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ENGW vs INDW: WATCH – Smriti Mandhana takes an unimaginable catch to dismiss Natalie Sciver in third ODI

India Girls registered a comfort win within the third and closing ODI in opposition to England Girls on Saturday. Locking horns at Worcester’s New Highway, the Mithali Raj-led aspect defeated Heather Knight & Co. by 4 wickets to finish the collection on a excessive word.

In the course of the first innings, Group India star participant Smriti Mandhana pulled off a surprising catch within the deep to disclaim England’s Natalie Sciver a half-century.

Batting on 49, Sciver seemed to clear the sector on the leg aspect however mistimed her shot. Within the meantime, Mandhana ran to her left, dived full-length whereas maintaining her eyes on the ball and accomplished the catch.

Mandhana’s unimaginable effort was appreciated by followers and former cricketers on Twitter.

Right here’s the video of Mandhana’s brilliance:

Former Australia all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar lauded Mandhana’s unbelievable catch and wrote: “Fly Smriti fly woman….unbelievable catch.”

“Smriti Mandhana exhibiting her timing in area is simply nearly as good as her batting. A traditional catch on the boundary to get the important thing wicket of Sciver. #EngvInd,” tweeted cricketer-turned-commentator Mel Jones.

“That’s a stunner from @mandhana_smriti.. You little magnificence Smriti.,” commented former India head coach WV Raman.

Mandhana later bought Indian ladies off to a flying begin, smashing 5 boundaries off the primary 25 balls she confronted, together with three in a single over from Katherine Brunt.

In the course of the second innings, India captain Mithali Raj additionally surpassed former England skipper Charlotte Edward’s tally of 10,273 runs to turn out to be the main scorer throughout codecs in ladies’s worldwide cricket.

Each groups will now lock horns within the three-match T20I collection beginning subsequent week.

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