In the build up to the World Cup, all the focus had been on the veterans Mithali and Jhulan Goswami as this tournament, in all likelihood, could be their last global event.
South Africa followed Australia into the last-four stage with nine points from six matches, while West Indies have completed their league engagements and are currently placed third in the standings.
On a surface that offered assistance, the Indian spin trio choked Nigar Sultana’s side, giving themselves a massive NRR boost
Darcie Brown (3/30) was the most successful bowler for England with a three-wicket haul, while Alana King (2/52) and Jess Jonassen (1/40) were the other wicket-takers.
Raj has expressed the same concern after the win against Pakistan in India's campaign opener when the lower order made up for the faltering top order.