The Carrara Oval's excellent drainage system notwithstanding, play could not resume as the outfield needed more than a few hours to dry, even after the super-sopper was employed by the proactive ground-staff.
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Highlights, Australia Women vs India Women pink-ball Test, Full Cricket Score: Inclement weather forces early close of play; visitors solid at 132/1
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India vs Australia: Mithali Raj and Meg Lanning-led sides renew Test rivalry in historic pink-ball fixture
Australia, who played their lone day-night Test in November 2017, also go into the game with limited practice but their potent pace attack will be looking forward to wreaking havoc at the greenish pitch here.
The two teams last played a Test in Adelaide in 2006 when Australia won convincingly. The BCCI and Cricket Australia wish to slot in a Test in the full series they play going forward.
India vs Australia: Mithali Raj 'quite curious' to see how pink ball behaves ahead of maiden day-night Test
With the 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Australia and ODI series to follow, the team has got very little time to prepare for the Test, beginning at the Carrara Oval in Gold Coast on Thursday.
Mithali loses top spot in ODI batting rankings as Jhulan climbs two places to second in bowlers' list
The 38-year-old Raj, who scored just 87 runs at an average of 29 in the just-concluded three-match series against Australia, now has 738 points in her kitty.
Mithali Raj remains best batter in team, criticism over strike-rate uncalled for, says Shantha Rangaswamy
The former India captain also expects more consistency from openers Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana.
Carey, who has played 20 WODIs and 18 WT20s and is yet to wear the whites, also described the Indian batting line up as a "dangerous" one.
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 take on Australia in the third one-day internationals in Mackay, Queensland. Know all the details related to the 3rd India vs Australia ODI here.
How captain Mithali Raj, who herself is facing the heat because of her pedestrian strike-rate, would manage to lift the team is the big question.
Highlights, Australia Women vs India Women 2nd ODI, Full cricket score: Hosts clinch last-ball thriller, seal series 2-0
Australia Women Vs India Women, 2nd ODI Live Cricket Score Updates: What a game of cricket this turned out to be! Goswami did well to not concede any boundaries but India’s poor fielding, combined with the no-ball called for height in the last delivery meant the game slipped out of the visiting team’s grasp yet again. Australia, meanwhile, continue their winning run in ODIs, this being their 26th consecutive victory in the 50-over format, and this perhaps would be their toughest victory in their recent run of matches yet.
India badly needs Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana to fire to put pressure on Australia after receiving a nine-wicket hammering in the opening match of the three-game series.
India take on Australia in the second of the three one-day internationals in Mackay, Queensland. Know all the details related to the 2nd India vs Australia ODI here.
India could only manage 225 for eight in an innings that never got the momentum it needed and then the hosts gunned down the target in 41 overs as India's bowling lacked the teeth to trouble them.
While skipper Mithali, who has 762 rating points, retained her top spot, opener Smiriti Mandhana was placed seventh.
Darcie Brown's 4/33 restricted India to 225/8 before the Australian top three rallied to guide their team to a crushing nine-wicket win.
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Australia Women Vs India Women, 1st ODI Live Cricket Score Updates: More Sneh Rana. Haynes goes for a sweep on the first ball, but miscues it a bit, gets the single though. Lanning's turn to try a sweep, and hers is immaculately executed, she sends it through square leg with ease, that's a boundary. Single and a double to finish the over.
Coach Ramesh Powars aid it is high time India start scoring 250 consistently to compete with the likes of England and Australia.