Ahead of the final clash between India and host England, the Indian team had an injury scare when the right-handed batter Harmanpreet Kaur was seen holding her shoulder in pain. However, later, Indian skipper Mithali Raj cleared that Kaur is fit to play in the final on Sunday.
Earlier, there was suspense over the hard-hitter Kaur’s fitness as she reportedly hurt her shoulder during a practice session on Saturday. Kaur scored an unbeaten 171 runs against Australia in the second
Kaur icing her shoulder. Didn't bat again. pic.twitter.com/KbJ9SFyOJA— Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) July 22, 2017
But later, Indian skipper Raj in the press conference clarified that it’s only a niggle for Kaur and she is fit to play against the hosts. July 22, 2017
This will be second time in the history of women’s World Cup when India will feature in final. Their last presence was back in 2005 under the captaincy of Mithali Raj when they lost to Australia by 98 runs. Mithali along with Jhulan Goswami are the only players from the 2005 final who are in the current squad.
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