Women in India finished Australia’s 26-match winning streak in one-dayers.© Twitter
After a heartbreaking defeat in the 2nd ODI, India Women took revenge on Sunday in the third and final ODI against Australia and beat them by two wickets in an exciting encounter in Mackay. India ends Australian women’s record Undefeated series of 26 matches in one-day matches after having just reached the final in the previous match on Friday. It was veteran Jhulan Goswami who scored the winning runs for India and reached a limit in the final of Sophie Molineux. In response to Australia’s total of 264/9, India reached 266/8 with three balls and two wickets left.
Watch the video of India’s winning moment here:
The series … is over!
– 7Cricket (@ 7Cricket) 26 September 2021
Shafali Verma (56 off 91 balls) and Yastika Bhatia (64 off 69 balls) led India’s chase, while Deepti Sharma (31 off 30 balls) and Sneh Rana (30 off 27 balls) also played crucial strokes as India Women their highest chase ever recorded ODI cricket.
The two teams will tackle each other again in a one-off pink ball test that will be played from September 30 at the Carrara Oval in Queensland.
“We were just trying to stay there and finish the game. On Friday it was difficult for bowlers, and today as a senior bowler I wanted to get up and use the new ball well,” the news agency PTI told Goswami after the game. said. .
“I knew I could get breakthroughs. That’s what I did. It’s important to give your best in the field, to be positive and that’s what I want to do as a senior.
“I had a lot of pain in my body when I played rugby matches, I need time to recover, but we are looking forward to being part of the first pink ball test,” she added.
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