IND W vs AUS W, Day Night Test Day 1, Highlights: India women’s cricket team and Australia women’s cricket team are face to face in the day night test match. The match is being played at Carrara in Australia’s Gold Coast and was the first day of the Pink Ball Test which was interrupted by rain. The entire game could not be played due to rain and the day’s play was declared over due to only two sessions.
By the end of the first day’s play, India scored 132 runs for the loss of one wicket. He lost this one wicket in the form of Shefali Verma. Shefali scored 31 runs. Australia won the toss and called India to bat first. In the first session, India made 101 for the loss of one wicket. In the second session, rain disturbed and then the game was stopped for some time. After the rain stopped, the game resumed but after some time it rained again and tea time was announced but seeing the situation not getting better, the umpires decided to end the day’s play.
One good thing for India on the first day was that its opener Smriti Mandhana batted brilliantly. He is unbeaten on 80 runs. He has faced 144 balls in his innings so far and has hit 15 fours and a six. With him Poonam Raut is unbeaten on 16 runs.
India has never played a pink ball test match before. At the same time, both the teams will face each other in the Test format after 15 years. So far nine test matches have been played between India and Australia. However, India has never won. Four out of nine matches played in India were drawn, while Australia won all five Tests played at their home.
India has fielded two new faces for the Day Night Test. Under this, batsman Yastika Bhatia and fast bowler Meghna Singh have made their Test debuts. Australia has given a chance to four new faces. These include fast bowler Darcy Brown, Stella Campbell, Georgia Wareham and all-rounder Annabel Sutherland.
IND W vs AUS W, Day Night Test Live Updates
09:30 – Australia captain Meg Lenning has won the toss and decided to bowl first. Fast bowler Meghna Singh and wicket-keeper batsman Yastika Bhatia are going to make their debut for India today. At the same time, four players from Australia will make their Test debut today. Darcy Brown, Stella Campbell, Annabel Sutherland and Georgia Wareham.
10.00- The first four of the match came off the bat of Smriti Mandhana. He sent Darcy Brown’s ball outside the boundary. Shefali Verma is opening for India with Smriti Mandhana. Alice Perry started the bowling for Australia.
10:20 – Five overs are over and India have scored 19 runs without losing any wickets. Smriti Mandhana is playing 15 runs in 16 balls and Shefali Verma is playing four in 14 balls. Three fours have come off Smriti’s bat so far, while Shefali is still taking time to get into her explosive mood.
10:33 – Expensive over from Darcy Brown. She brought the eighth over and Smriti Mandhana hit four fours in this over. He hit fours on the first, third, fifth and sixth balls of the over and scored 16 runs in the over. Mandhana has now scored 33 runs in 28 balls and India’s score is 37/0.
10: 49 – On the first ball of the 12th over, Smriti Mandhana hit the 10th four of the innings and with this India’s score has crossed 50 in 68 balls. Shefali Verma is playing a little slow today, Mandhana’s aggressive batting is doing her job.
11:04 – Team’s opener Smriti Mandhana completed her half-century in the 15th over. He hit a four at mid-off on the fifth ball of the over and completed 50 runs in 51 balls. He has hit 11 fours in this innings. After 15 overs, India’s score is 70/0.
11:22 – There is a partnership of 86 runs between Shefali Verma and Smriti Mandhana. Both the players are in no hurry. She is taking advantage of the bad balls. No boundary has come in the 18th and 19th overs. After 19 overs, India’s score is 86/0.
11:40 – In the 26th over, Sophie Sophie Molyneux finally gave Australia the first breakthrough. On the first ball of the over, Shefali Verma was looking to play a shot at mid-off but she was caught by Tahlia McGrath. She returned to the pavilion after scoring 31 runs in 64 balls. In this innings, he hit four fours.
12:07 – The game of the first session of the first day is over. India scored 101 runs losing the wicket of Shefali Verma. Smriti Mandhana gave a quick start to Team India with aggressive batting. Shefali Verma got out as soon as she started appearing in color. Mandhana is currently playing 64 runs in 112 balls and Poonam Raut scoring 1 run in 22 balls.
12: 56- Five overs have been over after the dinner break in which only 11 runs have come. Australia’s team is trying to get wickets at the beginning of the session but it has not been successful so far. Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Raut shared 19 runs in 79 balls. India’s score is 114/1.
13:05- There were only three balls of the 40th over, after which the lightning started flashing. In such a situation, the umpire decided to stop the match. It started raining as soon as the players went inside. Before this break, Smriti Mandhana is playing 70 and Poonam Raut is scoring 8 runs. India’s score – 114/1
15.40 – The match started after rain and the team added 18 runs to their account. After this it rained again and tea time was announced. India’s opener Smriti Mandhana is batting excellently and is on her way to a century, she has scored 80 runs till tea time. India’s score is 1/132 runs.
17.23- Play has been terminated on the first day of the match. This decision was taken due to incessant rains. The third session of the day could not be played. Due to continuous rain, this decision was taken not to see the playing condition being created. India’s score is 1/132 runs.