shivanand Rajeshwari 4(8)

The No 10 and 11 is slogging right now, and singles are helping India at this moment. Run out chance, but Rajeshwari survives.


India Women 172/8| Overs 42.1 | Nagarajan Niranjana 0(2) |

OUT! Harmanpreet Kaur c Gunn b Shrubsole 43(62)

Jenny gunn has taken an wonderful catch at the boundary. Harmanpreet Kaur who was looking good, has been dismissed.


India Women 172/7| Overs 42 | Harmanpreet Kaur 42(60) | Nagarajan Niranjana 0(2)

OUT! Shikha Pandey st Taylor b Knight 0(7)

Shikha Pandey stumped by Sarah Taylor. Heather Knight strikes again. India need 43 from 49 balls to win, with three wickets in hand.


India Women 171/6| Overs 41 | Harmanpreet Kaur 42(60) | Shikha Pandey 0(4)

OUT! Jhulan Goswami c & b Jenny Gunn 18(20)

Dangerous Jhulan Goswami is sent back packing as Jenny Gunn completes a successful one-handed caught and bowled.


India Women 170/5| Overs 40 | Harmanpreet Kaur 41(59) | Jhulan Goswami 18(19)

Harmanpreet Kaur and Jhulan Goswami have slowly started to build a partnership at the middle. However, the England players are fielding good. India need 45 to from 60 balls.


India Women 151/5| Overs 37 | Harmanpreet Kaur 34(48) | Jhulan Goswami 7(12)

Jhulan Goswami smashes Anya Shrubsole and a misfield helps India bring up 150. India Women need 64 runs to win.



India Women 141/5| Overs 35 | Harmanpreet Kaur 32(46) | Jhulan Goswami 1(2)

OUT! Vellaswamy Vanitha c Sarah Taylor b Anya Shrubsole 23(27)

Big wicket for England. Vellaswamy Vanitha and Harmanpret Kaur was taking away the match away from England. Good bowling change from Charlotte Edwards once again. Nice delivery by Anya and nicely taken by Sarah. Almost an action replay as Jhulan Goswami walks into bat.


India Women 108/4| Overs 30 | Harmanpreet Kaur 20(37) | Vellaswamy Vanitha 3(8)

India cross 100 mark. Heather Knight has been on the money.


India Women 99/4| Overs 28 | Harmanpreet Kaur 12(25) | Vellaswamy Vanitha 2(2)

OUT! Mithali Raj lbw Heather Knight 30(50)

Heather Knight picks up the key wicket of Mithali Raj. Good decision by Charlotte Edwards. Vellaswamy Vanitha the next batswoman in. Things suddenly looking good for England.


India Women 92/3 | Overs 26 | Mithali Raj 29(46) | Harmanpreet Kaur 12(25)

A lot of running between the wickets. India Women need 119 runs to win.


India Women 70/3 | Overs 20 | Mithali Raj 16(27) | Harmanpreet Kaur 2(8)

A couple of runs. Things looking really tough for them now. Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur need to build a partnership to help India win.


India Women 64/3 | Overs 17 | Mithali Raj 10(16) | Harmanpreet Kaur 0(1)

OUT! Smriti Mandhana c Greenway b Gunn 32(41)

Lydia Greenway finally regains and gets rid of the dangerous Smriti Mandhana.


India Women 54/2 | Overs 15 | Smriti Mandhana 30(37) | Mithali Raj 3(8)

A misfield, England Women have been scrappy in the fielding. Fifty comes up for India Women and good piece of fielding from Lauren Winfield at the boundary.


India Women 44/2 | Overs 13 | Smriti Mandhana 23(30) | Mithali Raj 0(3)

OUT! Karuna Jain lbw Jenny Gunn 1(12)

Jenny Gunn finally manages to trap Karuna Jain. She was looking uncomfortable from the beginning.


India Women 39/1 | Overs 10 | Smriti Mandhana 21(27)

OUT! Poonam Raut c & b Kate Cross 11(33)

Couple of boundaries by Poonam Raut on the leg side. India have managed to stay on course till now. Couple of chances created by Anya Shrubsole but Poonam Raut managed to not get out. Lydia Greenway dropped Smriti Mandhana and that might prove costly. Liitle bit of breeze around the stadium. And England finally gets the first break. Caught and bowled Poona Raut by Kate Cross.


India Women 14/0 | Overs 5 | Smriti Mandhana 10(14) | Poonam Raut 2(15)

A maiden over by Kate Cross followed by a good over by Anya Shrubsole. Only three runs. A wide in the over. Only one four so far.


India Women 7/0 | Overs 1 | Smriti Mandhana 7(6) | Poonam Raut 0(0)

Good line and length from Anya Shrubsole to start. Big cracks opening up on the pitch. England not giving away too much. Good lovely shot down the ground. Smriti Mandhana continues her good form.


Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Raut out into the middle. Thirush Kamini has been replaced by Poonam. Anya Shrubsole to bowl from the Trafalgar Square end.




Danielle Hazell suffered a little hamstring injury during batting. She still managed to bat but limped her way back to the pavilion after getting dismissed. She will be crucial during bowling. Here is an update about her.






Charlotte Edwards have now the most number of ODI centuries. England Women have set a target of 215 for India Women. Charlotte has been the star of the first session of the match. For India, Shivanad Rajeshwari was the pick of the bowlers as she picked up four wickets. Jhulan Goswami also bowled well, as she picked up three wickets.

England Women 214/9 | Overs 50 | Charlotte Edwards 108(138) | Kate Cross 4(6)


England Women 201/9 | Overs 48 | Charlotte Edwards 99(138) | Kate Cross 0(1)

OUT! Anya Shrubsole c Jain b Rajeshwari 6(6)

Anya Shrubsole departs! Four wickets for Rajeshwari.


England Women 196/8 | Overs 47 | Charlotte Edwards 98(137) | Anya Shrubsole 0(0)

OUT! Danielle Hazell c Bisht b Pandey 6(6)

Danielle Hazell departs, as she is dismissed by Shikha Pandey. Caught by Ekta Bisht, she limps back to the pavilion.


England Women 180/7 | Overs 45 | Charlotte Edwards 87(130) | Danielle Hazell 1(2)

OUT! Jenny Gunn b Goswami 6(5)

Wonderful delivery by Jhulan Goswami. Edged against the wicket and Jenny Gunn is gone! Jhulan’s third wicket. Danielle Hazell is next in. Good last over by Jhulan Goswami. She has been the pick of the bowlers.


England Women 174/6 | Overs 44 | Charlotte Edwards 86(129) | Jenny Gunn 2(2)

OUT! Natalie Sciver c Raut b Rajeshwari 17(21)

Natalie Sciver tries to hit the ball but lands comfortably on Poonam Raut’s hands.


England Women 169/5 | Overs 43 | Charlotte Edwards 83(126) | Natalie Sciver 17(21)

Both batswoman are planning to get a boundary off every delivery. Good fielding by Indians.


England Women 150/5 | Overs 40 | Charlotte Edwards 75(117) | Natalie Sciver 7(12)

Despite a good first over during the second powerplay, England Women have managed to comeback and Charlotte Edwards has managed to sneak in few boundaries here and there.


England Women 130/5 | Overs 36 | Charlotte Edwards 61(104) | Natalie Sciver 1(1)

OUT! Lydia Greenway lbw Jhulan Goswami 10(29)
OUT! Tammy Beaumont lbw Jhulan Goswami 0(0)

First a missed run out chance. Charlotte Edwards survives and there was a lot of smiling around. Then Jhulan Goswami traps Lydia Greenway leg-before. Tammy Beaumont is the next batswoman but she dismissed too! Jhulan on hat-trick. Powerplay going towards India’s way. Four off the last ball for Charlott Edwards!


England Women 111/2 | Overs 32 | Charlotte Edwards 52(95) | Lauren Winfield 9(27)

50 for the England captain. For the second time in successive matches. Charlotte Edwards’s 44th ODI 50.


England Women 101/2 | Overs 29 | Charlotte Edwards 46(85) | Lauren Winfield 7(20)

100 up for England. A chance of run out. A full toss by Ekta Bisht, hit hard by Lauren Winfueld but no fielder to take.


England Women 89/2 | Overs 25 | Charlotte Edwards 40(73) | Lauren Winfield 3(7)

Too much width there by Shikha Pandey and beautiful cover drive by Charlotte Edwards. Good effort by Smriti Mandhana to stop it at the boundary.


England Women 76/2 | Overs 22 | Charlotte Edwards 30(61) | Lauren Winfield 0(2)

OUT! Sarah Taylor b Shivanand Rajeshwari 23(32)

Sarah Taylor played on. She was looking good but the ball hits the bat and drops on the wicket.  A missed stumping chance, followed by a dot ball and then played on.

England Women 71/1 | Overs 20 | Charlotte Edwards 28(56) | Sarah Taylor 20(26)

Sarah Taylor and Charlotte Edwards have made progress.


Another change of bowling by India Women. Shivanand Rajeshwari comes into the attack.


England Women 52/1 | Overs 17 | Charlotte Edwards 18(48) | Sarah Taylor 13(17)

Couple of fours in two balls. One by Sarah Taylor and one by Charlotte Edwards. Sarah is using the feet. Good play by the wicketkeeper-batswoman. A bottom-handed player.


England Women 39/1 | Overs 15 | Charlotte Edwards 12(43) | Sarah Taylor 6(10)

There is a little bit of spin in the pitch. Good running between the wickets by Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor.


First bowling change by India Women. After a fantastic fielding, she gets a chance to bowl. Second bowling change also. Ekta Bisht, left-arm spinner. Cold conditions, she needs to warm the fingers first.


England Women 26/1 | Overs 11 | Charlotte Edwards 8(29) | Sarah Taylor 0(0)

OUT! Heather Knight run out Shikha Pandey 13(37)

Heather Knight loses her wicket. Run out by Shikha Pandey. Bad call and suicide by the vice-captain. She already gave two-three chances of getting run out earlier. Tough start for England Women. A maiden over by Jhulan Goswami.


England Women 26/0 | Overs 10 | Charlotte Edwards 8(27) | Heather Knight 13(33)

England Women have made a slow start. Good five overs each by Nagarajan Niranjana.


England Women 21/0 | Overs 7 | Charlotte Edwards 7(19) | Heather Knight 10(23)

A chance of a run-out. Charlotte Edwards struck in the hand by Jhulan Goswami, Heather Knight thought there is a chance of run, but almost got herself out. Twice a mix up. Only one run from the over by Jhulan Goswami. India Women have been quite animated on the field today.


England Women 20/0 | Overs 6 | Charlotte Edwards 6(13) | Heather Knight 10(23)

India Women opening bowlers have bowled well till. There have been few boundaries, but Jhulan Goswami and Nagarajan Niranajan have been on target.


England Women 7/0 | Overs 3 | Charlotte Edwards 5 (12) | Heather Knight 1 (6)

England Women have made a cautious start to their innings. Both the openers had scored half-centuries in the previous match, and will look to continue their good form in this match too.


India Women have won the toss, and have elected to field.

England Women: Edwards, Knight, Taylor, Winfield, Greenway, Beaumont, Sciver, Gunn, Hazell, Shrubsole, Cross

India Women:  Mandhana, Raut, Jain (wk), Raj (c), Kaur, Vanitha,  Goswami,  Pandey, Niranjana,  Bisht, Gayakwad


Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live blog of the second One-Day International (ODI) between India Women and England Women at Scarborough. The hosts won the first match by 42 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis Method on Thursday. The Indian Women will aim to make amends and put up a much better show in the second game of the series. This is Sudatta Mukherjee, and I will be bringing you the updates of the match. Catch the live scorecard of the India Women vs England Women 2nd ODI here.

The ongoing three-match series is a part of the Women’s World Championships. Two ODIs of this series will be played in Scarborough while the final match will be at Lord’s. The Championship will also see Australia host Pakistan in a multi-year, bilateral qualifying competition to the pinnacle event in women’s cricket, the ICC Women’s World Cup England 2017. Catch the live streaming of the India Women vs England Women 2nd ODI here.

The concept, proposed by the ICC Women’s Committee and approved by the ICC Board in its January meeting, is aimed at creating more extensive and meaningful bilateral playing programme for women’s cricket. Other competing countries include New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies. The tournament structure will see teams play each other in one home or away series that will include three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) over a two and a half year period, according to PTI.