India’s unbeaten run on the Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup got here to an finish with a seven-wicket thrashing by Australia within the Super Six stage at Potchefstroom on Saturday. Invited to bat, the India batters, who’ve appeared formidable thus far within the match, have been blown away as Australia skittled them for a paltry 87 in 18.5 overs. India had managed to defend 97 in opposition to Australia in a warm-up sport earlier this month however the Shafali Verma-led aspect could not repeat the feat as its opponents raced to the end line with 37 balls to spare.
The loss has dented India’s internet run fee (+1.905), which may play a significant position in deciding who qualifies for the semifinals. The Women in Blue have dropped to second place behind Australia within the Super Six Group 1.
Australia, India, South Africa and Bangladesh all have 4 factors whereas Sri Lanka and UAE are on zero factors.
It was a day when India’s robust batting line-up appeared clueless. After conceding a few boundaries, Milly Illingworth (2/12) acquired the prized wicket of the Indian skipper as Shafali (8), as soon as once more, fell early.
The Australian bowlers have been throughout India with Sonia Mendhiya (2) crumbling underneath stress.
With wickets falling like 9 pins on the different finish, Shweta Sehrawat (21) tried to alleviate the stress by amassing a boundary an over with the damaging Richa Ghosh (7) additionally becoming a member of her with a 4, however the keeper-batter was despatched again to the hut two balls later, leaving India at 43/4.
Sehrawat was dismissed for the primary time within the match by Sianna Ginger, who went on to assert Parshavi Chopra (8) and Mannat Kashyap‘s (1) wicket in her subsequent two overs, ending with figures of three for 13.
With the top-order falling early, the onus was on the middle-order batters to get some runs on the board within the essential conflict, however they too wilted underneath stress as solely three Indians managed to achieve double digit scores.
In reply, the Australians got here out all weapons blazing and the Indian bowlers had no reply. They leaked runs earlier than Titas Sadhu (1/13), Archana Devi (1/7) and Sonam Yadav (1/22) took a wicket every.
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