England Women top India in cricket series

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England Women have clinched their cricket series against India with an impressive final Twenty20 win at Chelmsford.

Opener Danni Wyatt blasted an unbeaten 89 as the hosts sealed an eight-wicket triumph and a 10-6 multi-format series victory over India.

Wyatt's 56-ball contribution, which included 12 fours and a six, enabled England to reach 2-154 in reply to the visitors' 6-153 with eight balls remaining.

Wyatt and Nat Sciver put on 112 for the second wicket with skipper Heather Knight joining Wyatt at the crease after Sciver's departure for 42.

The Indian attack was blunted by an injury to opening bowler Arundhati Reddy while fielding.

"I was really pleased with the way it went tonight," Wyatt told BBC Sport. "It was a really nice wicket. I thought our bowlers bowled really well to restrict them to that total and I just batted sensibly and just played to my strengths.

"I love nights like tonight and to get a series win as well just makes it even better."

Opener Smriti Mandhana earlier anchored the tourists' innings with a fine 70 off 51 balls, which included two sixes and eight fours, before she holed out to Sciver at deep midwicket.

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur provided the early support and scored 36 from 26 balls when she was trapped in front by Sciver.

Wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh helped to restore momentum with a quick-fire 20 to push the score to 6-153 from their full allocation before becoming the last of three victims for Sophie Ecclestone.

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