Match 3:Australia vs India
Venue :Manuka Oval, Canberra
After the Australia’s closed encounter loss against England,Aussies face the India. Australia won the toss and decide to bowl first. Australia changed the strategy of play seeking to win the match against India.
India’s failure in batting
India’s opener Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana make their way to batting. Soon the Shafali(5) got a clean bowled out and return to tent at an early stage. Jemimah Rodrigues after a single gave a catch to Nicola Carey and India lost two wicket for 16 run. Captain Harmanpreet and Mandhana plays a steady game to build a decent total but soon that plan got ineffective after the Mandhana gave the balls in hands of Carey. After the Harmanpreet’s wicket India loose two players in the same over bowled by perry that includes two duck. Australian bowlers foldup India at a low score of 103 in twenty overs.
Australian’s maiden victory
Australia lose its opener Alyssa Healy(1) in the first over bowled by pandey. Ashleigh Gardener and Ellye Perry make a steady run chase to ensure the win. Perry had some luck in the 12th over, beaten three times by Shikha Pandey but she did not miss any bad balls. Perry was able to chip away at the chase without unnecessary risk and scored 49 off 47 balls. Perry’s crucial 49 drags Australia towards their first win in their series. Carey finish the match with a four and enrolled Australia’s maiden win in the series.
Player of the match
Ellyse Perry awarded the player of the match who uproot three wicket in a single over. And took 49 runs that leads the Aussies to their win against India.
Ellyse Perry’s on a hat-trick!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) February 2, 2020