Live Updates

  • 1:10 PM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Hardly a sweat for Australia. Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning and Elyse Villani starred for the visitors, with this win Australia go on top of the table. They play England tomorrow .


    Match Report here.
  • 12:36 PM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: OUT! Jhulan Goswami comes into the attack and gets instant success. Beth Mooney trying to go over mid off perishes. She made a 32-ball 45. Meg Lanning is out in the middle.

  • 12:29 PM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Both Beth Mooney and Elyse Villani have been tactical in the middle. Apart from going for the big shot, both have kept the singles coming. This is also Australia’s best 3rd wicket stand vs India in T20Is. Indian spinners have just on managed to get a hold over the Australian batswomen.

  • 12:03 PM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Beth Mooney and Elyse Villani have steadied Australia’s ship. Mooney in particular has taken charge of the chase. Important that Indian spinners have a good outing in the T20Is.

  • 11:47 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: OUT! Jhulan Goswami comes back and provides India a breakthrough front up.


    Alyssa Healy could not play an incoming delivery by Jhulan and gets her stumps rattled for 4. It was only on the last ball that she slammed a four towards mid off.

    Ashleigh Gardner comes in at No.3.
  • 11:32 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: India close their innings on 152 for 5. It was some late order hitting by Anuja Patil and Veda Krishanmurthy that propelled India from 100 for 4 to 152 for 5.


    Read innings report here.
  • 11:19 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Anuja Patil has been on fire for India. She has taken on the bowling, having hit 5 fours and a six so far. She has used the depth of the crease to good use. It is important that Australia finish well here.

  • 11:03 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: OUT! Harmanpreet Kaur goes for 13. From 99 for 1 to 100 for 4, India have yet again suffered a collapse. Ellyse Perry getting the wickets of Harmanpreet Kaur and Jermimah Rodrigues (1). Veda Krishnamurthy and Anuja Patil are in the middle.

  • 10:56 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: OUT! Smriti Mandhana falls for 67. Ashleigh Gardner gets her second wicket. Mandhana was looking to up the ante and quite rightfully so. Jemimah Rodrigues is out in the middle to partner Harmanpreet Kaur.

  • 10:40 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: SIX! Superb innings by Smriti Mandhana. This was her 3rd T20I fifty. OUT! Ashleigh Gardner gets rid of Mithali Raj. Mithali trying to up the ante, comes down the track a misses the ball, for Alyssa Healy to stump her for 18. Harmanpreet Kaur is out at No.3

  • 10:32 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Smriti Mandhana is taking on Australia’s bowling. She has just not let their spinners, in particular settle down. Sophie Molineux making her T20I debut for Australia was taken for 10 in her debut over.

  • 10:23 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: After Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj is now opening up her arms. Mithali slammed Megan Schutt for back-to-back boundaries in her first over. This has been a superb start for India. Delissa Kimmince has struggled to keep her lengths intact.

  • 10:08 AM IST

    India Women vs Australia Women, Live Updates: Ashleigh Gardner comes into the attack and is treated with a crackling four over extra cover. Mandhana will look to chance her arm. FOUR! Second of the over, delicate by Mandhana, towards third man. Gardner’s over has somewhat added momentum to India’s innings.

  • 10:02 AM IST

    Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana are out in the middle for India. They will hope to provide hosts’ a steady start. Mandhana will need to bat for longer lengths. Megan Schutt will start proceedings for Australia.

  • 9:56 AM IST

    Harmanpreet Kaur : “We were looking to bowl as well but now that we are batting, need to put a good score on the board. We didn’t play good cricket over the last week but we are looking confident.”

  • 9:49 AM IST

    Australia Women XI: Meg Lanning (c), Alyssa Healy(wk), Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Elyse Villani, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmince, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt

  • 9:39 AM IST
    India Women XI: Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia(wk), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Rumeli Dhar, Poonam Yadav
  • 9:34 AM IST

    TOSS: Australia Women have won the toss. Meg Lanning opts to bowl

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Good Afternoon/Morning! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live cricket blog of the 1st T20I between India women and Australia women. The Australia, England and India T20I tri series is scheduled to be played at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.  India women will look to bounce back strongly after being whitewashed by Australia women in the ODI series in their own back yard. Whereas, Australia women will look to continue their momentum in the T20I tri-series as well. The Indian team would be led by Harmanpreet Kaur.

Whereas, the Australian team would be captained by Meg Lanning.  Harmanpreet earlier said India as a T20 unit is a work-in-progress. Rajeshwari Gayakwad has been included in the T20 India women squad in place of Ekta Bisht for the upcoming triangular tournament. Ekta injured her left index finger during the final ODI against Australia and has been advised to rest for 10 days.

Squads:
India:Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anuja Patil, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Rumeli Dhar, Mona Meshram.
Australia: Meg Lanning(c), Rachael Haynes, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Naomi Stalenberg, Elyse Villani, Amanda Wellington