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England women skipper Heather Knight’s dream of winning their first ODI series in India burst into pieces as India women won the 2nd ODI by 7 wickets convincingly and took an unasailable 2-0 lead in 3 match ODI series.
England women won the toss and opted to bat first. They got bowled out for just 161 in 43.3 overs by strong bowling peformance of Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey (4 wickets each) and Poonam Yadav (2 scalps).
Natalie Sciver top scored with 85 runs.
In reply, Smriti Mandhana (63), skipper Mithali Raj (47*) and Punam Raut (32) ensured the hosts take lead over the visitors.
Anya Shrubsole claimed 2 wickets.
Jhulan bagged Player of the Match award.
England women have never won a ODI series in India. Moreover, they could suffer a whitewash.