Highlights | Women's World Cup Final | England Beat India By 9 Runs

Updated: 24 July 2017 00:15 IST

Highlights of the Women's World Cup final match between India (Ind) and (Eng) England at the Lord's, London on Sunday.

Highlights | Women's World Cup Final | England Beat India By 9 Runs
India Women lost to England Women by nine runs at Lord's. © Twitter

Anya Shrubsole's six-wicket haul helped England beat India by 9 runs in the final of the Women's World Cup at Lord's on Sunday. With this win, hosts England won their fourth ICC Women's World Cup title. India, led by Mithali Raj, had reached the final for the second time and were hoping to win their maiden title. However, they will have to wait for that. Shrubsole ended the match with figures of 6/46. Though Punam Raut's 86 and Harmanpreet Kaur's 51 helped steady India's innings after they lost two wickets, it wasn't enough. India were all out for 219 in 48.4 overs.

Earlier, a disciplined bowling performance from India restricted England to 228/7 in 50 overs. After a steady start, England lost wickets at regular intervals. However, Sarah Taylor (45) and Natalie Sciver (51) steadied the England in the middle overs. Jhulan Goswami, with two wickets in an over, halted England's momentum. For India, Goswami finished with the figure of 3/23 in 10 overs. For England, Natalie Sciver scored the highest. (SCORECARD)

When and Where to Watch: India (Ind) vs (Eng) England

Date: 23 July, Sunday

Venue: The Lord's, London

Time: 3pm IST/9:30am GMT/10:30am local

TV schedule and live streaming information

INDIA: TV - Star Sports 1/HD. Live stream - Hotstar

AUSTRALIA: TV - Channel Nine, Fox Sports. Live stream - Fox Sports Live

UK: TV - Sky Sports. Live stream - Sky Go

Women's World Cup highlights: Ind vs Eng

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Plenty of positives for the women's cricket in India, despite this loss. Priceless, valuable experience to take back home and they've shown the world what they're capable of as well. Right, then. This is where we say goodbye. We hope all of you had a good time and enjoyed this coverage of ours. Like they say - the end of one thing, the beginning of another. There will be plenty more matches to come, see you soon. Cheers!

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Even in the face of defeat, they always had that belief, which is why England are deserving winners this evening at Lord's. You don't become champions for the fourth time just by dumb luck, it's their quality and their skills and their determination that has got them here. Can take every joy in lifting that trophy and we're all sure there are plenty of celebrations going deep into the night.

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England captain, Heather Knight praises her girls for being outstanding. Adds that all the hard work they did and tight games they won in the last 18 months came in handy today. Credits India for having a brilliant tournament. Feels her teammates held their nerves when the partnerships were going on. Thanks everyone for the support. Adds that women's cricket is growing from strength to strength and all the teams showed that. Believes that England was the best place to host the tournament.

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India captain, Mithali Raj says she is proud of her team but credits England for keeping their nerve. Reckons the match was hanging in the balance and the occasion probably got to them. States she is really proud of her girls for putting in such a performance and making it difficult for every opposition they faced. When asked about Jhulan Goswami, exclaims she is an experienced bowler and has delivered whenever required, but says she also kept in mind that England bat deep and are not to be taken lightly. On what was the reason for their loss today, replies that most of the players are young and don't have experience with such things, but this experience will help them in the future. On this being her last World Cup, informs she will play for another couple of years, but this is her last World Cup. Adds that Goswami has done her part for the country and women's cricket in India. Ends by saying that she hopes this changes things and women's cricket is viewed in a different light now.

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Player of the Tournament, Tammy Beaumont is all smiles and is thrilled with this victory. Praises all the girls for stepping up in the tournament. Adds that the plan was to see off the early phase as they thought the pitch will do something in the morning. Admits that the middle order collapse didn't help their cause but Gunn and Brunt added useful runs. Further praises all the bowlers. Credits Kaur and Raut for an exceptional partnership but says that she was never in doubt of defending the total in her head. Also adds that it's a great feeling to be playing at Lord's.

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Player of the Match, Anya Shrubsole says she can't believe they've won and is lost for words. States it was an amazing team performance to stick in there and find a way to win the game, which is unbelievable. Further states it was important they got everything right, with so much at stake in a World Cup final, so is happy that they ended up on the right side. When asked about the crowd here at Lord's, lets everybody know that the support has been absolutely amazing and mentions that she's never been in a game where the crowd is so loud that you can't hear the player next to you. On what they learned from their tournament opener defeat to India, replies what this team has shown is a huge amount of fight and that's what helped them win the World Cup in the end.

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Mark Robinson (coach) feels it was all about picking one wicket when the partnership (Raut-Kaur) was going on. Feels that they were in the game as the slow bowlers were hard to get away. Adds that it was a great atmosphere today and he really enjoyed every minute and is happy to come out on the right side.

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Sarah Taylor is very proud of her teammates. She says that personally it's been a roller-coaster year for her (due to injuries). Jenny Gunn who missed the final in 2009 due to an injury is ecstatic after today's win. Considers this as one of the best teams she has played with. Sarah Taylor praises India for playing exceptionally well and feels they will bounce back in future. A word of praise for skipper Heather Knight and Sarah Taylor terms her a calm character.

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Lauren Winfield says that they kept on backing each other in spite of the partnerships. Laura Marsh feels every run was important and they just stuck in there. Laughs and says it sounds amazing to be called - World Champions!

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Anya Shrubsole is lost for words after a tremendous performance. Feels it's the fitting finale. Says that they never lost hope and knew a couple of wickets will bring them back in the match. She adds that it's a childhood dream come true for her.

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