ICC Womens Cricket World Cup Final 2017, England v India

Highlights from the final of the eleventh Womens Cricket World Cup

 

It’s India’s second Womens Cricket World Cup final, but the attention in 2017 is infinitely greater than when they faced Australia in the 2005 final in South Africa. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted each individual member of the team:

England won the toss and batted first.

 

England’s innings 228/7: scorecard from the ICC

In a match that went almost down to the wire, there were many turning points, but Mithali Raj’s casual running that led to her dismissal was one of them:

England won by nine runs: as recorded by The Guardian.

Final tweets from the Prime Minister of India and a man who isn’t Prime Minister of the UK:

The Player of the Match? This girl, seen here at Lord’s sixteen years ago:

 

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