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IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights

IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights

IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights
INDIA-Women vs Australia-Women Highlights: An embarrassing collapse saw Australia prevail in the first warm up match. Some late fireworks from Georgia Wareham and Jess Jonassen powered Australia to a competitive 129/8. India blew away Australia’s top order but some rearguard action from the lower order put them on top. India lose wickets at regular intervals and […]

INDIA-Women vs Australia-Women Highlights: An embarrassing collapse saw Australia prevail in the first warm up match. Some late fireworks from Georgia Wareham and Jess Jonassen powered Australia to a competitive 129/8. India blew away Australia’s top order but some rearguard action from the lower order put them on top. India lose wickets at regular intervals and were eventually castled out for just 85.  The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 begins on February 10 in South Africa, with 10 teams vying for the title. Follow Women WC WarmUP Matches LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

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IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights

Batting let India down once again as they collapsed like a pack of cards to suffer a 44-run loss to Australia in a low-scoring Women’s T20 World Cup warm-up match on Monday. Asked to field, the Indian bowlers blew away the Australian top order but tail-enders Georgia Wareham (32) and Jess Jonassen’s (22) unbeaten 50-run partnership powered Australia to 129 for 8. 

In reply, the Indian batters were skittled out for 85 in 16 overs. It was the second consecutive time that batting has let down India. The ‘Women in Blue’ had suffered a similar collapse in the Tri-Series final last week against South Africa.

Pacer Darcie Brown (4/17) was the wrecker-in-chief as she cleaned up the Indian top order, taking the vital scalps of Shafali Verma (2), Smriti Mandhana (0) and Richa Ghosh (5). The woeful run of Jemimah Rodrigues, who opened the innings alongside Shafali, continued as she was out on nought while skipper Harmanpreet Kaur did not bat.

Harleen Doel (12) showed some intent, hitting two fours before succumbing to a run out while Deepti Sharma was the top scorer as the all-rounder remained unbeaten on 19. She could have taken India over the line had someone stayed with her till the end.

IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights

Earlier, veteran pacer Shikha Pandey (2/9) struck in her first two overs to send Australia skipper Meg Lanning (0) and Tahlia McGrath (2) packing. A run out by Radha Yadav spelt the end of Ellyse Perry (1) as Australia were reeling at 10 for 3.

Ash Gardner (22) and Beth Mooney (28) provided some resistance but Pooja Vastrakar (2/16) and Radha Yadav (2/22) ran through the middle order. Renuka Singh, who had an off day, was the most expensive bowler for India, giving away 39 runs in three overs. But the Indians couldn’t break the partnership between Wareham and Jonassen who shared five fours and three sixes between them.

India Women XI: S Mandhana, Shafali Verma, H Deol, JI Rodrigues, DB Sharma, RM Ghosh, P Vastrakar, YH Bhatia, S Pandey, RP Yadav, RS Thakur, RS Gayakwad, KA Sarvani

Australia Women XI: BL Mooney, MM Lanning, TM McGrath, A Gardner, EA Perry, GM Harris, A Sutherland, H Graham, GL Wareham, JL Jonassen, AM King, M Schutt, AJ Healy, D Brown, KJ Garth

 

IND-W vs AUS-W Highlights: India falter in World Cup prep as Australia beat Women in Blue by 44 runs in warm-up clash – Watch Highlights

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