What a finale match! This is what we call a world cup finale where the result of the match wasn’t clear until the last 10 balls also. Indians were glued to their television sets. All eyes on match fingers cross but oh no the last wicket also fell down and England became the winner of the world cup.
Every Indian is right now out of words. Indian Women cricket team which performed exceptionally well throughout the tournament lost in the finale just by 9 runs. England’s team clinched the world cup for the fourth time.
Indian team’s performance was excellent throughout the tournament. Today also at 191 for the loss of 3 wickets Indian team was everyone’s favorite. England gave India target of 229 which was not impossible for our girls.
So what happened that the match turned in England ‘s favour? What was the reason behind this loss of Indian cricket team?
After dismissal of opener Punam Raut for 86, Indian team started to collapse. India lost 4 wickets in 17 runs. Anya Shrubsole was the star player of England who took five wickets for England which costed India he cup.
Jhulan Goswami was on fire today. The crowd was in cheers when took 3 wickets in a row. However afterward Taylor (45) and Nat Sciver (51) helped rebuild the match with excellen partnership even after losing 3 wickets.
Even after a great score from Punam raut and Jhulan Goswami the team lost by 9 runs. According to the cricket experts the reason of this loss was the pressure of finale. The finale pressure is something which even the greatest sportsman can’t handle.
After the match 34 year old Mithali Raj the captain of Indian women’s team thanked the crowd for turning up for them and supporting the team. She also thanked her whole team for playing so well throughout the tournament.
Well played Girls! You might have lost the match but you have won our hearts.