India women’s team defeated Australia by two wickets in the third ODI.© Twitter
India Women displayed scintillating batting to end Australia women’s record 26-match unbeaten streak by two wickets in the third and final ODI at Mackay’s Harrup Park on Sunday. India Women registered their highest successful run-chase in ODIs by overhauling the target of 265 with 3 balls to spare. However, Australia won the first two matches of the series to win the series 2–1. The focus will now be on the one-off pink ball Test between the two teams which will begin on 30 September at the Carrara Oval in Queensland.
India will go into that Test with confidence after ending the longest winning streak in ODIs (both men’s and women’s).
India lost by the narrowest margin in the second ODI, which dominated the majority of the game.
This time, however, there was no denying the Indian women’s team as the batsmen came to the party and made valuable contributions throughout the innings to stop the Australian juggernaut.
Shafali Verma (56 off 91 balls) and Yastika Bhatia (64 off 69 balls) followed.
Deepti Sharma (31 off 30 balls) and Sneh Rana (30 off 27 balls) also played crucial innings as India registered their highest ever run-chases in the history of women’s ODI cricket, the second highest. There was also Chase. any team against australia
It was veteran Jhulan Goswami who finalized India’s famous win with a loft drive straight into the ground for a boundary.
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