CWG 2022, India vs Australia, Highlights: Ashleigh Gardner Stars As Australia Beat India By 3 Wickets
CWG 2022, India vs Australia: Ashleigh Gardner hit an unbeaten 52 as Australia defeated India by three wickets in a Group A fixture of the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston in Birmingham
Commonwealth Games, India vs Australia Cricket Match, Highlights: Ashleigh Gardner hit an unbeaten 52 as Australia defeated India by three wickets in a Group A fixture of the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Chasing a target of 155, Australia suffered a top-order collapse as Renuka Singh ripped past their batting line-up taking figures of four for 18. However, Gardner and Grace Harris added 50 plus runs for the sixth wicket before the former and Alana King took Australia across the finishing line. Earlier, Harmanpreet Kaur played a 52-run knock as India posted 154/8 in 20 overs against Australia in Group A clash of the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Earlier, Shafali Verma missed her fifty by 2 runs as she was dismissed in the 12th over of the innings, and as a result, India lost their third wicket. Earlier, Smriti Mandhana departed after scoring 24 runs and India were given a body blow by Darcie Brown and soon after, Yastika Bhatia was run-out, leaving India 2 down inside ten overs. Earlier, Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat first against Australia in the Group A clash in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston, Birmigham. India and Australia will be taking on each other in the first Group A match in the women's cricket event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Both sides have had memorable contests in the past and it would be interesting to see how they perform in the first match. Australia recently played against Pakistan and Ireland in a tri-series while India defeated Sri Lanka. Both teams will look to start off on a good note to begin their CWG campaign on a high. (SCORECARD)
Here are all the Highlights from India-Australia Match straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham
15:20PM: India's playing XI
Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Meghna Singh (debut), Renuka Thakur.
15:12PM: Australia's playing XI
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Tahlia McGrath, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
15:08PM: Here's what Harmanpreet Kaur said at toss
"Wicket looks good. We have trained hard last couple of months and see what works for us. Side is looking positive. We are going with three spinners, two medium pacers, keeper and the rest batters," said Harmanpreet during the toss.
15:02PM:India captain Harmanpreet Kaur wins toss, opts to bat vs Australia In Group A clash
14:37PM:The toss will take place at 3 PM, it would be interesting to see how Indian team approaches the contest