Harmanpreet Kaur returned to the pavilion after scoring only nine runs in 17 balls.
The first ODI match between India Women and Australia Women is being played on Thursday, December 28 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and decided to bat first. However, the team did not have a good start and Shefali Verma was out in the third over after scoring just 1 run.
This was followed by a short partnership between Richa Ghosh and Yastika Bhatia, but India got the second blow in the form of Richa Ghosh on the score of 42. There were a lot of expectations from captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who came to bat at number-4, but she too disappointed with the bat.
Actually, in the 13th over, Harmanpreet tried to sweep the ball of Ashley Gardner, but the ball went in the air and Darcy Brown, displaying excellent fielding, took the catch with a great dive. Seeing this, Harmanpreet along with the fans were surprised. Kaur returned to the pavilion after scoring only nine runs in 17 balls.
Darcy Brown took an amazing catch
Darcie Brown with a stunning catch to remove Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur!
— Lachlan McKirdy (@LMcKirdy7) December 28, 2023
Talking about the match, after the initial setbacks, the Indian women’s team has scored 190 runs by losing 7 wickets in 39 overs till the time of writing the news. And at the crease, Jemimah Rodrigues is playing with 52 runs and Pooja Vastrakar is playing with 6 runs.
Opener Yastika Bhatia played an inning of 49 runs in 64 balls with the help of 7 fours. Whereas from Australia, Georgia Wareham has taken maximum 2 wickets.
Earlier, the only Test match was played between India Women and Australia Women, in which the Men in Blue won by 8 wickets. Sneh Rana was adjudged player of the match for his excellent bowling. Let us tell you that at present a three-match ODI series is being played, after which a three-match T-20 series will be played between India and Australia.