India women lost the first ODI against England women in Bristol. They were outplayed in every department by a much experienced England team which played to its potential and extracted a positive result from the game. The second ODI in Taunton thus becomes a must-win game for the Indian eves who are trailing in the contest.
Apart from Mithali Raj, none of the other batters stood up as she lost out of partners at the other end. India finally scored 201/8 which was not enough to challenge the opposition. Their bowlers were also not equipped enough to make a match out of it. Veterans Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey proved costly and the other bowlers did not have much to bowl at once the pacers gave runs away.
England, on the other hand, dominated the contest. Tammy Beaumont scored an unbeaten 87 and with her, Natalie Sciver scored an unbeaten 74. The England batsman looked in no trouble whatsoever in chasing the score down. Their game plan remains the same heading into the second game with India women cricketers required some thinking to do.
England Women vs India Women, 2nd ODI-Match Prediction
In 70 games between both teams, with the latest being the first ODI, India women have won 30 and lost 38. Two games ended as no result.
Total Matches Played-69
India Win %-43.47
England Win %– 55.07
Average First Innings Score-230
Average Second Innings Score- 207
Who Will Score Most Runs-Tammy Beaumont/Natalie Sciver
Who Will Take Most Wickets-Anya Shrubsole/Sophie Ecclestone
Who Will Score Most Runs- Shafali Verma/Mithali Raj
Who Will Take Most Wickets- Jhulan Goswami/Poonam Yadav
Who Will Win The Match- Match Prediction
India women were completely outplayed in the first game. Judging by how things went in the first game, England is the favorite to win the second game and the series. Indian eves need to pull out something special to stop the hosts from registering back-to-back wins.