ICC Women's World Cup Final: England wins toss; India to bowl
London: In the summit clash of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, England won the toss and asked India to bowl first at the historic Lord’s Ground here on Sunday.
Both the teams have travelled a fantastic journey through to the final, and today they would look forward to deliver their best and imprint their names in the history of the sport.
After winning the toss, English skipper Heather Knight said, "Whatever happens today, it will be a special day." Mithali Raj, the Indian captain, pointed out that she would have also batted first, but cherished the fact that her seamers have regained form and were ready to relish bowling upfront.
It may be mentioned that England has won the World Cup thrice in the past while India is yet to clinch its first title.
Here are the two squads:
England Women: Lauren Winfield, Tammy Beaumont, Sarah Taylor (wk), Heather Knight (captain), Natalie Sciver, Fran Wilson, Katherine Brunt, Jenny Gunn, Laura Marsh, Anya Shrubsole and Alex Hartley
India Women: Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Mithali Raj (skipper), Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma (wk), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Poonam Yadav