England beat India by eight wickets in the semifinals of the 2018 Women's T20 World Cup. Earlier, India had won the toss and opted to bat. Mithali Raj was not picked for this game despite being fit, a move that is sure to raise questions on team selection, especially after the result. India vs England Highlights ICC T20 Women’s World Cup 2018 Semifinal: ENG 116/2 in 17.1 Overs, Win by 8 Wickets.
Smriti Mandhana top-scored for India with 34. India were going strong at one point, with 89/2 on the board, but lost last eight wickets for just 23 runs due to a batting collapse. India could only manage to reach a total of 112.
England's response was clinical, with Natalie Sciver and Amy Jones scoring half-centuries each and remained unbeaten as they added unbeaten 92 runs for the third wicket. England won the match with 116/2 and achieved the target in 17.1 overs.
This was India's third world T20 semis, and the team failed to qualify for the final. India has never made it to the finals of the Women's T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, England will take on Australia in the finals. Earlier, Australia beat West Indies in the first semi-finals of the Cup.