Smriti Mandhana leads India’s stroll to T20 victory over England

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  • England 142-6; India 146-2. India win by eight wickets
  • India level three-game series despite Freya Kemp’s 50

India swept to an eight-wicket victory in the second T20 at Derby, levelling the series with one match left to play after chasing down their 143-run target inside 17 overs.

England had fought back from 54 for five in the 10th over to post a total of 142 for six thanks to a brilliant half-century from the 17-year-old Freya Kemp, who became the youngest woman to reach the landmark in T20 internationals. But India severely punished the bowling of the left-armer, with Shafali Verma (20 off 17) and Smriti Mandhana smashing 19 runs off her one over, en route to an opening stand of 55 from 35 balls.

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Written by Raf Nicholson at the Incora County Ground, Derby
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