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IND W vs AUS W: Australia beat India by 4 wickets in 2nd T20I

IND W vs AUS W: Australia beat India by 4 wickets in 2nd T20I | Cricket Information

Gold Coast: Indian bowlers put up a valiant effort with only a few runs to defend earlier than rookie Tahlia McGrath gained the battle of nerves on the loss of life, guiding Australia to a four-wicket victory within the second girls’s T20 Worldwide. Batting first, India put up a clumsy efficiency, scoring solely 118 for 9, largely as a result of a 37 off 26 balls by Pooja Vastrakar.
Australia scored the runs in 19.1 overs, courtesy rookie McGrath (42 not out off 33 balls), who launched into Shikha Pandey’s 18th over, getting 14 runs which proved to be a game-changer.
Renuka Singh’s inexperience additionally price India dearly because the nineteenth over yielded 13 runs with McGrath, taking part in solely in her second T20 Worldwide, profitable it for the hosts.”We had been 20 runs quick on this observe,” India captain Harmanpreet Kaur mentioned after the sport.
Ball of the century, girls’s cricket version! Take a bow Shikha Pandey #AUSvIND
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) October 9, 2021
Pandey (1/27 in 4 overs) bowled one which jagged again an extended solution to breach by Alyssa Healy’s (4) defence and after that it was Rajeshwari Gayakwad, who managed the middle-overs by eliminating Meg Lanning (15), drawing the Southern Stars skipper out with a flighted one and let the ball grip sufficient to beat her. Ashleigh Gardener (1) was responsible of belting a half-tracker from Harmanpreet straight into level fielder Gayakwad.
The Indian outfielding was very poor on the day. As soon as Mooney was stumped off Gayakwad and Nicola Carey was additionally stumped off a rebound off Richa Ghosh’s physique, India appeared to be making a comeback at 94 for six however Pandey and Renuka could not bowl tight traces to stop McGrath from taking her crew to victory.
Earlier, Vastrakar gave a high quality exhibition of power-hitting as her excellent 36 not out off 27 balls took India to 118 after they had been reeling at 81 for 9 being put in to bat.
Vasktrakar, fondly referred to as ‘Chota Hardik’ by her Check skipper Mithali Raj, has come of age as an all-rounder on this tour.Curiously, India had been 81 for 9 after the seventeenth over and within the final three overs, the vacationers scored 37 with Vastrakar making all of the runs within the firm of Gayakwad, who couldn’t open her account.
After a powerful present within the first recreation the place their fearless batting was lauded, Indian batters flattered to deceive as none save skipper Harmanpreet Kaur (28 off 20 balls) confirmed the intent of taking the assault again to the opposition camp. As an alternative, there was an inexplicable batting collapse with the hit-pairing of Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma falling to Tayla Vlaeminck’s (2/18) tempo.
Then, spinners Sophie Molineux (2/11 in 4 overs) and Ashleigh Gardner (1/12 in 4 overs) stifled the batters throughout the center overs with 27 dot balls and three wickets, which broke the spine of their batting. 

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