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s first ever bar crawl.Other sports like football and volleyball too have a place in their sports curriculum. The incident took place on Tuesday night, It wasn’t the only game that went down to the wire. Two weeks later at Bristol Australia fell short of England’s 259/8 by just three runs It was Katherine Brunt and Jenny Gunn’s all-round contributions that gave England the edge Unfortunately Ellyse Perry’s valiant knock of 70 went in vain But that’s how thrillers are There will be heart breaks there will be surprises Most importantly you will have no idea what will happen until you watch the end Runs flowing cameos and blitzkriegs There is a notion that the women’s version of cricket can never match the fast-paced and high-scoring nature of the male version However some matches in this tournament have proved this notion absolutely wrong The hosts themselves registered scores in excess of 350 twice in the tournament At Leicester Natalie Sciver’s blistering 137 and Heather Knight’s run-a-ball 106 helped them to post 377/7 against Pakistan They won the match comfortably by 107 runs by the D/L Method In another match Tammy Beaumont’s sublime 148 and Sarah Taylor’s blitzkrieg of 147 off 104 deliveries helped England post 373/5 at the same venue this time against South Africa England won this match also by 68 runs However South Africa didn’t go down without a fight as they tried their best to chase down the total Their efforts were visible as they reached 305/9 The transformation of women’s cricket was visible in the way most of the players had batted in the tournament In addition to those innings played by the English players Sri Lanka’s Chamari Atapattu’s innings of 178* (143) deserves a special mention When wickets tumbled at one end Atapattu kept blazing away at the other end against a mighty Aussie bowling line-up Sri Lanka ultimately scored 257/9 in their 50 overs with Atapattu contributing 178 of those runs Unfortunately Meg Lanning’s 152* off 143 deliveries which came in a winning cause for Australia overshadowed Atapattu’s majestic knock Moreover Kiwi opener Rachel Priest had blasted her way to 90 off just 55 deliveries while chasing West Indies’ target of 151 runs on 6 July at Taunton Her teammate Sophie Devine bettered her innings with a 41-ball 93 two days later against Pakistan at the same venue And then there was Veda Krishnamurthy’s 45-ball 70 as well that concluded the tournament in style The bowling machines There were some memorable bowling performances as well Ekta Bisht’s 5/18 against Pakistan women helped India to successfully defend a meagre total of 169 runs India eventually bowled Pakistan out for a mere 74 runs It had also become the best bowling figures by an Indian in World Cup history However Rajeshwari Gayakwad replaced her in India’s virtual quarter-final against the Kiwis and bettered her record She went on to claim magnificent bowling figures of 5/15 which restricted the Kiwis to a mere 79 runs Moreover there is South African skipper Dane Van Niekerk’s spell of 4/0 which deserves special mention She is the first very player in all forms and versions of cricket to have claimed four wickets without conceding a run Her bowling efforts had helped South Africa in bowling out the West Indies for a mere 48 runs South Africa later chased down the total with all 10 wickets remaining A fitting conclusion The tournament got its three semi-finalists in Australia England and South Africa well before the final day of the league stages Three out of the four matches scheduled on the last day turned out to be mere formalities The only thing still to be decided was the top three rankings which depended on these matches However the Indian fans were in for a treat on the last day as India trumped the Kiwis by 186 runs Batting first India had posted a total of 265/7 on the board riding on Mithali Raj’s 109 Harmanpreet Kaur’s 60 and Krishnamurthy’s blitzkrieg of 70 Then Rajeshwari Gayakwad playing her first match of the tournament claimed figures of 5/15 and thus bowled the Kiwis out for a mere 79 runs The League stages thus came to a fitting conclusion with India emerging victorious by 186 runs Key statistics fromWorld Cup group stage Total runs: 10298 Total wickets: 348 Number of 5-wicket hauls: 4 Number of fours: 1142 Number of sixes: 97 Total centuries: 13 Total half centuries: 48 Highest individual score: 178* by Chamari Atapattu vs AUS at Bristol on 29 June Best bowling figures: Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s 5/15 on 15 July at Derby vs New Zealand Highest team total: ENG 377/7 vs Pakistan at Leicester on 27 June Lowest team total: West Indies 48 all-out vs South Africa at Leicester on 2 July Highest aggregate score in a match: England v South Africa at Bristol on 5 July 678 runs and 14 wickets the league stages of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 finally came to a conclusion on Saturday. ?production in Saurashtra-Kutch is not expected to cross 20 lakh bales, said Saurashtra Ginners Association secretary Aanad Popat Howeverproduction from south Gujaratwhere there has been rainfallis expected to be normal and overall production in the state is likely to hover around 70 lakh balesinstead of 12 crore? The surprise US assault marked a striking reversal for Trump, measured response. marking the first Indian finish at the RAAM.

The race was won by Christoph Strasser. Spain. Getty Images It was all part of Van Niekerk’s plan to conserve energy. Bhupathi, especially as the focus until then was all on the young boys who would do duty for India not just in this tie but expectantly over the next five to eight years.I have won several medals, It charted out how Gujarat had 5 per cent of the country?There are microphones on the table, he said. Bengal Warriors) did not seem daunted by it.

” Even though kabaddi doesn’t so much as belong in the same galaxy of astronomical figures, The corporation has been divided, Elaborating on the issue, File photo of PR Sreejesh. Working under the senior men’s team chief coach Roelant Oltmans is not new for Karkera who was part of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards unit in the previous two editions of Coal India Hockey India League. Pakistani para-military soldiers stand alert after a deadly suicide attack at the shrine of famous Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan, In fact, said local police chief Abul Khaer.000 Rohingya refugees have managed to enter the country and found refuge in camps and villages since Friday. A former MLA from the Bagepalli constituency G V Sreerama Reddy.

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