IndW vs AusW T20 WC: India lost badly in warm-up match, Australia won low scoring match by 44 runs
IndW vs AusW T20 World Cup 2023 Warm Up Match: The Indian team had a good chance to prepare for the World Cup. Team India had a clash with Australia, but India had to face a crushing defeat by 44 runs.
IndW vs AusW T20 World Cup 2023 Warm Up Match: The T20 World Cup 2023 warm-up match was played between the women’s teams of India and Australia. The match was low scoring, but Australia won the match by showing a strong game. Australia won by 44 runs in this match.
Australia’s team won the toss and batting first scored 129 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. In such a situation, the target in front of India was 130 runs, but the Indian team collapsed after scoring 85 runs in 15 overs and lost the match by a margin of 44 runs. Indian batsmen could not stand in front of Australia.
India got a chance to strengthen their preparations before the T20 World Cup to be played in South Africa, but the team gave up in the warm-up match. Two-time champions Australia beat India badly. Earlier, India had lost to South Africa in the final of the tri-series.
AusW 129/8 (20 overs)
IndW 48/6 (7 overs)
Chasing the target of 130 runs, the Indian team did not get off to a good start. The team soon lost the first wicket and then wickets kept falling. Although, the team crossed the 40-run mark in 5.3 overs, but 5 batsmen also returned to the pavilion. The first wicket fell in the form of Jemima Rodrigues, while Smriti Mandhana was also dismissed without opening the account.
India’s third wicket fell in the form of Shefali Verma who could score 4 runs, while Richa Ghosh returned to the pavilion after scoring 5 runs. Ash Gardner gave Australia the fifth breakthrough, who got Yastika Bhatia going. Harleen Deol was run out after scoring 12 runs. Pooja Vastrakar could score 9 runs and Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav returned to the pavilion after scoring 1-1 runs.
Shikha Pandey gave India two quick successes. He dismissed Meg Lanning and Tahila McGrath. Lanning returned to the pavilion without opening the account and McGrath scored 2 runs. Soon the third wicket also fell for Australia. Ellyse Perry was run out by Radha Yadav for a single. Pooja Vastrakar removes Ash Gardner for 23 runs.
Rajeshwar Gaikwad gave India the fifth success. She got Beth Mooney caught out by Radha Yadav for 28 runs. The sixth wicket fell in the form of Australia’s Grace Harris, who returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs off Pooja Vastrakar. Australia’s seventh blow was given by Radha Yadav, when she clean bowled Annabel Sutherland on a personal score of 4 runs. He got Heather Graham caught out by Yastika Bhatia on a personal score of 8 runs.
The Indian team has a good opportunity to prepare for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 starting in South Africa from Friday, 10 February. Team India’s encounter is with Australia in the warm-up match, which has won two consecutive World Cups. India played a tri-series here, in which the hosts were defeated by South Africa in the final.