ICC Women's World Cup 2013 Live Streaming India vs England
Just two league games have been played so far in Group A of the ICC Women's World Cup and defending champions England are already struggling for survival in the 10th edition of the tournament.
The Charlotte Edwards led side slipped to a onewicket loss against minnows Sri Lanka and now face an upbeat Indian side in a day encounter at the Cricket Club of India on Sunday.
Today's Match Live Score: 3 Feb 2013
The hosts, captained by Mithali Raj, began their campaign with a 105-run victory over the West Indies and currently top Group A. India were clearly the dominant side in the opening game and performed brilliantly in all the three departments.
The openers laid a strong platform for the middle order with a solid 175-run partnership. The bowlers were led by fine opening spells from Jhulan Goswami and Amita Sharma, who helped skittle out the visitors for 179 in 44.3 overs.
England on the other hand, found it difficult against the unorthodox Lankan bowlers and lost half the side for 114 before recovering to post 238/8.
They however failed to restrict the Lankans, who recorded a win off the final ball. The visitors missed the services of wicket-keeper batswoman Sarah Taylor due to a hamstring injury but she is likely to play on Sunday.
Having toured England last year, where India led 20 before losing three games in a row, the hosts are up for the challenge. “Most of our batsmen are comfortable playing England's bowlers,“ Raj said.