India Women vs Australia Women World Cup 2022 Highlights: Australian skipper Meg Lanning (97) led her side from the front as the Australian Women’s Cricket team defeated the Indian Women’s Cricket team by 6 wickets to book their tickets to the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 on Saturday. Other than the skipper, Alyssa Healey (72) and Rachel Haynes (43) were the ones who played the supporting role in the Australian Women’s team’s successful run chase against India.

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The Indian skipper, Mithali Raj (68) and Yastika Bhatia (59) tried to stabilize the innings with their half-centuries after losing 2 quick wickets. A final touch from in-form batter Harmanpreet Kaur (57*) and Pooja Vastrakar (34) has helped India post a defendable total of 277 /7 on the board in 50 overs. Darcie Brown (3/30) picked up 3 wickets for Australia which was crucial in stopping India below 300. Indian bowlers were not able to build the pressure over the Australian side by taking quick wickets and Now from here onwards every game for India is a must-win game as India will take on South Africa and Bangladesh in their remaining 2 games of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022

Brief Scores: India: 277/7 (Mithali Raj 68, Yastika Bhatia 59, Harmanpreet Kaur 57*, Vastrakar 34; Brown 3/30, King 2/52) lost to Australia: 280/4 in 49.3 overs (Meg Kanning 97, Alyssa Healy 72; Pooja Vastrakar 2/43)

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