Mithali Raj surpassed England’s Charlotte Edwards. © Twitter
A blended effort helped India girls edge previous England through one wicket within the first One-Day Global fit on the Vidarbha Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Nagpur on Friday. First, the bowlers did an out of this world activity to limit England at 207 in 49.three overs after which batswomen stood as much as the instance and chased down the overall in 49.1 overs. On this fit, India captain Mithali Raj etched her identify in file books once more as she become essentially the most capped participant in girls’s One-Day Global cricket. Mithali surpassed England’s Charlotte Edwards, who retired in September 2017 with 191 ODIs below her belt.
Mithali’s team-mate and veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami is 3rd at the checklist with 167* ODIs.
Mithali may be simply 3 ODIs wanting Edwards to change into primary in maximum suits as captain. The 35-year-old has performed 115 ODIs as India captain, whilst Edwards performed 117 suits.
She was once tied at 191 suits with Charlotte Edwards, the previous England captain, previous to the beginning of the fit.
Coming again to the fit, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht and Deepti Sharma bowled good-looking traces and chipped in a very powerful wickets on the common durations to limit England to a low overall.
Poonam scalped 4 wickets whilst Ekta took 3 wickets. Deepti additionally took two wickets.
Chasing 208, opener Smriti Mandhana (86 runs) was once the very best run-getter. Smriti confronted 190 balls which incorporated 4 sixes and 5 limitations. Aside from her, Smriti scored 24 runs.
Transient ratings: England 207/10 (Fran Wilson 45; Poonam Yadav four/30) in opposition to India 208/nine (Smriti Mandhana 86; Sophie Ecclestone four/37)