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Summary

  1. England won by nine runs
  2. Shrubsole 6-46 - best figures in World Cup final
  3. India collapse from 191-3 to 219 all out
  4. Raut 86, Kaur 51, Krishnamurthy 35
  5. Eng 228-7: Sciver 51, Taylor 45; Goswami 3-23

Live Reporting

By Amy Lofthouse and Matthew Henry

All times stated are UK

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And that, I think, is my cue to leave.

Thanks for your company. It's been a ridiculously fun tournament. I'll leave you with the winning moment, as England head off into the night to celebrate becoming world champions.

In a bit!

When India's men played in the World Cup in England in 1999, female members had only just been permitted to enter the Long Room.

And here we are today.

Feel for all of you, #WomenInBlue! You were good throughout but sometimes it is not meant to be. Congrats England on winning #WWC17Final!

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

Mark Robinson has brought a lot to this side. He pushed hard on fitness understands the individual. He has toughened them up.

So many times we have seen England give it away but we have had loads of occasions in this tournament where they have got over the line. That mentality has shifted. Him bringing his experience from the professional game has had an impact in this environment.

'This can be a springboard'

More from Heather Knight: "What a tournament it has been. The support, the cricket and everything about it. Hopefully this can be a springboard for women's cricket in this country and around the world."

There's a little something in my eye...

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'The youngsters tried their best'

More from India captain Mithali Raj: "Thank you to the crowd for turning up. It is a huge boost to play in front of a packed stadium.

"These girls are inexperienced of this platform, playing in their first final. The youngsters tried their best and I am sure this will help them in the future. I will definitely play for a few more years but I don't see myself playing the next World Cup."

'Anya Shrubsole - what a hero'

England captain Heather Knight at the presentation: "I can't stop smiling. I am so proud of this group of girls. We made it hard for ourselves but I couldn't care less.

"We won tight games and that was something we wanted to work on. Back in Delhi (when England lost the World Twenty20) was a long time ago but it was the making of this team. Anya Shrubsole - what a hero.

"India were batting brilliantly and put good partnerships together. We knew if we hung in and kept the rate at five or six then we would always be in the game and we held out nerve."

'We panicked'

India captain Mithali Raj: "It wasn't easy for England but credit to them. They kept their nerve. There was a time when the match was in the balance. We panicked and they came out victorious.

"I would like to tell the girls I am very proud of them. They didn't make any match look easy for the opposition."

Stephan Shemilt

BBC Sport at Lord's

The world champions. As the trophy was lifted, I got covered in tickertape and a man next to me screamed "go pyro" into a walkie-talkie. On cue, fireworks shot into the London air.

England women lift the World Cup
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England take a swig of champagne pose for some more photos, then head off for a lap of honour. It's great to see the stands still absolutely packed out.

'It's been a rollercoaster'

England's Sarah Taylor: "I am so proud of the girls. We knew if we stuck in the game and built dots and pressure we would get there.

"It has been a been rollercoaster for myself. To be part of this team is incredible. It was a case of getting healthy and to be part of something. It was pot luck to be back for this World Cup. This is amazing."

Heather Knight goes running back to her team, grabs the trophy and holds it high above her head! Champagne goes spraying everywhere as Knight cradles the trophy, before she passes it down the line to all her team-mates.

England. World champions. Drink it in, folks.

There's tears all over the place. Katherine Brunt is heckling Heather Knight with a yell of "we love you, Heather!" Danielle Hazell is half laughing, half crying. What a day.

A ceremonial handing over from England to New Zealand, who will host the next World Cup - far as I can tell, they pass a box over - before England come up to receive their medals. Heather Knight really wants to get her hands on that trophy, but she'll have to wait another minute or two...

Winners are grinners.

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Here come the India players to receive their runner-up medals. They get a brilliant standing ovation from the crowd, with the India contingent singing them up to the podium. Captain Mithali Raj, smile in place, in the last player to step up.

Indian team looking devastated
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'I'm lost for words'

Anya Shrubsole at the post-match presentation: "I am a little lost for words. It was an amazing performance from everyone. We could have easily fallen away but to stay in the game and be world champions is amazing.

"One defeat was never going to put us out of the World Cup but we showed a huge amount of fight and that was epitomised by today."

Booooooooommmmmmmmm @Anya_shrubsole .... #WorldChampions What a great spectacle for the Game ... !!! Well done India as well ...

Player of the tournament - Tammy Beaumont

Tammy Beaumont, the leading run scorer in the tournament, is named player of the tournament. She's got an almighty grin on her face as she clutches her trophy.

Praise from India

Tough luck @BCCIWomen what a nail biting finish to the World Cup ! So proud of you all ,to come so far in the tournament .congrats England

Congratulations to the England Women's cricket team. Well played @BCCIWomen. The entire country is proud of you for playing great cricket!☺️

To @M_Raj03 & every member of the @BCCIWomen team,you may have lost the finals but you won the hearts of the entire country👌Proud of u all🙏👍

Player of the match - Anya Shrubsole

Unsurprisingly, for that amazing spell of 6-46, it's Anya Shrubsole who is named player of the match.

'I couldn't be prouder'

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ECB director of women's cricket Clare Connor: "This crowd haven't moved a muscle. Their support of this final has been immense. The teams couldn't have put on a better game of cricket. Both teams deserve such credit.

"India looked dangerous. I couldn't be prouder of the team and how this tournament has gone. Hopefully we have attracted some new fans for the women's game. For me, this beats me winning the Ashes. This is the best moment I've been involved with."

Congrats to England

Howay the laaaaaaasses! Massive congrats 🏆 #WWC17 champions!! Inspiring. Well done to Robbo and the gang. Quality bowling @Anya_shrubsole

Proud of the way @englandcricket women fought to turn it around. A game befitting @HomeOfCricket Lord's @ICC #WWC2017 #ENGWvINDW

'I never thought the dream would come true'

England match winner Anya Shrubsole: "I am lost for words. One of the great things about this team is we never give up. It is a fitting final of what was a brilliant World Cup.

"There was a huge amount of pressure. We never let the run rate get away and we knew if we got a couple then we would be in the game. It is a dream. I never thought it would come true. To be back here as a World Cup winner is amazing."

I started out covering England women in the 2013-14 Ashes series. I worried at one point that, as the women's game grew, England were going to start getting left behind. That Ashes loss in 2015 actually came at the right time for them. They've regrouped, got stronger, got more powerful, and it's resulted in a World Cup.

And here it is. The winning moment.

'I thought about taking Anya off!'

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England captain Heather Knight on Test Match Special: "What a game. I'm so proud of those girls. They've really fought hard and that's all I've asked of them. Anya Shrubsole, to win us a game, under huge pressure - it's amazing. India batted brilliantly, they made it really hard for us. We knew if we took it deep, we had the bowling, and if we could hold our nerves. I thought about taking Anya off and I'm really glad I kept her on!

"It's been an extraordinary game. At times I had to punch myself and concentrate on the game. The noise when we got the last wicket was a really special moment. Anya Shrubsole, what a hero. To win with some of my best mates, I'm absolutely delighted."

Before the match, Anya Shrubsole's dad posted this photograph of a young Anya at Lord's, dreaming of playing in a World Cup final for her country.

She's taken six wickets on her way to helping England lift the World Cup. What a day for her.

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Everyone's in tears - in the commentary box, on the pitch, in the stands.

'These memories will live for a long time'

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England coach Mark Robinson on Test Match Special: "I always knew it was a case of hanging in there. It ebbed and flowed. It's outstanding. It is a lot of hard work, toil and great work. These memories will live with everybody for a long time. It's captured the imagination of everybody as the tournament has gone on. Hopefully, the women's game will go from strength to strength."

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Kevin Ticehurst Wow what a final that was, I'm speechless!!! What a victory. #WWC17 #bbccricket

Jack Heaton That is one of my favourite cricket matches of all time. Take a bow @englandcricket You're all national heroes #WWC17Final#bbccricket

Alison Franks Fantastic yet another women's team sport are world champions go girls you make us proud #bbccricket

This England team have gone through some big changes since Mark Robinson took over. Getting rid of Charlotte Edwards was a big gamble and could have gone either way. But England have grown so much under a new captain and a new coach. The fitness is improved, the power hitting is there where it wasn't before, and this is the result of all that hard work.

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

India had this game won. You have got to give them credit for the match but if you are being honest they only have themselves to blame.

Yesssssssss @englandcricket girls !!!!!

No words. Actually one. Shrubsole!!! #indveng #wwc17 #bestworldcupever

Hands down one of the most exciting games I've ever watched. Well done to all the England women #worldcupchampions #drama

I need a lie down. I really do. That was brilliant drama.

India look absolutely gutted. There's a tear in more than one eye. What a game they've been part of.

Anya Shrubsole: 9.4-0-46-6. In a World Cup final at Lord's. That's the very definition of a match winning performance. The absolute guts on show from those players out in the middle.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

I am really proud. England fought hard and I am sat here with tears streaming down my face. England and Mark Robinson made the changes, they were very brave.

I can't even begin to describe the noise that went across Lord's when that final wicket fell. That is a brilliant win from England. They were in it, out of it, and then they dragged themselves, kicking and screaming, back into the game, to claim the World Cup.

Take a bow, ladies.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

Unbelievable. I have a tear in my eye. I am very proud. Wow. What a performance.

WICKET - ENGLAND WIN THE WORLD CUP!

Gayakwad b Shrubsole 0 (Ind 219)

England have won the World Cup by nine runs! At Lord's! In front of a sell-out crowd! It went down to the penultimate over but wow. What a result. Anya Shrubsole finishes with six wickets as she bowls Gayakwad.

Poonam dropped on 0

Ind 218-9

I mean! That's such a simple catch - and Gunn's spilled it!