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Shrubsole stars as England edge India in Women’s World Cup final

Heartbreak for India as Australia win Women’s World Cup 2017.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Anya Shrubsole bowled England to a dramatic nine-run win over India in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday (23). India, set 229 to win, were well on course for victory at 191 for three in front of a full hose of more than 26,000. But the dismissal of opener Punam Raut, who made a fine 86, lbw to Shrubsole, sparked a stunning collapse. Shrubsole took five wickets for 11 runs in 19 deliveries as India, bidding for a first World Cup title on the ground where their men’s side won an inaugural World Cup crown in 1983, slumped to 219…

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