ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Poonam Yadav's outstanding 4/19 helps India clinch 17-run win over Australia in lung opener

Here are the best moments from India's clash against Australia in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia.

FirstCricket Staff February 21, 2020 20:22:07 IST
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Poonam Yadav's outstanding 4/19 helps India clinch 17-run win over Australia in lung opener
ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav was the pick of the bowlers and finished with impressive figures of 4/19 as India women started their T20I World Cup campaign with a 17-run win over Australia women. AP

ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

Yadav was assisted by medium-pacer Shikha Pandey, who picked up three wickets and conceded only 14 runs, finishing with an economy rate of 3.65. Twitter @T20WorldCup

ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

After being put into bat, India got off to flying start, thanks to teenage sensation Shafali Verma, who scored 29 off just 15 balls. Shafali struck five fours and a maximum during her stay at the crease. AP

ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

But it was Deepti Sharma, who stayed unbeaten at 49 and helped India post 132/4 on the board. She played a patient knock that included three classy boundaries. Twitter @T20WorldCup

ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

Jess Jonassen picked up two crucial wickets for the Aussies, those of Smriti Mandhana and Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. She was the pick of the Aussie bowlers. Twitter @T20WorldCup

ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020 Poonam Yadavs outstanding 419 helps India clinch 17run win over Australia in lung opener

Alyssa Healy top-scored with a quick-fire 51 and got Australia off to an explosive start. However, post her dismissal, the remaining batting line-up failed to fire. Ashleigh Gardner (34) did put a fight but that was not enough to get Aussies past the finish line. Twitter @T20WorldCup

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