ICC Women’s World Cup: ‘Indian Bowlers outdid the batters’

Rajeshwari Gayakwad was the wrecker-in-chief with a spell of 5/15.While India progressed to the semi-finals with this win, social media went into a frenzy.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 15, 2017 10:04 pm
India celebrates after winning the match against New Zealand. (Source: Reuters)

The Indian women’s team spun a web around New Zealand to secure a thumping win in all the important clash at County Ground, Derby on Saturday. Courtesy of a fine hundred by skipper Mithali and a fine bowling performance by Rajeshwari Gayakwad the Indian eves won the match by a huge margin of 186.

After India was put into bat they scored a competitive 265/7 in their quota of 50 overs. In reply, New Zealand could only muster a paltry 79. Rajeshwari Gayakwad was the wrecker-in-chief with a spell of 5/15.While India progressed to the semi-finals with this win, social media went into a frenzy.

Here are some of the reactions:

Meanwhile, after the win, Indian skipper said, “I’m extremely happy because for a couple of us, this is going to be the last World Cup. So, our first aim was to qualify for the semis.”

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