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ICC Women's World Cup final: India lost the cup, but won hearts


ICC Women's World Cup final: India lost the cup, but won hearts

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): England's women cricket team staged a comeback and beat India by nine runs in the thrilling finale of ICC World Cup 2017. India's Poonam Raut scored blasting 86 runs, but as soon as the 27-year-old opener fell lbw to Shrubsole , the entire inning crashed like a deck of cards.

India were 191 for three at one point, and needed 11 to win from 12 balls, but got all out for 219. People from all across the country complimented the Indian ladies for their splendid performances.

Though they lost the final match, but they surely did win hearts!. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took Twitter to encourage the team.

He wrote: "Our women cricketers gave their best today. They've shown remarkable tenacity and skill through the World Cup.

Proud of the team". BCCI Acting President CK Khanna stated that the teams have achieved a milestone and now everyone would see the Indian women skippers with great respect.

Minister of State (MoS) for Sports, Vijay Goel, stated that the team w

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