India v England: Head-to-Head in Women’s ODI World Cup
Match No. 15 of the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup will witness a repeat of the 2017 World Cup Finals as India takes on England on March 16, 6:30 AM (IST) onwards.
India has had a great campaign till now, winning 2 of their 3 matches while it hasn’t been a tournament to celebrate for the defending champions as they still search for the 2 points to open their win count and keep the playoff hopes alive.
ODIs Played between India & England: 72 (11 in the World Cup)
England: 39 (7 in the World Cup)
India: 31 (4 in the World Cup)
No Result: 2
Let’s have a glimpse of their ODI World Cup meetings to date:
1978 Women’s World Cup (January 1)
In just the 2nd match of their maiden ODI World Cup, India was crushed down at 63 by England with Diana Edulji (18) and Nilima Jogalekar (11) being the only double-digit scorer. It was quite an easy chase for England as they got to the target losing just 1 wicket and with 118 balls to spare.
1982 Women’s World Cup (January 12)
Then Captain Shantha Rangaswamy’s lone fighting knock of 50 took India past the 100 mark but they managed just 112 on board after a great effort by the English bowlers with Glynis Hullah leading the bowling attack with the impressive figure of 2/5 (9.2 overs, 5 maidens). Though Indian bowlers tried defending the total, Diana Edulji getting a 3-wicket haul but in the end, England won the match by 4 wickets and 144 balls to spare.
1982 Women’s World Cup (January 20)
A complete team performance gave India their first ODI World Cup win against England as they restricted England 47 runs short of their target of 179. The star performer with the bat being wicketkeeper Fowzieh Khalili who scored 88 while with the ball it was Shubhangi Kulkarni with her 3/19 joined by her fellow bowlers.
1982 Women’s World Cup (January 31)
After a brilliant performance earlier in the 1982 World Cup, India didn’t imagine that they would be handing England a win with a record number of balls to spare. A 4-wicket haul by Janet Tedstone and the figure of 3/9 (7 overs) from Carole Hodges helped England in tumbling down India with just 61 on board and then getting to the victory without the loss of a wicket and with massive 231 balls to spare.
1993 Women’s World Cup (July 25)
In a thrilling contest, a brilliant 100 from Janette Brittin took England to a defendable total of 179 before being bowled out by the bowling unit led by Diana Edulji (4/12, 6 maidens, 11.5 overs). Coming out to chase, Sandhya Agarwal’s 57 gave India a good start. However, it was all on Purnima Rau thereafter who remain unbeaten on 31 but India was bowled out just 4 runs short of a win.
2000 Women’s World Cup (December 4)
An all-round player of the match performance from Rupanjali Shastri, scoring 29*(28) before 2 catches as well as a 3-wicket haul conceding 25 runs from her 10 overs with 3 maidens. Her performance took India to 155 for 7 at the end of their 50 overs and later helped in bowling them out at 147.
2005 Women’s World Cup (March 28)
India saw their 2nd consecutive World Cup win in a match that saw a brilliant display of cricket. Winning the toss, England chose to bat, and Charlotte Edwards’ 58 and 51* from Arran Brindle took them to 139. The star with the ball being legendary Jhulan Goswami (4/27) and Neetu David (3/23). This was followed by an unbeaten 64 and 42 from Anjum Copra and Rumeli Dhar respectively that gave India a great win.
2009 Women’s World Cup (March 10)
Mithali Raj’s 59 and Amita Sharma’s 24 balls 33 helped India put a total of 169 before being bowled out. Both Jenny Gunn (3/50) and Holly Colvin (3/22) got a 3-wicket haul. However, it wasn’t a day for Indian bowlers as they managed to take just 1 wicket, giving England 9 wickets win after an individual score of unbeaten 69 to both Caroline Atkins and Claire Taylor.
2013 Women’s World Cup (February 3)
In a high-scoring game, a brilliant 109 (123) from then England’s Skipper and Opener Charlotte Edwards gave India a big target of 273. Edwards century was followed by an unbeaten 107 (109) from Harmanpreet Kaur and 56 from Karu Jain, both of whom tried to get India a win but fell 32 runs short. With the ball, Katherine Brunt took a 4-wicket haul.
2017 Women’s World Cup (June 24)
Smriti Mandhana smashed an amazing 90 off just 72 deliveries and was joined by Punam Raut who scored 86, both of them recording an opening stand of 144 runs before Skipper Mithali Raj played another brilliant knock of 71 off 73 deliveries that took India to 281/3 and a 3-wicket haul to Deepti Sharma helped in bowling out England at 246 in 47.3 overs.
2017 Women’s World Cup (July 23)
It was a thrilling evening at Lord’s as India and England fought for the ultimate title in the Finals of the 2017 World Cup. After winning the toss and deciding to bat, England managed to put up 228 runs on board with the loss of 7 wickets. Jhulan Goswami led India’s bowling attack taking a 3-wicket haul conceding 23 runs (3 maidens). This was followed by a crucial 86 from opener Punam Raut and 51 from Harmanpreet Kaur. However, an unbelievable 6 wicket haul for Anya Shrubsole gave England the World Champions title on their home soil.
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