[ad_1] 1st T20I: India Women crush Australia Women by 9 wickets

Jan 6, 2024

1st T20I: India Women crush Australia Women by 9 wickets


Clinical India dominate Australia

A resurgent India Women produced a spotless effort to crush Australia by nine wickets in the first T20I and take a vital 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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Smriti Mandhana's 27th T20I fifty

Mandhana scored 54, hitting her 27th fifty overall and seventh against Australia, a knock studded with seven fours and a six.

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Shafali Verma's explosive knock

Shafali Verma (64* off 44 balls) stroked her way to her fifth half-century in T20Is, smashing six fours and three sixes with commanding strokes all around the park.

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Record partnership for India Women

Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma's 137-run opening stand is India's second-best for the first wicket.

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India's biggest win over Australia

India chased down the 142-run target in 17.4 overs, and it was also their biggest win over Australia by margin of wickets.

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Impressive Titas Sadhu

Young pacer Titas Sadhu took career-best figures of 4/17, helping India dismiss Australia for 141.

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Milestone for Smriti Mandhana

Mandhana became only the second Indian batter after skipper Harmanpreet Kaur — and sixth overall in women's T20Is — to have crossed the 3,000-run mark.

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India Women eye series win

India Women have a chance to win the series against Australia for the first time at home.

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Australia's struggle with the bat

Australia's batting line-up collapsed as Titas Sadhu and Indian bowlers restricted them to a below-par total.

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Litchfield and Perry's fightback

Phoebe Litchfield and Ellyse Perry lead Australia's fightback with a 79-run partnership.

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