India’s first-round exit from the 2013 Women’s World Cup was as shocking as the men’s team being sent packing from the 2007 edition in the Caribbean. The Indian eves went into the tournament high on hopes, being the home side, and also had the team which had the talent to deliver in the mega event. Somehow, things did not fall into place after a near-perfect start against West Indies.
India’s shattering loss to Sri Lanka in their final group game in the Women’s World Cup was rather incomprehensible. They came into the game having beaten West Indies convincingly before going down to England.
During the course of her match-winning century in the World Cup clash against India on Sunday, England skipper Charlotte Edwards surpassed former Australian Belinda Clarke as the highest run-getter in ODIs in women’s cricket. Here’s a look at the top ten run-getters in one-dayers in women’s cricket.
India and England went into the Group A clash at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai having experienced contrasting fortunes in their previous encounter. India beat West Indies rather convincingly while the English women were shocked by Sri Lanka in a pulsating encounter.