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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 13:38 IST

WATCH | Harmanpreet continues India's tradition, hands trophy to Satheesh Subha after historic win

Harmanpreet Kaur carries the humble yet gorgeous tradition of handing the trophy to the ones making their debut after their historic win over England

Pavitra Shome
Indian Women's Cricket Team
Indian Women's Cricket Team celebrate after defeating England Women's Cricket Team | Image:BCCI
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The Indian Women's Cricket Team has a big reason to rejoice after defeating England in a one-off test match at the DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai. The women's squad held their guard against the English women, with an enormous score of 428 & 186/6 (D). The visitors fell dramatically since they could not reach the target, and Team India convincingly won at their home.

Three things you need to know

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  • India Women's Team came off a T20I series loss to England Women's
  • India hosted England in a one-off test series at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai
  • The Indian women's Cricket Team made history with their win over England 

Also Read: India Women's Team creates history, crushes ENG by the biggest victory margin in test format

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Harmanpreet Kaur hands trophy to a test debutant after test match win

After receiving the trophy, captain Harmanpreet Kaur sprinted towards her team, who were standing at the Winners Board. She handed off the gold to Satheesh Subha, one of the three debutants of Team India in test cricket format. It is a gesture introduced by MS Dhoni that has been carried through on several title-winning occasions.

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The stalwart Team India squad, led by Harmanpreet Kaur, took down the English Women's Cricket Team convincingly. After coming off a loss in the T20I series, the team was hungry for a win, and they did so in the test match. It was a big day for the Women's team as they celebrated their triumph.

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Also Read: Double Trouble for India: Mohammad Shami ruled out of SA Test series, Chahar withdraws from ODIs

IND-W make history after crushing ENG-W

The Indian Women's Cricket Team is celebrating after an overwhelming victory over England in the one-off test match. The team secured the win with a 347-run victory margin, which is the largest ever in women's test cricket. Team India surpassed Sri Lanka's 309-run win over Pakistan in April 1998.

It was also India's first home win against England in 15 Tests, having beaten them twice on the road in 2014, giving them a colossal lift ahead of the all-format series against Australia, which begins in Mumbai next week. 

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 13:26 IST

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