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Video and analysis: Catch-up on Englands glorious World Cup Cricket win

July 24, 2017
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In case you missed it, yesterday, England were crowned Women’s World Cup Cricket winners, winning by nine runs after an incredibly tense and action packed finish against India at Lord’s. In a pivotal moment for women’s cricket in the UK, the reporting has been extraordinary – here are the highlights:

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ECB: Highlights – England win the World Cup
Anya Shrubsole takes six wickets as England win a thrilling final by nine runs. Videos and reporting – click here

BBC: England’s World Cup win: The transformation of women’s cricket
If you’re going to win the Women’s World Cup, it might as well be the biggest ever staged. When Heather Knight got her hands on the ultimate prize in women’s cricket on an emotional Sunday afternoon at Lord’s, it marked a triumph not only for England, but the sport itself. Full report and highlights

The Guardian: Heather Knight: ‘It felt like Jenny Gunn had dropped the World Cup’
Heather Knight admitted she feared England had literally dropped the World Cup moments before their triumph against India on Sunday. Click here

The Guardian: Thrilling England win in World Cup final is great advert for women’s game
After two excellent semi-finals the climax to the tournament provided more fantastic entertainment with the result in doubt to the last ball. Click here

The Independent: Anya Shrubsole in dreamland after seeing England to victory in Women’s Cricket World Cup.
The hosts won by nine runs at Lord’s after a late collapse from India saw them fall agonisingly short in their pursuit of 228. Click here

Sky: England Women win World Cup: Anya Shrubsole, Heather Knight, Sarah Taylor reaction
“World T20 defeat was making of this team,” says captain Knight. Video and reporting – click here

The Times: England women beat India to win thrilling cricket World Cup final
England won the women’s cricket World Cup yesterday at Lord’s in a final as tense as any match witnessed at the famous old ground. Click here

The Telegraph: Anya Shrubsole takes six wickets as England win World Cup after dramatic India collapse
Superior fitness, along with the bowling of Anya Shrubsole and Jenny Gunn, were the crucial factors that enabled England to beat India by nine runs and win their fourth World Cup. England’s men have yet to win any 50-over global tournament. Click here

Daily Mail: England win Women’s World Cup by nine runs in dramatic circumstances as Anya Shrubsole takes six India wickets at sold-out Lord’s
When Anya Shrubsole was nine she stood in the Tavern Stand at Lord’s and aspired to playing in a World Cup final. Now, after taking six Indian wickets in the most extraordinary performance, her wildest dreams have come true. Click here

The Mirror: England win Women’s World Cup with dramatic nine-run victory over India in Lord’s final
India looked in control at 191-3 chasing England’s total of 228-7, but a flurry of wickets wrestled back the initiative. Click here

The Sun: England win Women’s Cricket World Cup after thrilling nine-run win over India at Lord’s. ANYA SHRUBSOLE’S six-wicket haul won England the World Cup — and proved that sometimes dreams do come true. Click here
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