England reach a 2-0 lead over the West Indies after Sarah Glenn’s all-round performance brought in a 47-run victory in the women’s second T20
- England took a 2-0 lead in their five-game T20 series with the West Indies
- Sarah Glenn’s all-round performance resulted in a 47-point victory
- Player of the match Glenn scored with number 8 and then took two wickets
The England women took a 2-0 lead in their five-game T20 series against the West Indies after crucial all-round interventions by Sarah Glenn in her hometown Derby.
First, Glenn scored from number 8 with a 19-ball 26 as England recovered from a dangerous 96 for six and hit an imposing 151 for eight after hitting. Then her fractures removed the dangerous duo of Deandra Dottin and Captain Stafanie Taylor after the tourists reached 72 for one in the 12th.
They hopelessly refused to finish on 104 for eight as England replicated Monday’s 47-run victory. Against opponents without depth or confidence, Heather Knight’s team should secure the series on Saturday.
Sarah Glenn’s all-round performance helped England to a 47-run victory over the West Indies
England are now 2-0 ahead of their opponents in their five-game T20 series
21-year-old Glenn, a former junior hockey international, also played full-back for Belper Town FC and switched from seam to leg spin in her teens after watching videos of Shane Warne and finding herself bowling with natural motion. from the wrist.
At one point, she had numbers of none for 20, but then she tucked a fracture into Dottin’s pads to remove her lbw for 38, and Taylor – who had become the second woman to pass 3,000 runs in T20 internationals – stumped for 28. Glenn finished with two for 24.
“It was a good test for us today,” she said after being named player of the match.
Glenn was named Player of the Match after taking the highest score at No. 8 and then taking two wickets
‘If you lose a few wickets early on, you can easily push singles, so it was good to throw the first punch at the end of our innings and show some courage.
“I’m also starting to bowl my variations in game situations.”
Despite that, it was a scrappy English performance in the field. Much of their at bat also had to be brushed up after a solid 21 from opener Tammy Beaumont and 25 from 20 balls from wicketkeeper Amy Jones. It wasn’t until Glenn and Katherine Brunt scored 46 for the seventh wicket that England breathed more freely.