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Due to his all-rounder performance, Deepti Sharma was adjudged the player of the match. Deepti scored 24 runs, took one wicket and also took 2 runouts.
The Indian women’s cricket team is on a tour of England these days. After losing the first T20, the team defeated England by 8 runs while returning in the second match. With this, the 3-match series was leveled at 1-1. At one point in the match, India was in danger of defeat, but all-rounder Deepti Sharma turned the tide. The final and deciding match will be played on July 14.
In the match, Team India, batting first after losing the toss, scored 148 for 4 wickets. Opener Shefali Verma scored 48 runs in 38 balls for the team. While captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored 31 and Deepti Sharma scored 24 runs. Natalie Seaver, Freya Davis, Sera Glenn and Maddie Villiers got 1-1 for England.
Deepti made 2 important runouts
In reply, the English team could score only 140 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. At one point England’s score was 120 runs for 4 wickets in 15.3 overs. From here the team needed only 29 runs off 27 balls. In such a situation, Deepti Sharma overturned the bet by running out Sophia Dunkley. Earlier, Deepti had also run out English captain Heather Knight on the score of 106. Both these wickets were turning points.
Player of the match Deepti
From here the England team could not make a comeback and was reduced to 140 runs. Apart from 2 runouts, Deepti also took a wicket in the bowling. He sent English opener Tammy Beaumont to the pavilion for 59. It was a huge wicket. In batting too, Deepti had scored 24 runs. In such a situation, due to the all-rounder performance, Deepti was adjudged the player of the match.
4 England players run out
Opener Tammy Beaumont scored 59 runs in 50 balls for England. While captain Heather Knight scored 30 and Amy Jones scored 11. Apart from these, no batsman could touch the double figure. Among Indian bowlers, Poonam Yadav took 2 wickets, while Arundhati Reddy and Deepti got 1-1 success. 4 English players were run out.