India vs Australia, 4th T20I, Latest Updates: India lose the game by 36 runs and their journey comes to an end in this series. However, there is one match to go but it will be a mere formality. Huge lessons for the Indian side from this and the last ODI series against Australia.
A nightmare run for India in the series. Australia were again quite professional in the way they came out to win this game. They planned their innings well and then Meg Lanning was superb as the captain, not letting the batters get setlled as she kept on changing the ends of the her bowlers. Some positives for India from this game. Jemimah Rodrigues reached her first fifty in T20Is. However, there are many lessons for them. There is one more match to go for them on 29 March against England and hopefully the Indians will come out good in that match.
Ind W vs Eng W Report: England completed a record chase to thrash India by seven wickets in a Women's T20I Tri-Series match on Sunday.
Chasing a formidable target of 199 runs, England pulled off the feat in 18.4 overs. Opener Danielle Wyatt played a starring role for the visitors, smashing England's highest ever Twenty20 individual score as she plundered 124 runs off just 64 balls. Her knock included 15 boundaries and five sixes.
She also smashed the fastest ever century for England in women's cricket, reaching three figures off just 52 deliveries.
Captains Harmanpreet Kaur, Meg Lanning. Agencies
Wyatt produced a partnership of 96 runs with Tammy Beaumont which laid the foundation of a successful chase for England. Beaumont's 23-ball 35 included three hits to the fence and a six.
Although both were dismissed in quick succession by Indian spinner Deepti Sharma late in the innings, Natalie Sciver and Heather Knight combined to carry England to a comfortable victory.
Earlier, India rode on half-centuries by openers Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj to produce a formidable total of 198/4 after being asked to bat first. Mandhana smashed 76 runs off just 40 balls while Mithali scored a steady 53 off 43 deliveries.
The two produced an opening stand of 129 runs off 12.5 overs to give the hosts a superb start. Pooja Vastrakar then scored an unbeaten 22 off 10 balls lower down the order to help India to a big total.
England: 199/3 in 18.4 overs (Danielle Wyatt 124, Tammy Beaumont 35; Deepti Sharma 2/36) vs India: 198/4 in 20 overs (Smriti Mandhana 76, Mithali Raj 53; Tash Farrant 2/32).