England suffered a shock one-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka in their opening group match at the Women’s World Cup after a thrilling contest went down to the final ball.
The defending champions had been well below their best throughout, but still looked likely to defend their total of 238-8 as the Sri Lanka middle order buckled.
But, a brilliant 41-ball 56 from Eshani Kaushalya left the minnows needing only nine to win from the final over and, when Georgia Elwiss was dispatched over mid-wicket for a maximum, the result was as good as confirmed. Read more
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