new Delhi3 hours ago
In the Women’s Cricket World Cup, the Indian team will play its fourth match against England on Wednesday. This is also England’s fourth match. India won 2 out of 3 matches and lost one. This match is very important for England. If he loses to India, then the doors of the semi-finals will be closed for him in the World Cup. England team has lost the last three matches. So for him this match is no less than the final. On the other hand, even if the Indian loses, the doors of the semi-finals will be open for him, as India will still have more chances.
This match will start at 6.30 am Indian time (IST). The toss will take place at six o’clock. This match can be seen on the channels of Star Sports Network with commentary in different languages.
England has the upper hand in statistics
So far 72 ODIs have been played between India and England. England won 39 while India won 31 matches. In the World Cup too, England has had a heavy hand. There were 11 clashes. England won 7 times and India won 4 times.
India heavier than England in the tournament
Of course, according to the total figures, England is heavy, but if the performance of both the countries is compared in this World Cup, then India has the upper hand. Both the teams have played 3-3 matches. India has lost only one, while England lost all three matches. India defeated Pakistan by a huge margin of 107 runs in the first match. In the second match, they lost to New Zealand by 62 runs. In the third match, they defeated West Indies by 155 runs. In contrast, England lost to West Indies by 7 runs, South Africa by 3 wickets and Australia by 12 runs.
No change in Indian team in playing XI
There is little chance of change in India’s playing XI in the match against England. India dropped opener Shifali Verma from the playing XI after the first match. Shifali could not even open an account in 4 innings of the last 5 matches. At the same time, in the third match against West Indies, the Indian batsmen performed brilliantly. Both the openers Smriti Mandhana and Yastika Bhatia showed passion from the beginning. Mandhana played an innings of 123 runs. While Harmanpreet scored 109 runs. Both these players would like to continue the same performance to strengthen India’s claim for the semi-finals.
At the same time, the bowling attack, which was a matter of concern before the World Cup, has so far been successful in performing as expected for the team. So far fast bowlers Meghna Singh, Pooja Vastrakar and Jhulan Goswami have done well. However, most of the wickets have been taken by spinners Rajeshwari Gaikwad (7 wickets) and Sneh Rana (5 wickets). Rajeshwari is third in the list of most successful bowlers of the current tournament. Rajeshwari (3.36) and Sneh (3.44) are also ranked third and fourth respectively in the list of bowlers with the best economy rate in the tournament.