The Indian women’s team played brilliantly against the England women’s team in Bristol on the fourth day of the one-off Test match and got the match drawn. Playing the follow-on, the Indian women’s team scored 344 runs for 8 wickets and the match was drawn. Sneh Rana scored an unbeaten 80 for India. Tania Bhatia also scored 44 not out with him. Deepti Sharma also scored 54 runs.
On the final day, the Indian team lost the wicket of Shefali Verma, playing ahead of the score of 83/1. Shefali got out after scoring 63 runs. From here, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on a half-century partnership for the third wicket. Deepti 54 and Poonam got out after scoring 39 runs. From here the condition of the Indian team worsened. Mithali Raj 4 and Harmanpreet Kaur returned to the pavilion after scoring 8 runs. The Indian team was struggling after scoring 199 runs for 7 wickets. At that time Sneha Rana and Shikha Pandey added 41 runs, after which Shikha got out. Sneh got the support of Tania Bhatia this time and both were not out. Sneh and Tania played an unbeaten century partnership for the ninth wicket and saved the match for India. At the last minute the match was deemed to be a draw by mutual consent. Sneh Rana scored an unbeaten 80 and Tania Bhatia scored an unbeaten 44. Sophie Ecclestone took 4 and Natalie Seaver took 2 wickets for England. If seen, Indian women got the losing match drawn.
Batting first, the England team declared their first innings at 396 for 9. After this, the Indian women’s team was dismissed for a modest score of 231 in the first innings and the English team invited the Indian team to bat again, giving a follow-on. This time the Indian women showed a great game and got the match drawn.
England: 396/9 D
India: 231/10, 344/8 F