India win Women's World Cup Qualifier

Tuesday 21st February 2017
& News
Written by Danny Painter

Stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur lifted India to a thrilling last-ball victory over South Africa in the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 at the P. Sara Stadium.

Set 245 to win, India lost a flurry of wickets but Kaur kept her cool to score the nine runs required off the last over from pace bowler Marcia Letsoala.

India and South Africa, along with Sri Lanka and Pakistan, have qualified for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 in which they will join Australia, England, New Zealand and the West Indies.

It is the first time since 1993 that England have hosted the tournament, which starts on 24 June in Derby live on TV. The competition will be played in a round-robin format, with Derby hosting eight games in total including a semi final on Thursday 20 July.

Tickets for all fixtures at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 go on sale on Wednesday 8 March via the ICC tickets website. Semi final tickets are on sale now.

Derbyshire Members for 2017 season will receive a special discounted price on ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 tickets for matches at Derby. For more information, please email [email protected].

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