3rd WT20I: Australia beat by India 21 runs

Mumbai, Dec 14 (PTI) Australia beat India by 21 runs in the third women’s T20 International to take 2-1 lead in the five-match series here on Wednesday.

Invited to bat, Ellyse Perry smashed 75 off 47 balls while Grace Harris clobbered 41 off just 18 balls as Australian Women scored a decent 172 for 5 Devika Vaidya, Renuka Thakur, Anjali Sarvani and Deepti Sharma took two wickets apiece.

Chasing 173 for a win, India could only score 151 for 7 in 20 overs. Shafali Verma top-scored for with 52 while captain Harmanpreet Kaur made 37.

For Australia, Darcie Brown and Ashleigh Gardner took two wicket apiece.

Brief Scores: Australia Women: 172/8 in 20 overs (Ellyse Perry 72, Grace Harris 41, Devika vaidya 2/22, Renuka Thakur 2/24, Anjali Sarvani 2/34, Deepti Sharma 2/40).

India Women: 151 for 7 in 20 overs (Shafali Verma 52, Harmanpreet Kaur 37; Darcie Brown 2/19, Ashleigh Gardner 2/21).

Source: PTI News


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