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England beat India in World Cup warm up

Tuesday 13th June 2017
& News
Written by Danny Painter

England Captain Heather Knight returned from injury to take three wickets as England defeated India in a warm-up fixture at Loughborough ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup.

In a dress rehearsal for the first match of the tournament – to be played in front of an expected sell-out crowd at Derby – England batted first and made 244 all out from their 50 overs.

Nat Sciver again impressed with the bat making 69, while opener Lauren Winfield scored 50 before being run out. In reply, India were dismissed for 103.

The two teams will next meet each other in the sold-out opening fixture of the ICC Women’s World Cup on Saturday 24 June at Derby; 10.30am start.

Tickets are also available for the other seven games at Derby, which includes India vs Pakistan, England vs New Zealand and the second Semi Final.

Prices start at £10 for adults, £5 for students (aged between 17 and 23) and £2 for under-16s.

Tickets for all matches are on sale now and can be purchased online via: www.icc-cricket.com/tickets

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 fixtures at Derby

Date Fixture Availability
Saturday 24 June England vs India Unavailable
Wednesday 28 June South Africa vs New Zealand Available
Sunday 2 July India vs Pakistan Limited
Wednesday 5 July Sri Lanka vs India Available
Sunday 9 July West Indies vs Sri Lanka Available
Wednesday 12 July England vs New Zealand Limited
Saturday 15 July India vs New Zealand Available
Thursday 20 July Semi Final 2 Limited

Tickets available online via: icc-cricket.com/tickets.

For more information, please call 01332 388 101 or email [email protected]

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