Towards all odds, India defeat the hosts and get to the finals. They will discover out who joins for the gold medal match in a number of hours. Stay protection will proceed right here on ESPNcricinfo as Australia tackle New Zealand. We’ll see you there. For now, it is goodbye from me, Ekanth, my fellow commentator, Andrew McGlashan, and our scorer, Binoy George.
Harmanpreet Kaur: (On her exuberance) I needed to be fired up, as a result of if I’m charged the group could be concerned they usually’d by no means assume we’re out of the sport. (On the beginning with the bat) Shafali did nicely in patches, generally it is onerous to go when you do not get strike. She’ll study staying in and discover methods to beat such conditions. However Smriti was unbelievable. (On Jemimah’s damage and never taking the sphere within the final over) Jemimah is a fighter, these items occur. She shall be nice, she obtained a little bit pressure on her hand however she ought to give you the option flip up for the ultimate. (On bowling Shafali) She’s very assured, we’d like somebody who asks to bowl. It’s worthwhile to combine up the tempo, so we tried to make use of her to fluctuate the speeds. One of her overs went nicely however the different was costly. (On being requested if she’ll watch the second Semi-final) I undoubtedly will, to be taught from it and make our plans for the ultimate.
Smriti Mandhana: (What she was going by within the final over) I used to be attempting to recollect the last-ball matches and hoped we’d recover from the road. We have not carried out that nicely, so greater than my fielding, I hoped to recover from the road this time. (On the bowling order and modifications) We’ve got given a number of overs however with matches like this, roles need to be modified. Deepti’s overs within the center had been vital. Rana was superb bowling with solely three fielders within the deep. That shall be remembered for a very long time. (On her batting kind) I used to be batting nicely within the final 2-3 weeks, it was like I used to be 2-3 years again. I am glad to have discovered the contact, hope it should proceed within the closing too. (On the ambiance) The group is superb, we often have the bulk however England had it at this time. I am going to take half an hour for the sensation to sink in.
Stat from Sampath: India’s first win in a girls’s T20I knockout sport outdoors Asia Cups
Ritwik Kapur: “Whatever said and done, Shefali shouldn’t have been given over 16, especially when you have a remaining quota of Meghana and Radha. “
Kunal: “Sneh Rana, you beauty, you never disappoint us”
Vikash: “I take back everything I said earlier. Bravo Girls! Super Proud!”
2:12 pm: Properly, who would have thunk it?! India handle to carry their nerve and beat hosts, England to make sure a medal in CWG 2022. Did this slip off the hosts’ fingers or was it India pulling by? You determine. However this is the way it went within the second innings. The powerplay, like within the first, was nice for the batters. Dunkley and Wyatt obtained going, it meant Renuka didn’t get her customary overs within the first six. Deepti got here in, she had an excellent match-up in opposition to Dunkley and obtained her. Capsey began nicely however her keep was cut-short by a run out. Sciver, who got here in, didn’t takeoff. And after Wyatt pulled a ball again on to her stumps, Amy Jones joined her. After some consolidation, she was pushing alongside however Sneh Rana tightened the screws. Within the final stretch, Jones and Sciver obtained boundaries however tried to go for dangerous runs and located themselves quick. Rana, together with Pooja, completed off the innings by preserving the boundaries away to take India to the ultimate.