The Indian women’s cricket team has been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for slow over-rate in the second T20 match against England. India leveled the series with an eight-run win. According to an ICC release, match referee Phil Wittkes imposed the fine. The Indian team was one over behind within the stipulated time. “Section 2 of the Code of Conduct for ICC Players and Support Staff,” the release said. According to 22, players have been fined 20 percent of the match fee for every one over short. The Indian accepted the sentence, which did not require a formal hearing of the case. The third and final T20 match of the series will be played on 14 July in Chelmsford.
Shafali Verma played an innings of 48 runs
Opener Shefali Verma’s stormy innings and tight bowling from the spinners helped India beat England by eight runs in the second women’s T20 match on Sunday. In this way, the women’s team leveled the 3-match series at 1-1. Shafali Verma (48 off 38 balls) and Smriti Mandhana (20 off 16 balls) put on 70 runs for the first wicket but India were under pressure as they slowed down between the two and then returned to the pavilion within two runs. .
Beaumont hits fifty
Tammy Beaumont (59 runs from 50 balls) and captain Heather Knight (30 runs from 28 balls) put England on 75 runs for the third wicket to rescue the team from the initial blow. India got a chance to come back after both of them were out on consecutive balls. England’s score was 106 runs for two wickets till the 14th over but in the end they could manage only 140 runs for eight wickets. For India, leg-spinner Poonam Yadav took two for 17 in four overs and off-spinner Deepti Sharma took one wicket for 18 runs while Sneh Rana gave only 21 runs in four overs.
[Attribution to NBT]