India women vs England women 2nd T20I - England wins by five wickets to clinch series

England won the second T20I by five wickets and clinched the three-match series 2-0 after restricting India to a low score of 111.

England defeated India by five wickets to win the series 2-0.   -  PTI

Welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of the second T20I between India women and England women in Guwahati.

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1:48pm Dani Wyatt finishes things off with a boundary and England clinches the series 2-0 with the five-wicket win.

1:30pm England is accelerating. Lauren Winfield smashed Radha Yadav to the boundary twice in the last over and she hits Shikha Pandey to the fence as well. Looks like things could end soon.

1:17pm England needs 47 more runs to win. Danni Wyatt is still on the pitch on 43 off 33 balls but her partners haven't been able to give her company for long. Eight overs to go. 

1:07pm OUT! England loses another one as Ekta Bisht removes the dangerous Natalie Sciver, trapping her lbw. England 52/3 after 9.4 overs.

1:00pm OUT! Poonam Yadav dismisses Amy Jones for five, the English batswoman playing a shot right into the hands of Yadav. England loses its second as things get interesting. England 45/2 after 7.2 overs.

12:51pm WICKET! England loses its first wicket as Radha Yadav dismisses Tammy Beaumont. Danni Wyatt, however is looking strong and comfortable. England 33/1 after 5.1 overs.

India posts a target of 112 to defend. England will be looking to wrap up the series quickly with a win.

12:17pm OUT! A good effort from Bharati Fulmali ends as Katherine Brunt bowls her out with an excellent yorker. Fulmali goes for 18 off 20 balls and India is 105/8 with five balls to go.

12:12pm OUT! India's lower order is crumbling. Taniya Bhatia falls to a soft dismissal. India 95/7 after 18.2 overs.

12:07pm BOWLED! Shikha Pandey goes for a big one and misses as Linsey Smith strikes again. India loses another 93/6 after 17.4 overs.

11:56am WICKET! Mithali Raj tries to clear the ropes but is caught at long-on. She goes for 20 after trying to accelerate India's innings. 84/5 after 15 overs.

11:49am Deepthi Sharma is run-out and the 30-run partnership comes to an end. India 69/4 after 12.4 overs.

11:41am At the end of the 11th over, India is 62/3. Mithali Raj and Deepthi Sharma are slowly building a partnership after the fall of three quick wickets.

11:21am OUT! Harleen Deol's shot is caught at mid-on by Natalie Sciver as Linsey Smith strikes. 34/3

11:19am BOWLED! Brunt strikes again and this time it's Jemimah Rodrigues. At the end of 5 overs, India is 34/2.

11:11am OUT! Smriti Mandhana (12) is caught behind off a Katherine Brunt delivery and India is 26/1 at the end of the third over.

11:08am Smriti Mandhana and Harleen Deol have got India off to a good start. Mandhana hit Anya Shrubsole for two sixes in the second over. At the end of the second over, India is 17/0.

TOSS UPDATE: England won the toss and opted to bowl

Teams

  • India: Smriti Mandhana (c), Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Bharti Fulmali, Anuja Patil, Shikha Pandey, Komal Zanzad, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Veda Krishnamurty, Harleen Deol.
  • England: Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Sophia Dunkley Brown, Freya Davies, Georgia Elwiss, Amy Ellen Jones, Heather Knight (c), Laura Marsh, Natalie Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Linsey Smith, Lauren Winfield, Danielle Wyatt, Alex Hartley