Indian women’s cricket team win historical U19 T20 World Cup

India's under-19 women's cricket team have made history as they clinched the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup by defeating England by seven wickets.

India won their first ever U19 Women's T20 World Cup and also became the first India women's team to win the ICC World Cup. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@CricCrazyJohns

Chasing a target of 69, India reached the target in 14 overs losing only three wickets. Earlier, India's bowling attack, led by pace sensation Titas Sadhu and leg-spinner Parshavi Chopra bundled out England for 68. While Sadhu returned with impressive figures of 4-0-6-2, Chopra too gave ample display of her prowess as she finished with figures of two for 13.

Archana Devi also scalped 2 for 17, while Mannat Kashyap (1/13), Shafali Verma (1/16) and Sonam Yadav (1/3) accounted for one wicket each.