India vs England: Shafali Verma's unbeaten 55 in follow-on keeps visitors alive on rain-shortened Day 3 of one-off Test
Another debutant Deepti Sharma, who was promoted to number three after her resolute 29 not out in the first innings, was giving Verma company on unbeaten 18 after India were forced to follow-on in the one-off Test.
Highlights, England women vs India women, Only Test Day 3 at Bristol, Full cricket score: Shafali's unbeaten 55 gives visitors hope
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England vs India: Shafali Verma hits 96 on Test debut but visitors suffer late collapse to finish Day 2 at 187/5
Verma and Mandhana shared a solid 167 runs off 48.5 overs for the opening stand before both departed in quick time as the collapse started for India.
Highlights, England Women vs India Women, Only Test Day 2 at Bristol, Full cricket score: Late collapse sees visitors finish day at 187/5
Live Score updates England Women vs India Women Test Day 2: Right. Time for the final over the day. Harmanpreet at first given out for LBW off Ecclestone's ball, but she decides to review. It's a quicker ball, which skidded through to hit the pad, but replays say there's a thin inside edge. Harman survives. She then takes advantage if Sophie's short ball to smash through point for a boundary. Four runs off the day's final over.
Opting to bat, England women were poised at 269/6 at stumps. Skipper Heather Knight top-scored with a patient 95.
India vs England: Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana inspire brilliant visitors' comeback to leave hosts at 269-6 on Day 1
Playing a Test match after nearly seven years, India were struggling badly but Rana (3/77) and Sharma (2/50) brought the side back by accounting for two batters each in the final session.
Highlights, England Women vs India Women, Only Test Day 1 at Bristol, Full cricket score: Rana, Deepti put visitors in front
Live Score updates England Women vs India Women Test Day 1: Stumps, Day 1 (269/6 after 92 overs) India will be pleased with their performance. The first two sessions were dominated by England, but the Mithali Raj and Co came back well in the final session. The Indian spinners, in particular, deserve a mention for turning the momentum in India’s favour. Heather Knight was brilliant with the bat, but fell short of what could have been a fine hundred. That's it from us today, but do join us tomorrow as we'll bring you the over by over commentary from Day 2 off the one-off Test.
Here are the five Indian players to watch out for in the one-off Test against England women.
The Hundred: Harmanpreet Kaur to play for Manchester Originals, becomes fifth Indian woman to feature in tournament
Rodrigues, Kaur, Mandhana and Sharma were also a part of the now-defunct Kia Super League (KSL) in 2019, the England and Wales Cricket Board's domestic T20 tournament that made way for the Women's Hundred.
Rodrigues joins her T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, opener Shafali Verma and all-rounder Deepti Sharma in the 100-ball tournament
Shafali Verma upgraded to Grade B in BCCI annual contracts list, number of contracted players reduced to 19
The Grade A which offers an annual retainer fee of Rs 50 lakh once again comprised of three all-format players — Twenty20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, her deputy Smriti Mandhana and leg-break bowler Poonam Yadav.
Glorious Triple: How Punam Raut and Deepti Sharma forged the greatest opening partnership in ODI cricket
In their 2017 South Africa Women's Quadrangular Series match against Ireland, Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut became the only opening pair in the history of the sport to record a triple century stand in the limited overs format.
The Hundred: Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana among four Indian women cricketers granted NOC for tournament
Opener Smriti Mandhana and all-rounder Deepti Sharma are among the four bound for the 100-ball tournament. The name of the fourth player is not yet known.
The 17-year-old, who grabbed the top position for the first time after helping her side reach the knockout phase of the T20 World Cup last year in Australia, has leapfrogged Australia's Beth Mooney with scores of 23 and 47.
India vs South Africa: Power-hitting in death overs a concern for hosts as they aim to bounce back in fourth ODI
India were outclassed by an unbeaten 131-ball 132 by opener Lizelle Lee, who anchored South Africa's run-chase with consummate ease after India had posted a competitive 248 for 5.
ICC women's T20I rankings: Shafali Verma climbs to second spot in batters' charts, Smriti Mandhana retains seventh
All-rounder Deepti Sharma (6th), spinners Radha Yadav (8th) and Poonam Yadav (9th) were in the top 10 in the bowlers list.
Smriti Mandhana slips two places to sixth in ICC Women's batting rankings; Jhulan Goswami retains fifth spot among bowlers
Mithali Raj — with 687 points — remained at 9th to be the second Indian batswoman in the top 10. Mandhana has 732 points.
The Indian team has not played since the T20 World Cup in March and there is no clarity over its next fixture with the Australia tour, scheduled to be held later this month, postponed to 2022. There is also no final word yet on the women's domestic season.
Women's T20 Challenge 2020: Supernovas skipper Harmanpreet Kaur lauds bowlers after thrilling win over Trailblazers
Supernovas captain Harmanpreet Kaur lavished praise on her bowlers for delivering under pressure as the two-time champions notched up a two-run win over Trailblazers in the Women's T20 Challenge.
Women's T20 Challenge: Trailblazers' Deepti Sharma says she has worked on her batting after COVID-19 lockdown
Representing Trailblazers, Sharma scored an unbeaten 43 in their match against Supernovas on Saturday, but could not help her team to victory.