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Pink Ball Test – India Vs Australia

Australia captain Meg Lanning and her India counterpart Mithali Raj pose at the Metricon Stadium ahead of the one-off pink-ball Test. Image credit: Twitter/@BCCIWomen

Pink-ball Test: India ladies completed Day 3 in a prevailing situation as pacers Jhulan Goswami and Pooja Vastrakar got 2 wickets each. Prior, 100 from Smriti Mandhana and a fifty from Deepti Sharma assisted India with posting 377 for 8 pronounced.

Jhulan Goswami was at her best by and by as the senior India pacer exhibited her class interestingly with the pink ball. She got Australia opener Beth Mooney with a delightful inswinger for 4 as right on time as the seventh over to give India a major lift after the guests proclaimed their first innings for 377/8.

India’s speed threesome of Jhulan, Meghana Singh and Pooja Vastrakar kept things tight and didn’t permit Australia to continue to move the scoreboard uninhibitedly on a pitch that searched useful for batting.

Skipper Meg Lanning and opener Alyssa Healy steadied the boat with a 49-run stand however Jhulan Goswami gobbled the association by getting the enormous wicket of Healy in the 23rd over.

With Ellyse Perry strolling in at No. 4, India bowlers continued to bowl tight lines and lengths.

Pooja Vastrakar exhibited by and by that she is a further developed player. The youthful fast got the large wicket of Meg Lanning to add to Australia misfortunes. Pooja bowled a sharp inswinger that collided with the stack of Lanning. Notwithstanding, replays displayed there was a touch of bat before the ball hit the captain’s cushions.

Tahila McGrath and Ellyse Perry appeared as though they would take Australia to the end of play with no more hiccup except for Pooja Vastraker struck late in the day to put India ahead in the pink-ball Test.

Deepti Sharma 66 assists India with posting 377

Prior in the day, India added 101 races to their overnight score in minimal in excess of a meeting. India rode on Smriti Mandhana’s lady Test hundred to make a beeline for a prevailing situation on Day 2 and the great work was carried on by Deepti Sharma.

The all-rounder, who as of late procured a Big Bash League contract, hit 66 from 167 balls as India posted 377 sudden spikes in demand for the board.

Australia are as yet 83 runs behind the score needed to stay away from a follow-on however the day-night Test is going towards a draw after downpour hampered over multi day’s play in Gold Coast.

Brief Scores: Pink-ball Test, Day 3: Australia (143/4 out of 60 overs), trail india (377/8 proclaimed) by 234 runs. Perry (27), Gardner (13); Goswami (2/27), Vastrakar (2/31).

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