India Women vs Australia Women 3rd ODI , pitch report , playing XI , ind vs aus .

Series: Australia Women tour of India, 2023-24
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: Jan 02

India Women vs Australia Women 3rd ODI – In the final match of the series at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, Australia Women have opted to bat after already securing victory in the first two ODIs. The visitors displayed clinical batting prowess in the first game, chasing down 283 comfortably, marking the second-highest successful chase in women’s ODIs.

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India Women, despite a valiant effort in the previous game, fell short in crucial moments, failing to capitalize on Deepti’s 5-wicket haul and Richa Ghosh’s impressive 96. The hosts faced a close defeat, needing 35 off the last five overs but succumbing to the pressure.

Fielding proved to be a weak link for both teams, with India dropping seven catches. Post-match, India Women’s head coach, Amol Muzumdar, acknowledged the need for improvement in fielding and fitness.

Although the series is decided, there’s ample motivation for both teams in the dead-rubber encounter. India will play for pride, aiming to avoid a cleansweep, while Australia is eyeing a comprehensive 3-0 victory.

India Women vs Australia Women 3rd ODI

Harmanpreet Kaur (India):
Reflecting on the last game, Kaur emphasized the learning curve for the team. She mentioned Sneh Rana’s absence due to injury and introduced Mannat Kashyap, making her ODI debut. Kaur stressed on the importance of awareness and responsibility in crunch situations.

Alyssa Healy (Australia):
Opting to bat first, Healy acknowledged the dry conditions, with Megan Schutt returning after a niggle in place of Darcie Brown. The Australian captain expressed the team’s determination for a 3-0 win while recognizing the strength of the Indian team.

India Women vs Australia Women, 3rd ODI Pitch Report:

Murali Kartik highlighted the dry conditions with a bit of green grass on the surface. Expecting the ball to turn, Kartik noted the appreciable turn in the previous game.

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India Women vs Australia Women, 3rd ODI – Playing XIs:

India Women (Playing XI):
Yastika Bhatia, Smriti Mandhana, Richa Ghosh(w), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Deepti Sharma, Mannat Kashyap, Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Shreyanka Patil, Renuka Thakur Singh

Australia Women (Playing XI):
Phoebe Litchfield, Alyssa Healy(w/c), Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Alana King, Kim Garth, Megan Schutt

The stage is set for an exciting encounter at Wankhede Stadium, with India aiming to salvage pride and Australia eyeing a clean sweep in the series.

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