Cricket Score, India vs Australia, Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 Online Score Updates: The Australian captain Meg Lanning won the toss and decided to bowl first under overcast conditions. After losing opener Smriti Mandhana cheaply, Mithali Raj took charge with Punam Raut and steadied the Indian ship. During her knock of 69 runs, Mithali went on to become the all-time leading run-scorer in Women’s ODI cricket, going past England’s Charlotte Edwards. She also became the first players to score 6000 ODI runs in women’s cricket. Punam Raut from the other end continued the good work and scored her 2nd ODI century before getting out for 106. India lost 6 wickets in the last 10 overs but added 60 runs. The target for Australia was 227.
Both the teams got off to a good start in the tournament before suffering heartbreaking defeats in their last match, making the battle for the semi-final spot very interesting. The winner of today’s match will make it to the next round comfortably while the team that loses will head towards the pointy end of the competition. The six-time champions Australia went off to a slow start with scoring no runs in the first two overs. However, it was a matter of time for the two openers to cemented their team in a strong position. The baton was later taken forward by the Aussies skipper Meg Lanning, who guided the team to victory with a sensible knock of 76 runs of 88 balls. The final score was 227/2 after 45.1 overs.
Here are India vs Australia Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 Online Score Updates:
Here are the Playing XIs for the India vs Australia Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 match:
India Women – Punam Raut, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma(w), Jhulan Goswami, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav.
Australia Women – Beth Mooney, Nicole Bolton, Ellyse Perry, Meg Lanning(c), Elyse Villani, Alex Blackwell, Alyssa Healy(w), Ashleigh Gardner, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, Kristen Beams.