result
1st Test, Leicester, Aug 8 - 12 2006, India Women tour of Ireland and England
223 & 345/8d
(74 ov, target 271)298 & 187/8
Match drawn
14y
• Cricinfo staff

India women cling on for draw

India's batsmen clung on for the draw in a surprisingly nailbiting finish to the first Test at Grace Road

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Scorecard summary
England Women223/10(88.2 overs)1st INNINGS
India Women298/10(138.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Hemlata Kala69 (179)
Laura Newton3/57(17.1)
England Women345/8(102.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Claire Taylor115 (233)
Laura Newton85 (154)
India Women187/8(74 overs)2nd INNINGS
Rumeli Dhar57 (123)
Amita Sharma50 (90)
Laura Marsh3/44(18)
Jenny Gunn2/39(16)
Match details
Grace Road, Leicester
TossEngland Women, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia Women tour of Ireland and England
Season2006
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 128
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 1.00-1.40pm, Tea 3.40-4.00pm, Close 6.00pm
Match days8,9,10,11 August 2006 - day match (4-day match)
WTEST debut
Laura Marsh
Laura Marsh
Nidhi Buley
Nidhi Buley
Preeti Dimri
Preeti Dimri
Sarah Taylor
Sarah Taylor
Umpires
England Image
Jeremy Lloyds
England Image
Trevor Jesty