India vs England: Guests’ first win underneath Mithali Raj in 2006, and different Take a look at matches contested between two sides

India vs England: Guests’ first win underneath Mithali Raj in 2006, and different Take a look at matches contested between two sides

Seven years after their final match in Take a look at cricket which noticed them register a thumping win in opposition to South Africa again in 2014, Mithali Raj-led India lastly gear up for a Take a look at match as they face England within the one-off Take a look at in Bristol. Whereas most of their earlier encounters have led to attracts, India have emerged victorious on the final two events with collection win in 2006 and a win within the one-off Take a look at in 2014, whereas England have gained a Take a look at only one.

Mithali Raj's 214 in 2002 remains the highest individual score in a women's cricket Test match. AFP

Mithali Raj’s 214 in 2002 stays the very best particular person rating by an Indian in a girls’s cricket Take a look at match. AFP

Mithali Raj is aware of English pitches very nicely. It was at Taunton the place she broke the document for the very best particular person rating by a girls’s cricketer in Exams 19 years again, which was later damaged by Pakistan’s Kiran Baluch (242) in opposition to West Indies in 2004. India will as soon as once more look as much as her and Jhulan Goswami as senior members of the facet, to encourage a 3rd consecutive win over England within the longest format.

Forward of the one-off Take a look at that begins in Bristol on Wednesday, we check out all the India girls vs England girls Exams:

England girls vs India girls, 1st Take a look at at Wetherby (26-30 June, 1986)

This was India girls’s cricket staff’s maiden Take a look at collection on English soil they usually had been captained by Shubhangi Kulkarni, who had been within the worldwide enviornment for a decade. The hosts, in the meantime have been captained by Carole Hodges.

As many as 4 Indians – Manimala Singhal, Minoti Desai, Rekha Punekar and Venkatacher Kalpana made their Take a look at debuts for India.

India gained the toss and opted to bat. Though they struggled their technique to 203-7 on the finish of Day 1, it was Shubhangi who led them to 323 on the subsequent day with a spirited knock of 118. The highest-order ,barring Gargi Banerji (38) largely failed, however the decrease order consisting of Minoti Desai (54) and Manimala Singhal (44) performed nicely underneath stress.

Avril Starling was the star of England’s bowling lineup with 4 wickets, however in reply, the England batters did not speed up. Shantha Rangaswamy, the primary captain of the Indian girls’s staff and the primary captain to win a Take a look at, stepped up with 4 wickets to derail the English reply. Lesley Cooke (72) and Sarah Potter (86) have been the one standout performers because the hosts have been bowled out for 198.

It was benefit India because it meant that they had a lead of 125 runs. Nonetheless, by finish of Day 3, they discovered themselves reeling at 76-6, and after a relaxation day that adopted, they have been bundled out for 128 on Day 4.

This meant England wanted 254 runs to win on the ultimate day. It wasn’t inconceivable.

Skipper Hodges (68) and Lesley Cooke (117) led England’s reply, and whereas without delay it appeared like England would stroll away with the win, they ultimately fell tantalisingly brief and completed their innings at 229-5 on the shut of play on the ultimate day. Ultimately, it was a intently fought drawn Take a look at because the motion subsequent headed for Blackpool for the second match.

England girls vs India girls 2nd Take a look at at Blackpool (3-7 July, 1986)

One other drawn Take a look at, and it was one other spectacular present from a few of India’s batters. As soon as once more, India gained the toss and elected to bat first at Stanley Park in Blackpool. Sandhya Agarwal (132) and Shubhangi Kulkarni (78) performed pivotal roles in serving to India attain 250-2 on Day 1, earlier than ultimately propelling them to 426-9 dec. Rajani Venugopal (55) and Rekha Punekar (47) additionally contributed nicely with the bat.

In reply, it was an impressed show from the England high order. Carole Hodges scored 51 whereas Lesley Cooke (64) continued her constant run. Jane Powell scripted an unbeaten 115 to guide England to 350/6 dec by Day 3.

India gained a lead of 76 consequently, and following the remainder day, knocks from Gargi Banerji (75) and Sudha Shah (62) led them to 176-2 dec, that means England wanted 253 to win on the ultimate day. A draw was looming massive, and England might solely put up a complete of 54-2, with Carole Hodges (35) top-scoring in that innings.

England girls vs India girls third Take a look at at Worcester (12-15 July, 1986)

There was all to play for after the drawn first two Exams, and England opted to bat after profitable the toss. Carole Hodges led from the entrance with an unbeaten 121 whereas Janette Brittin (125) additionally performed her half, main England to 332-7 dec on Day 1. Diana Edulji was India’s standout bowler with 4 wickets. In reply, Sandhya Agarwal hit an excellent 190, registering the then finest particular person batting rating for an Indian lady in Exams till Mithali Raj broke it 16 years later. She helped India achieve a lead of 42 runs. Gillian McConway scalped as many as seven wickets.

Sarah Potter (102) was the star of English reply as she initially led them to 62-2 at finish of Day 3 earlier than England completed at 253-7 dec, as India wanted 212 runs to win the collection.

As soon as once more, time was in opposition to India’s facet as they managed 54/1, on the finish of Day 4, thereby implementing one other draw with the collection witnessing shared winners.

 India girls vs England girls, 1st Take a look at at Kolkata (17-20 November, 1995)

Lower than a decade because the drawn Take a look at collection in the UK, England toured India for a three-match collection.

Purnima Rau, who had made her debut in opposition to New Zealand earlier in February that yr, was named captain of the Indian facet.

This was a match the place Anjum Chopra made her Take a look at debut, together with the likes of Shyama Shaw, SB Nandy and Subrata Banerjee for the guests.

Janette Brittin top-scored for the guests with 84 as England declared at 209-5 in a rain-marred contest the place the second day was washed out. In reply, Anju Jain responded strongly with a knock of 110 as India declared at 314-6. Sangita Dabir too scored an unbeaten 50.

Resulting from rain, the second day was fully misplaced, a end result was removed from sight and England, trailing the hosts by 105 runs, managed simply 28-2 of their second innings with one other Take a look at ending in a draw.

India girls vs England girls, 2nd Take a look at at Jamshedpur (24-27 November, 1995)

After 4 consecutive drawn Exams between these two sides, there was lastly a end result – An England victory, and it was a detailed contest.

England gained the toss and opted to bat, however their choice to take action was met with a setback. Janette Brittin top-scored with 44 as England managed solely 196. Sangita Dabir scalped 4 wickets for India.

India responded strongly, with Dabir (60) carrying her good bowling kind into her batting, whereas Shyama Shaw (54) additionally scored a half-century. India posted 263 on Day 3. England trailed by 67 runs.

In England’s second innings, it was Neetu David who stole the present with eight wickets to see off guests for 194, that means India wanted simply 128 runs to win on the ultimate day.

It wasn’t the most effective outing for the batters as solely Anjum Chopra confirmed some semblance of combat top-scoring with 31 runs. A lot of the batters couldn’t convert the begins as England hardly gave the opponents an inch.

India struggled their method all through the chase and Debra Inventory’s good four-fer helped England clinch an exhilarating two-run win to take a 1-0 lead.

India girls vs England girls 3rd Take a look at at Hyderabad (10-13 December, 1995)

Following a slim defeat within the earlier sport, India have been aiming to revive parity. England put India to bat after profitable the toss, and Claire Taylor did all issues proper for the guests, scalping 4 wickets to see the hosts off for 184. Shyama Shaw (66) headlined an in any other case disappointing batting effort from India.

Shaw was within the thick of issues as soon as once more as she scalped three wickets as England have been bowled out for simply 98. As many as seven batters have been victims of single-figure dismissals, with Sue Metcalfe (23) high scoring for England.

India loved an 86-run lead into the second innings and later declared at 216-7, with Chanderkanta Kaul top-scoring with 67.

England wanted 303 runs to win by the point they started their second innings on Day 3, and it turned out to be one other thriller.

Janette Brittin began off nicely on the high with 68 however could not get the assist from different batters as Pramila Bhatt and Purnima Rau shared seven wickets. A win was in sight with England diminished to 160/9 however they could not break the final wicket resistance of Debra Inventory (9) and Clare Taylor (9). Because the match led to a draw

It was nonetheless a memorable tour for England as they clinched the collection 1-0, following their win within the second Take a look at.

England girls vs India girls Solely Take a look at at Shenley (15-18 July, 1999)

This solely Take a look at between the 2 groups was the final match of India’s tour to England, which included three ODIs in opposition to hosts other than an solely ODI in opposition to Eire in Milton Keynes.

India, led by Chanderkanta Kaul, have been requested to bowl first and it was the hosts who began strongly, posting 329 by Day 2 of the Take a look at on the again of a Charlotte Edwards (108) century. In reply, preventing efforts from the Indian skipper Chanderkanta (48), Hemlata Kala (37) and Arati Vaidya (35*) weren’t sufficient as India have been bundled out for 201 on the third day.

England then constructed on their 128-run lead into the second innings, later declaring at 123-9 on Day 4.

This meant India wanted 252 runs to win, and once more it went down the wire Anju Jain (59) and Chanderkanta (66) stored India within the hunt. England could not decide up the final two wickets as India completed on 223-8 for an additional thrilling draw.

India girls vs England girls solely Take a look at at Lucknow ( 14-17 January, 2002)

The primary Take a look at of the brand new decade between the 2 groups led to a draw, with rain enjoying an element within the end result at Lucknow’s KD Singh Babu Stadium. England opted to bat first after profitable the toss. On Day 1, England reached 150-0, and the opening duo of Caroline Atkins and Arran Brindle went onto make a world-record partnership of 200 earlier than the previous was dismissed.

England went onto put up 314. Play was delayed on Day 3 as a result of heavy in a single day rain and at last acquired underway at 3 pm, with 36.1 overs being bowled. In reply to England’s 314, India completed the day at 94-1, and on the ultimate day with a draw looming massive, Hemlata Kala scored a advantageous century (110) as India completed on 312-9.

England girls vs India girls, 1st Take a look at at Shenley (8-11 August, 2002)

The primary of two Exams throughout India’s tour to England was deserted with out a ball being bowled following three days of heavy rain on the Shenley Cricket Centre. Later, on 10 August, England skipper Clare Connor and her Indian counterpart Anjum Chopra agreed to play a compensatory ODI the subsequent day, which the hosts gained by six wickets.

England girls vs India girls, 2nd Take a look at at Taunton (14-17 August, 2002)

This Take a look at match witnessed historical past. Mithali Raj, who had solely made her Take a look at debut in January 2002, broke the earlier world document of the very best particular person rating in a girls’s Take a look at, with a then knock of 214. She had overwhelmed Australia’s Karen Rolton’s document of 209 not out in opposition to England only a yr earlier in 2001.

India girls elected to discipline first and bowled out England for 329 on Day 2 courtesy a advantageous four-wicket spell by Neetu David. Then arrived the Mithali magic, who slammed 19 fours en path to her 407-ball knock of 214. Hemlata Kala (62) and Jhulan Goswami too performed their components as India posted 467 on Day 4 of the match.

With more often than not used up, Charlotte Edwards (56) took England to 198-6 dec and the Take a look at ending in a draw.

India girls vs England girls, solely Take a look at at Delhi (21-24 November, 2005)

England have been coming off from an ODI collection victory over Sri Lanka within the Island nation. Led by Charlotte Edwards, England managed to bowl India out for 289 on Day 2 of the Take a look at, courtesy a five-wicket haul from Laura Harper. Mithali Raj was the top-scorer with 78. In reply, Jhulan Goswami ran by the England batting line-up with a five-wicket haul to bundle them out for simply 154, that means the hosts had a transparent benefit by Day 3 of the Take a look at.

With a 135-run lead at their palms, India declared at 175/4, with England needing 311 to win.

Nonetheless, the English batters got here out with robust resolve, battled exhausting and eked out a draw ending at 210/6.

India girls vs England girls 1st Take a look at at Leicester (8-11 August, 2006)

England’s choice to bat first on this match resulted in a blended outing for the hosts. India bowled as a unit as they restricted the hosts to simply 223 with Caroline Atkins top-scoring with 73.

Hemlata Kala (69) and Jhulan Goswami (69) responded nicely whereas Mithali Raj (47) missed out on a fifty, as India put up 298 on board.

In England’s second innings, Claire Taylor led the hosts to a a lot better batting show as they declared on 345-9, setting India a 271-run goal on the ultimate day.

In reply, the highest and center order failed and India have been left reeling at 74/6. That is when Rumeli Dhar (57) and Amita Sharma (50) hit preventing fifties to maintain England at bay and conjure a draw as India completed on 187/8.

India girls vs England girls at Taunton (29 August to 1 September, 2006)

Twenty years on from their first-ever Take a look at in England, an Indian facet led by Mithali Raj lastly achieved victory in a Take a look at over England. India elected to bat, and rode on knocks from Anjum Chopra (98) and Mithali (65) to make them 307.

Jhulan Goswami picked up a five-wicket haul in Taunton in 2006. Twitter @ICC

Jhulan Goswami picked up a five-wicket haul in Taunton in 2006. Twitter @ICC

In reply, England batsmen have been outclassed as they have been bundled out for 99 because of a five-for from Jhulan Goswami. They have been requested to comply with on, and put up an improved present this time with skipper Charlotte Edwards’ century guiding them to 305.

Nonetheless, India wanted simply 98 to win, and regardless of a number of blips, Mithali Raj (22) made certain she took India previous the end line with 5 wickets to spare.

India girls vs England girls, Solely Take a look at at Wormsley (13-16 August, 2014)

The final of the 14 Exams performed to this point got here seven years again, and this was a Take a look at between the 2 groups after a niche of eight years. And India impressed but once more.

The long run stars of India like Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Shikha Pandey have been Take a look at debutants on this match.

Electing to discipline first, Niranjana Nagarajan picked 4 wickets to see bowl England for simply 92, with Sarah Taylor (30) top-scoring.

Nonetheless, England fought again to limit India to simply 114 in reply. As many as eight debutants have been enjoying within the Indian staff they usually seemingly struggled with the bat, with Niranjana top-scoring with 27.

With England trailing by 22 runs, led by Jhulan Goswami’s four-fer India restricted England to 202 of their second innings with Jenny Gunn high scoring with an unbeaten 62.

India have been set a tough goal of 183. They wanted a stable begin and it was supplied by Thirush Kamini (28) and Smriti Mandhana (51) who added 76 for the primary wicket. It set the tone and laid the muse for the remainder of the batters. Although Punam Raut (16) and Harmanpreet Kaur (0) could not contribute a lot, Mithali (50 not out) and Shikha Pandey (28 not out) made certain they took India previous the end line.. India gained by six wickets and regardless of ending up on the dropping facet, Jenny Gunn was named participant of the match for her unbeaten knock of 62 within the second innings and a five-wicket haul within the first innings.


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