England vs India Women's World Cup final breaks UK TV viewership record

The women's World Cup team which lost to England in the final at Lord's met Prime Minister Modi. PM Modi met the star cricketers and said he felt that they made the nation proud like "several other daughters of the country".

PM Modi with Indian cricket team

PM Modi met the women's cricket team and tweeted: "Had a wonderful interaction with the Indian cricket team that took part in the women's cricket World Cup". (Twitter)

Women's World Cup final breaks UK TV viewership record

England's victory over India in the Women's World Cup final at Lord's drew a record 1.1 million TV audience in the UK, media reports said.

The viewership was 400,00 higher than the men's Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan in London.

The 1.1 million figure is the same as the average audience of a Premier League football match.

The final at Lord's was witnessed by 26,500 eager cricket fans. (Twitter)

Harmanpreet Kaur: Slayer of Australia

India's star Harmanpreet Kaur who hit an unbeaten 171 against Australia in the semi final match meets PM Modi.

Harmanpreet Kaur is now ranked No-6 in ICC ODI rankings for women batters. (Twitter)

Indian captain Mithali Raj: 'Proud skipper of a proud team'

Mithali Raj is now the highest run-getter in women’s ODIs with 6,190 runs from 186 ODIs.

Mithali Raj has also scored 10 fifty-plus scores in women’s ODIs in 2017 which is the most by any batter in a year.

Mithali is ranked second in the ICC ODI rankings for women batters.

Modi praised Mithali's captaincy and tweeted that he was delighted to meet the "proud skipper of a proud team". (Twitter)

Big Bat

The Indian cricket team presented a signed cricket bat to the Prime Minister. (Twitter)

Bowler Jhulan Goswami

Indian bowler Jhulan Goswami became world’s leading ODI wicket-taker during the World Cup and has now secured the second position among bowlers in the ICC ODI rankings. (Twitter)