Driven by half-hundreds of years from Rachel Haynes, Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning, Australia traveled to an agreeable 9-wicket win in the primary ODI against India, on Tuesday (September 21), at Harrap Park in Mackay. The threesome assisted Australia with redesiging India’s all out of 225 for 8 out of 41 overs and extended their series of wins in the 50-over organization to 25 games. Through the course of their thumps, they additionally went past their separate tourist spots – 2000 ODI runs for Haynes and Healy, 4000 for Lanning.
Rachel Haynes, getting back to open the innings for Australia, driven the way with an unbeaten 100-ball 93, sewing progressive century remains with Healy and Lanning. On a genuinely simple paced wicket, the openers saw through the underlying danger when India’s new ball pair of Jhulan Goswami and Meghana Singh bowled in close channels with a bit of swing to help them.
Healy set free in the 10th over when Pooja Vastrakar was brought into the assault as the primary change alternative. With a pickup to a half-tracker, a smack to a full throw and a draw to a short ball, the opener scored 4,6 and 4 off progressive conveyances to lead Australia’s predominance. From subsequently, when the swing was lost, and the danger levels diminished, runs streamed without a hitch. In the fourteenth over, she ventured down the track and lobbed Deepti Sharma for a limit through the mid on district to raise her thirteenth ODI fifty.
The pair likewise exploited the sluggish Indian defenders to turn the strike absent a lot of fight and surprisingly pushed for the odd additional run. Indeed, even as runs were coming easily, Healy and Haynes now and again went excessively hard at the Indian bowlers in a bid to overwhelm, not generally to the best outcome. At last, just a conveyance after Poonam Yadav was smacked for a six, Healy wound up confounding a space to Vastrakar at mid off.
Be that as it may, when she was excused, Australia had effectively scored 126 at quicker than run-a-ball. On a simple paced wicket, with guarded field sets, India didn’t make Australia’s run-pursue any more awkward. In a space of six balls, Lanning broke three limits off Meghana Singh and got her innings rolling without a hitch.
It didn’t assist India’s with causing that in the uncommon snapshots of blunder from the Australians, the confused shots missed the mark regarding the defenders. Haynes, specifically, attempted a couple of strange shots to additional push her scoring rate that was cruising flawlessly near run-a-ball for practically the whole innings. Just when the necessary runs fell under 50 did the Australians delayed down in their walk towards the objective.
The triumph, be that as it may, was arrangement a whole lot sooner in the day by 18-year-old Darcie Brown, who was playing her second ODI. She turned into the most youthful Australian to sack a four-fer in ODIs, which permitted the hosts to overwhelm in the wake of Lanning once more decided to field in the wake of winning the throw. The additional speed, which came from the hard length upset the Indian players.
While Shafali Verma, who had begun the procedures with a few limits against Ellyse Perry, stimulated a conveyance down the legside to the ‘attendant, Smriti Mandhana and Yastika Bhatia edged the conveyances to Haynes at in reverse point. Bhatia, on debut, nonetheless, assumed a vital part in reviving the Indian innings after the guests had lost the openers early. Indeed, even as most of the strike in the third wicket partnership was hoarded by Mithali raj, who once more attempted to turn the strike, Yastika looked agreeable in the center. The 21-over union between the veteran and the youth, assisted India with adding 77 for the third wicket before the southpaw was excused on 35 in Brown’s subsequent spell.
Deepti Sharma fell before long, turning into Brown’s fourth survivor of the day, which had diminished India to 129 for 4. Mithali, who was once more left with the work of guiding the innings, walked to her 59th ODI fifty. It was a sluggish innings once more, and when she decided to put a foot on the gas pedal by running after against Sophie Molineux, she missed the turn and was baffled perfectly by Healy on a 107-ball 63.
Debutant Hannah Darlington picked a support to leave India reeling at 178 for 7 in the 43rd over before Richa Ghosh and Goswami hit some healthy blows. The pair swung their bats around openly in the demise overs and picked 45 runs in 40 balls for the eighth wicket before Molineux had the last likewise puzzled in the last over of the innings.
Brief Scores: India Women225/8 in 50 overs (Mithali Raj 63, Yastika Bhatia 35; Darcie Brown 4-33, Hannah Darlington 2-29) lost to Australia Women 227/1 in 47 overs (Rachel Haynes 93*, Alyssa Healy 77; Poonam Yadav 1-58) by 9 wickets