Live Updates

  • 3:38 PM IST

    Australia Women have eased to victory and Bolton is the player of the match for her unbeaten century

  • 3:06 PM IST

    Century for Nicole Bolton

  • 3:04 PM IST

    Bolton is on 98 and is nearing her century. Meanwhile, another 8 runs required to win. This was easy peasy indeed for Australia.

  • 2:44 PM IST

    Australia Women are cruising to this win. It was a piece of cake for them. Another 45 runs to go to reach the victory line. Meg Lanning has gone but their batting can go deep. Bolton is on 70 while Perry has already brought up 10 runs on board.

  • 2:23 PM IST

    Fifty for Bolton. Her 12th ODI fifty it is. She has been tremendous form since the World Cup. Australia Women need 76 to win

  • 2:13 PM IST

    The bowling has been flat from India Women. Lanning and Bolton look in top form. The equation now is just 89 runs from 32 overs. Australia look unperturbed by Healy’s wicket. Australia Women 112/1 after 18 overs

  • 1:48 PM IST

    Finally, a wicket for India Women. However, the damage is already done. Wickets have fallen. Not the start that India were imagining. Healy had caused the most damage and she is gone for 29-ball 38. Australia Women 79/1 after 12 overs, need 122 to win

  • 1:26 PM IST

    Runs are flowing for Australia here. The last 5 overs have gone for 35 runs. Alyssa haas scored 28 off 21 balls.

  • 1:12 PM IST

    Steady start from Australia Women having scored 18 from first 4 overs without a loss of wicket. Shikha Pandey and Alyssa Healy to open the innings for the visitors.

  • 12:18 PM IST

    That’s a wrap. Australia Women need 201 to win. Jonassen and Wellington were the wrecker in chief. Their combined efforts saw them sharing 7 wickets.

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Good Afternoon/Morning! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live cricket blog of the Australia women’s  tour of India. The three match ODI series is scheduled to be played at the Reliance Stadium, Vadodara. Australia have won both their warm-up games against India A played in Mumbai.  

India women in their recent tour of South Africa  won the three-match ODI series by 2-1 and five-match T20I series by 3-1. Whereas, Australia defeated England Women in the ODI series of the Womens Ashes 2017 by 2-1 but lost the T20I series by 2-1. The Indian team would be led by Mithali Raj  whereas Australia team would be led by Meg Lanning. The Indian players to look for are Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues. The Australian player to look for are Ellyse Perry and Megan Schutt.

The last time the two teams met was in the ICC World Cup semi-final where India defeated Australia by 36 runs. Harmanpreet waas the star performer in the match scoring 171*.

India Women

Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mona Meshram, Sushma Verma, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey, Sukanya Parida, Pooja Vastrakar, Deepti Sharma

Australia Women

Meg Lanning(c), Rachael Haynes, Nicole Bolton, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Belinda Vakarewa, Elyse Villani, Amanda Wellington