third T20I: Australia girls go 2-1 up with 21-run win over India girls | Cricket News

third T20I: Australia girls go 2-1 up with 21-run win over India girls | Cricket News
third T20I: Australia girls go 2-1 up with 21-run win over India girls | Cricket News
NEW DELHI: India’s batting frailties had been uncovered once more as Australia girls produced a medical efficiency to register a snug 21-run victory within the third T20 International on Wednesday. Australia now lead the five-match sequence 2-1.
India had been comfortably positioned at 106 for two of their pursuit of 173, courtesy 73-run second wicket stand between Shafali Verma and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. Shafali went hammer and tongs in opposition to the Aussie bowlers throughout her 52 off 41 ball knock whereas Harmanpreet chipped in with a useful 37 off 27.
But, as soon as Shafali was holed out at mid-wicket boundary, there was a droop as India misplaced 4 wickets for the addition of 17 runs in lower than three overs because the match turned decisively in favour of Southern Stars. India had been lastly restricted to 151 for 7 in 20 overs.

Richa Ghosh (1) and Harmanpreet, the 2 different big-hitters aside from Shafali, had been additionally dismissed whereas going for large hits and nearly all of the Australian bowlers lowered the tempo on their deliveries to make it tough for strokeplay.
Darcie Brown (2/19), Meghan Schutt (1/23 in 4 overs), spinner Ashleigh Gardener (2/21) had been distinctive on the day.
Deepti Sharma (25 not out off 17 balls), not precisely identified for her power-hitting, would have by no means been capable of persistently hit these huge photographs because it turned a snug win for Alyssa Healy’s girls.
Earlier, Australia recovered from early jolts and rode on flamboyant Ellyse Perry’s 75 off 47 balls to publish 172 for 8 after batting first.
Invited to bat, Australia made a disastrous begin as captain Alyssa Healy and Tahlia McGrath received out within the first and second overs respectively.
Renuka Thakur had opener Healy LBW for simply 1 whereas Anjali Sarvani removed one-down McGrath, additionally for one, as Australia had been 5 for two within the second over.
But Perry after which Grace Harris (41 runs off 18 balls) performed pivotal roles to take Australia to a aggressive whole.
From 79 for 3 at midway stage, Australia added 93 runs within the back-end.
For India, Renuka Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma and Devika Vaidya took two wickets apiece.
Opener Beth Mooney (30) and Ellyse Perry (75 off 47 balls) resurrected the Australia innings with a 64-run partnership for the third wicket in seven overs.
Perry had one other quickfire 55-run stand for the fifth wicket with Grace Harris (41 runs off 18 balls) that took Australia to a superb rating.
The Indian bowlers received wickets on the common intervals but additionally conceded runs on a superb batting monitor on the Brabourne Stadium.
Australia had been 43 for two on the finish of Powerplay however Mooney and Perry scored at a brisk tempo to take their facet to 68 for two on the finish of eighth over.
Vaidya then supplied India the breakthrough within the ninth over as she lower quick Mooney’s promising innings.
Perry, who had hit Deepti Sharma for a six, was nonetheless going nice weapons as she hit Vaidya for a six over the bowler’s head within the eleventh over.
But two balls later, Vaidya took revenge however within the type of Ashleigh Gardner with Richa Ghosh taking a effective catch.
India had been within the ascendancy for a short interval of two overs however conceded 14 runs within the 14th over with Perry and Harris hitting sixes.
(With PTI Inputs)