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Indian eves lose fourth ODI as England level series 2-2

July 09, 2012 15:21 IST

England women's team defeated India by three wickets in the fourth cricket ODI to level the five-match series 2-2.

Having lost the first two ODIs, English women made a fabulous comeback winning back to back matches.

The Indian batswomen failed once again as they could score only 173 for nine courtesy skipper Mithali Raj's 58 and Harmanpreet Kaur's 55. Apart from these two, only Poonam Raut (27) got a significant score as the other Indian players failed to reach double digits.

The hosts won the match with an over to spare as Sarah Taylor (43) and Jenny Gunn (36 no) played a major part in ensuring that they reach home safely. For India, Nagarjan Niranjana (3/24) and Ekta Bist (2/43) bowled well. 

Brief Scores: India 173-9 (M Raj 58, H Kaur 55, A Brindle3-20) vs England 177-7 (S Taylor 58, J Gunn 55, N Niranjana 3-24). England won by 3 wkts. Series Score: 2-2.

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