WBBL 2021: Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav shine in Sydney Sixers' five-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes
Young opener Shafali struck 57 off 50 balls with six hits to the fence in Sixers' successful run chase against Hobart Hurricanes, while Yadav grabbed two wickets, including that of compatriot Richa Ghosh.
India vs Australia: Smriti Mandhana says she got lucky with the no ball while batting in 1st innings
Mandhana, who scored 127 off 216 balls, survived at the personal score of 80 when she sliced a full Ellyse Perry delivery straight to Beth Mooney at point but the bowler overstepped giving her a reprieve.
As per rules of multi-format series, both teams settled for two points. The series score stands at 6-4 in Australia's favour.
India vs Australia: Impressive youngsters, ageless Jhulan Goswami and other talking points from ODIs
Here are some of the key talking points from the three ODIs between India and Australia, which the latter won by a 2-1 margin to take the lead in the multi-format series.
India vs Australia: Ellyse Perry sees 'more opportunity' to shine with ball amidst hosts' pacer crisis
India's tour of Australia begins with the opening ODI at the Great Barrier Reef Arena in Mackay on 21 September and concludes with the third and final T20I at the Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast on 10 October.
Head coach Matthew Mott said Vlaeminck, who did not bowl on Thursday, would be the lone player unavailable for next week's ODIs in Mackay and the ensuing Test in Gold Coast.
Southern Stars won't be able to field first XI in all games against India, says head coach Matthew Mott
With Sydney and Melbourne being COVID-19 hot-spots, the Indian team and 12 out of the 18 Australian players are currently in a two-week hard quarantine and according to a 'cricket.com.au' report, they will allowed out a week before the first WODI at Mackay on 21 September.
The 30-year old was set to turn up for Birmingham Phoenix in the 100-ball tournament scheduled to get underway on 21 July.
Pink ball Test will be well-contested affair due to India's strong batting line-up, says Australia's Ellyse Perry
The two sides are set to play a day-night Test from 30 September to 3 October in Perth as part of India's tour Down Under. The historic fixture will be the Indian women's team's first pink ball game.
Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry signs up for English cricket's Hundred, to play for Birmingham Phoenix
Perry, recently named the International Cricket Council's women's player of the decade, has agreed to join the Birmingham Phoenix.
Virat Kohli named ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade; Ellyse Perry is best female cricketer in last 10 years
Steve Smith is ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Decade while leg-spinner from Afghanistan Rashid Khan is the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade.
The eight-team tournament was originally set to start on17 October, with 59 games across six cities.
While Ellyse Perry has been included subject to fitness, pace bowler Tayla Vlaeminck will miss the series because of a foot injury.
Perry suggested recruiters need only look as far as Western Australia Cricket Association boss Christina Matthews, or at senior women in head office, for a long-term solution.
Women's T20 World Cup became bigger than about teams and the tournament itself, says Australia's Ellyse Perry
Perry missed out on the business end of the tournament due to a hamstring surgery but she does not regret it as the event was not just about her or her teammates.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry says cricket is 'resilient', won't feel negative effects of COVID-19 for too long
Boards like Cricket Australia are facing a financial crisis and were forced to lay off the majority of their staff but Perry believes that governing bodies will look for new ways of revenue generation
VVS Laxman 'shocked' to see Rohit Sharma's name missing from Wisden list of five outstanding performers of 2019
Former India batsman VVS Laxman is "surprised and shocked" to see star opener Rohit Sharma's name missing from the Wisden's list of five outstanding performers of 2019.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia's Marnus Labuschagne does throwdowns with taped tennis ball to keep in touch with batting
Labuschagne was this week named alongside compatriots Pat Cummins and Ellyse Perry among Wisden Almanack's Players of the Year
Stokes propelled England to their maiden World title last year with a man-of-the-match performance in the final against New Zealand at Lord's
Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry undergoes surgery to recover from hamstring injury, set to be ruled out for six months
Star Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry, who missed the semifinal and final of the women's T20 World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury, has successfully undergone a surgery, coach Matthew Mott said.