ICC Women's World Cup final 2017: From Virender Sehwag to Sachin Tendulkar, Twitterati heartbroken but proud

FP Sports, Jul, 23 2017

England beat India by nine runs to win the Women's World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday.

India, set 229 for victory, were on course at 191 for three but Punam Raut's dismissal for 86 sparked a dramatic collapse.

Indian players are dejected after their loss to England in the final of the Women's World Cup 2017. AFP

Indian players are dejected after their loss to England in the final of the Women's World Cup 2017. AFP

Anya Shrubsole took five wickets for 11 runs in 19 deliveries as India slumped to 219 all out with eight balls to spare.

India lost their last seven wickets for 28 runs, with pace bowler Shrubsole finishing with six for 46 in 9.4 overs.

Earlier India held England to 228 for seven with veteran pace bowler Jhulan Goswami enjoying an excellent return of three for 23 in 10 overs in an innings where Nat Sciver's 51 was the top score.

Here's how Twitter reacted to India's heartbreaking loss:

With AFP inputs.

Published Date: Jul 23, 2017 | Updated Date: Jul 23, 2017



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115