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In pics |Australia vs India, Women’s T20 WC: Mandhana and spinners ensure India remain unbeaten in the tournament

Catch all the top moments from the ICC Women’s World T20 group stage encounter between India and Australia played at Guyana National Stadium, Providence, West Indies.

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Having won their first three fixture's India had already confirmed semi-final berth in the competition. The match against Australia was to decide who tops Group-B and if India can maintain its winning run in the tournament. Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat first. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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Having won their first three fixture's India had already confirmed semi-final berth in the competition. The match against Australia was to decide who tops Group-B and if India can maintain its winning run in the tournament. Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat first. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

Australia started the match on right note as they picked up the wickets of Taniya Bhatia and Jemimah Rodrigues inside 7 overs to reduce India to 49/2. Ashleigh Gardner picked up the wicket of Bhatia and Megan Schutt sent back Rodrigues. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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Australia started the match on right note as they picked up the wickets of Taniya Bhatia and Jemimah Rodrigues inside 7 overs to reduce India to 49/2. Ashleigh Gardner picked up the wicket of Bhatia and Megan Schutt sent back Rodrigues. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

Loss of early wickets meant that the responsibility fell on the shoulders of Smriti Mandhana and Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur to guide the team through precarious phase. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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Loss of early wickets meant that the responsibility fell on the shoulders of Smriti Mandhana and Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur to guide the team through precarious phase. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

The duo of Kaur and Mandhana added 68 runs to third wicket partnership to bring India back into the match. Kaur made 43 of just 27 deliveries before succumbing to Delissa Kimmince. At fall of Kaur's wicket India's score read 117/3. (Image: Reuters)
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The duo of Kaur and Mandhana added 68 runs to third wicket partnership to bring India back into the match. Kaur made 43 of just 27 deliveries before succumbing to Delissa Kimmince. At fall of Kaur's wicket India's score read 117/3. (Image: Reuters)

Mandhana dazzled in her stroke play as she blasted 9 boundaries and 3 sixes on her way to 55 balls 83. During the course of her innings she became the second fastest Indian to complete 1,000 runs in T20I after Mithali Raj. (Image: /www.icc-cricket.com)
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Mandhana dazzled in her stroke play as she blasted 9 boundaries and 3 sixes on her way to 55 balls 83. During the course of her innings she became the second fastest Indian to complete 1,000 runs in T20I after Mithali Raj. (Image: /www.icc-cricket.com)

During the course of Indian innings Australia's explosive wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy suffered a minor injury and was advised rest after a collision with her Schutt while attempting a catch. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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During the course of Indian innings Australia's explosive wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy suffered a minor injury and was advised rest after a collision with her Schutt while attempting a catch. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

There was not much resistance from Indian batters towards the end of the innings as India lost 5 wickets while adding just 36 more runs to the total. Indian innings ended at a competitive 167/8 in their allotted quota of 20 overs. (Image: /www.icc-cricket.com)
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There was not much resistance from Indian batters towards the end of the innings as India lost 5 wickets while adding just 36 more runs to the total. Indian innings ended at a competitive 167/8 in their allotted quota of 20 overs. (Image: /www.icc-cricket.com)

Indian spin quartet of Anuja Patil, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav and Poonam Yadav had a filed day against Australian batting lineup as they combined to all 9 wickets to fall in Australian innings. Alyssa Healy did not bat owing to her injury. Pati was the stand out bowler as he bowled a spell of 3/15 in just 3.4 overs. (www.icc-cricket.com)
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Indian spin quartet of Anuja Patil, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav and Poonam Yadav had a filed day against Australian batting lineup as they combined to all 9 wickets to fall in Australian innings. Alyssa Healy did not bat owing to her injury. Pati was the stand out bowler as he bowled a spell of 3/15 in just 3.4 overs. (www.icc-cricket.com)

Australian captain Meg Lanning could only make 10 runs during the chase before being dismissed by Radha. Other significant contributions came from the bats of Beth Mooney (10), Ashleigh Gardner (20), and Ellyse Perry (39*). The Indian spinners proved to be a big headache for the Aussies as the team capitulated on 199 in 19.4 overs thus handing over India a victory by 48 runs. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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Australian captain Meg Lanning could only make 10 runs during the chase before being dismissed by Radha. Other significant contributions came from the bats of Beth Mooney (10), Ashleigh Gardner (20), and Ellyse Perry (39*). The Indian spinners proved to be a big headache for the Aussies as the team capitulated on 199 in 19.4 overs thus handing over India a victory by 48 runs. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

For her blistering fifty Indian opener Smriti Mandhana was adjudged player of the match. Thanks to the victory India remains unbeaten in the tournament thus far and topped their Group B with 8 points of possible 8. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)
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For her blistering fifty Indian opener Smriti Mandhana was adjudged player of the match. Thanks to the victory India remains unbeaten in the tournament thus far and topped their Group B with 8 points of possible 8. (Image: www.icc-cricket.com)

First Published on Nov 18, 2018 06:23 pm
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