Birmingham. Indian women’s team’s right-arm medium fast bowler Renuka Singh has already broken the back of the Australian women’s team by giving them the first four big blows in the powerplay. Chasing the target of 155 runs given by India, the opposition team lost four important wickets for 34 runs in 4.1 overs. The players to be dismissed in this match for Australia are wicket-keeper opener Alyssa Healy (0), Beth Mooney (10), captain Meg Lanning (8) and Tahlia McGrath (14). Renuka Singh has done the work of returning the pavilion to all these players of the Australian women’s team. He has taken all these wickets by spending 18 runs while bowling four overs for the team.
If the Australian women’s team is as much as this match, then they will still have to score 121 runs. The team has six wickets remaining. For the Kangaroo women’s team, Rachel Haynes (7) and Ashley Gardner (5) are currently in the field and are working on grooming the innings. On the other hand, if the Indian women’s team has to win this match, then they will have to take the wickets of the opposition team at regular intervals.
Earlier today, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, the Indian team managed to score 154 runs for the loss of eight wickets in the allotted overs. For the team, Captain Kaur played the highest half-century innings of 52 runs. During this, eight fours and one six came off his bat in 34 balls.
Apart from Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, opener Shefali Verma also appeared in color. He played a quick innings of 48 runs in 33 balls, opening the innings for the team. However, she missed by just two runs after scoring a half-century. Apart from these two players, Smriti Mandhana contributed 24 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 29, 2022, 18:08 IST