India Women trounced Australia in the semi-final to set up date with England at Lord's    Getty Images
India Women trounced Australia in the semi-final to set up date with England at Lord’s Getty Images

As Mithali Raj and co. prepare to take the centre stage at Lord’s against England, the men s team sent wishes all the way from Sri Lanka. The newly appointed head coach Ravi Shastri sounded excited as always as he said, Go for it ladies. Give it to the Poms. Virat Kohli, on the other hand, wished On behalf of the whole Indian team and the support staff, all the way from Sri Lanka, we want to wish ‘All the best. The Indian Eves won five of their seven round-ribbon matches and trounced Australia in the semi-final to set up date with hosts England in the final. India have reached this stage earlier in 2005, however, this year it is considered to be one of event that everyone is looking forward to. ICC Women s World Cup 2017, India vs England, final at Lord’s: 5 players to watch out

En route to the summit clash in the 2017 edition of the Women’s World Cup, it has been a team performance for India. Raj has led from the front with 392 runs she is the second-highest run-getter in this World Cup. Opener Smriti Mandhana began the fireworks at the top of the order in the beginning of the tournament and vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur took it to a different level with her incredible power-packed 171-run knock against Australia in the semi-finals.

Veda Krishnamurthy’s late onslaught converted a middling total into a daunting one in final league fixture against New Zealand.

On the bowling front, Jhulan Goswami and Rajeshwari Gayakwad have been able to contain the rival batters.

England, on the other hand, are on a winning spree as they have won seven straight games to enter the summit clash. The only loss they had was to India in the tournament opener.

If India win, they will become only the fourth team to do so with England, Australia and New Zealand sharing all the preceding titles.