Women’s World Cup: England proved Mithali Raj wrong – Brunt

Pace bowler Katherine Brunt says England’s 32-run World Cup win over India proved hosts’ captain Mithali Raj wrong.

On Saturday, Raj said that the defending champions’ bowling was “not very strong” and dependent on Brunt.

“It’s back in her face now,” Brunt, who took 4-29 in Mumbai, told BBC Sport.

“We were keen to win this match but that gave us extra fire. I’m protective of my team because they are fantastic cricketers who deserve more credit.”

The 27-year-old Yorkshire pacer added: “We all wanted to come out here and show that we’re a whole bowling unit.” Read more
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