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333/5 (50)
245/10 (44.2)
IND-W won by 88 runs.
Player of the match: Harmanpreet Kaur
 
So that'll be all from this contest and we have one more game left in this series. Going by the words of Smriti Mandhana in the last game and Harmanpreet Kaur today, it seems like it could well be Jhulan Goswami's last in what has been a stellar international career. India will stop at nothing to make it a 3-0 whitewash and give her the farewell she truly deserves, so do join us for our coverage of that contest on Saturday to find out how it unfolds. Of course, do keep track of all the cricketing news and action from around the globe on this very platform as well in the meantime. Thank you for tuning in today - this is the duo of Pratyush Rohra and Sooryanarayanan Sesha taking your leave for the moment. Goodbye and see you around soon!
Flashbacks of THAT innings against Australia in Derby would have come screaming back given the way Harmanpreet Kaur blew the living daylights out of the England attack today. She went bonkers towards the death, with the visitors racking up 62 off the last three overs and there was simply no looking back thereon. A stunning display by the skipper and it clearly rubbed off on the rest of the team as well with India going 2-0 up ahead of the Lord's ODI. For England, this is a chance to reflect and correct a few wrongs. This is a young squad with many of their A-listers missing, mind you, so this is only going to hold them in good stead whenever a transition happens to arrive upon them.
Harmanpreet Kaur (India Captain and the undisputed Player of the Match for her stunning unbeaten 143): (Series win feels special?) Definitely. When we came here that's what we were looking at. Today was a very important game for us and I'm very happy that everybody who got a chance utilized it. That's something I always enjoy - when I'm leading I'm always in the game. I'm getting all the support from the BCCI, the support staff and the players. When I was batting before my first 50, it wasn't easy to bat on since they were bowling well. I took my time and then Harleen came in and that partnership was very important. I gave that freedom to myself and then played my shots. (On Renuka) She's always giving us breakthroughs. Our team is now depending on her and I'm really happy with the way she's bowling. Whoever got a chance they got breakthroughs today. That's what you want to see. (Is Jhulan Goswami formally going to retire on Saturday?) I think so. We are going to miss her since the way she has been bowling and given us wickets throughout her career has been great. It's great that the younger bowlers are learning and getting feedback from her. We have a chance to play for her (at Lord's). Lord's is somewhere every cricketer wants to play. That will be very special for her since Jhulu di is going to retire there and it'll be a very special match for us.
Amy Jones (England captain): Obviously every loss is tough. They almost flicked a switch and got away from us towards the end. We struggled to defend at the backend there. We didn't get close enough with our partnerships. Very difficult to stop. She was finding the boundary whenever she felt like it. We could have slowed it down in the middle. This is a young side with young bowlers, so it will be a good learning curve for them. No matter where they bowled, she was scoring a boundary. (Inexperienced bowling side) Everyone knows what they can bring to the table. They've had a few great spells over the summer. However, against such a batter in such form, it wasn't the easiest. (On missing Knight and Sciver) Those two mean a huge amount to the team and we would love to have them here but we've given a chance to the youngsters in the T20Is. A younger side here as well. The last game at Lord's is another opportunity for this side to step up and finish on a high. What an occasion and what a venue. It'll be the last game of a long season. We want to we don't need any more incentives. There are still championship points on the line. 
India beat England by 88 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series!

Harmanpreet Kaur 143* (111) | Renuka Singh Thakur 4/57 (10)
Danni Wyatt 65 (58) | Charlotte Dean 1/39 (10)

Another day, another clinical display by Harmanpreet Kaur and Co. And it was the skipper herself who led the way with a scintillating display of ball-striking, blasting an unbeaten 143 to power the visitors to a mammoth 333/5 with good support from Harleen Deol along the way.

And she took over on the field as well, with her throw catching the dangerous Tammy Beaumont short of her crease. Renuka Singh Thakur saw the back of both Sophia Dunkley and Emma Lamb, even as Alice Capsey's first six scoring shots were all boundaries with the teenage sensation making a statement from the outset.

In the company of Danni Wyatt, Capsey put the innings back on track with the duo taking a particular liking to Pooja Vastrakar's bowling. There wasn't much spin on offer but Rajeshwari Gayakwad kept it tight before Deepti Sharma got Capsey to chip one to mid-off. And then, it was the Wyatt show with skipper Amy Jones also showing positive signs in the middle. That partnership would have got the Indians searching around for ideas and that's where a timely reintroduction to the attack for Renuka did the trick for Harmanpreet.

A scorching yorker castled Wyatt and that's where it all came apart for the hosts. Four wickets in as many overs shut the doors on them firmly with Renuka finishing with a four-fer. India used the opportunity on hand to try out Dayalan Hemalatha and Shafali Verma with the ball and both of them made their presence felt among the wickets.

The fielding was largely good although the odd casual effort was prevalent as well. Charlotte Dean, Kate Cross and Lauren Bell all but delayed the inevitable and stretched it well past the 40th over. Eventually, a fitting culmination was in store as India wrapped up a famous series win in comprehensive and dominant fashion. Stick around to hear from the captains and the Player of the Match. We wonder who that might be, by the way... 
A historic moment for the Women In Blue in Canterbury! Hemalatha's flight does the trick and Yastika Bhatia, who has had a flawless day behind the stumps, seals the deal as she whips off the bails in a flash. India beat England by 88 runs to claim their first ODI series win on English soil since 1999!
44.2 Dayalan Hemalatha to Charlotte Dean, STUMPED! GAME, SET, MATCH! Flighted on the good length outside off, Dean steps out and has a heave across the line but can't get bat on ball. Yastika does the rest, collecting the ball before whipping off the bails to seal an 88-run victory for India as they take the series 2-0!
Charlotte Dean st Yastika Bhatia b Dayalan Hemalatha 37 (44b 3x4 0x6)
44.1 Dayalan Hemalatha to Charlotte Dean, tossed up a touch short and wide outside off, Dean slaps it to cover, no run
Dayalan Hemalatha [2.0-0-6-1] is back into the attack
One wonders where Jhulan Goswami is. With a lot of popular discourse that this series is her swansong in internationals, you'd think she would be given the ball to bowl as much as she possibly can.
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cricket ball icon Deepti Sharma
43.6 Deepti Sharma to Lauren Bell, flighted on the good length at the off-stump line, Bell prods forward to work it into the leg-side off the inside splice, no run
How did that miss the off pole, we will never know!
43.5 Deepti Sharma to Lauren Bell, OHH! Pushed through again, full and outside off. Bell looks for the sweep but the ball sneaks past the inside edge and somehow misses the off-stump!
43.4 Deepti Sharma to Lauren Bell, slower through the air and fuller around off, driven into the covers, no run
43.3 Deepti Sharma to Lauren Bell, WHOOSH! Tossed up full and outside off, Bell searches for the lofted drive up and over the covers but only connects with fresh air
43.2 Deepti Sharma to Charlotte Dean, flighted full and wide outside off, Dean flat-bats it down to the ground for a single at long-off
43.1 Deepti Sharma to Lauren Bell, tossed up full but it's a bit too straight, Bell glances it towards short fine leg to scamper across to the other end
Deepti Sharma [6.0-0-38-1] is back into the attack