India women stand in series 1-1, defeating Australia women in a super over as Australia fall short by 5 runs on Sunday at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai. Catch live updates and India women vs. Australia women 2nd T20I Highlights.
AUSTRALIA DUO’S DOMINANCE
India women vs. Australia women 2nd T20I Highlights: winning 1st T20I against India, Australia we’re looking to continue the winning campaign after being invited to set a total on board by Indian skipper H. Kaur.
Australian skipper A. Healy looked charged up as she targeted Indian bowlers across the ground for a few overs.
As this might seem a little dangerous for India, D. Sharma took responsibility on her shoulders and sent the skipper back to the pavilion with a score of 25 in her first over.
Tahlia McGrath replaced her at no. 3. To get off the mark, T. McGrath played D. Sharma over the mid-off for 4 runs.
Jinx seemed to have been following team India since the last match when T. McGrath was dropped with a score of 4 by Richa Ghosh.
The deadly duo continued their form, smashing boundaries in every corner of the ground.
Soon, both batters came up with their fifties and 157 runs partnership for the 2nd wicket and highest ever for Australia and ended up 187 for one. To give this big total to chase, B. Mooney was the hero of the night in India women vs. Australia women 2nd T20I Highlights.
INDIA LEVEL THE SCORES AND SERIES AS WELL.
With the mindset to level the series, India’s openers came up with good cricketing shots past 50 runs without losing a wicket.
Shafali Verma’s thrilling 34 runs might have threatened Australia for some moment.
On the other hand, Smriti Mandhana was making herself a villain in the picture for Australia. Mandhana is the Queen of the on side.
The way she was batting shows why she is the most trusted player when it comes to rescuing the team from difficult situations.
Her power-packed knock of 79 runs had almost sealed the victory for India when she got played on and Australia got some relief, but there was some drama to continue when R. Ghosh put India forward to close in to the victory with her cameo of 26 runs.
In the last delivery of India women vs. Australia women 2nd T20I Highlights, it was up to Vaidya when she leveled the score with a four.
AN ACTION-PACKED SUPER OVER
As super over followed, D. Sharma slammed the first ball for the six, and in the second ball lost her wicket.
S. Mandhana again came in the picture and helped India reach 20 for one.
In response and to be ahead in the lead, Australia started chasing with a boundary, and in the very next ball lost their wicket.
A. Healy tried to change the scene with a six in the final delivery, but it was too late and India confirmed the victory and 1-1 lead in the 5 T20I match series against Australia in a super over in India women vs. Australia women 2nd T20I Highlights.