India Women vs Australia Women: Australia beat India, win series

Australia come up with another clinical performance to beat India by 60 runs in the second ODI in Vadodara and win series 2-0.

India women vs Australia women India failed to chase down 289-run target. (BCCI Photo)

Australia were dominant in all three departments of the game as they came out on top against India in the second ODI of the three-match series in Vadodara. Australia posted a mammoth 288 for the loss of nine wickets after a good start. Nicole Bolton made 84 runs while Ellyse Perry remained unbeaten 70. India began on a positive note with Smriti Mandhana scoring a quick fifty but no other batswomen could contribute to the chase. India fell short off the target by 61 runs. The third and final ODI of the series will be played on Sunday.

  1. 4:33PM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia win by 60 runs!

    Another top performance from Australia! They have beaten India by 60 runs and also won the series. Top all-round performance from them. No Indian batswomen could get going apart from Smriti Mandhana. The final game of the series will be played on Sunday.

  2. 3:58PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India 209/8 after 44 overs

    Six overs remaining and India need 79 runs from 36 balls. Vastrakar and Ekta Bisht are in the middle. This will be a huge task for India if they wan't to avoid defeat. They are already trailing 0-1 in the series

  3. 3:47PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India 8 down

    Shikha Pandey is the latest to fall! India are eight down in the chase. They still need 91 from 51 balls. They are under the threat of losing the series!

  4. 3:22PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India are 167/5 after 35 overs

    Sushma Verma and Deepti Sharma are the two batswomen for India in the middle. India need 121 more runs from 90 balls. Big task for India and they need some quick runs

  5. 3:10PM
    15 Mar, 18
    WICKET! Harmanpreet Kuar c Healy b Amanda Jade Wellington 17

    Big, big wicket for Australia! Harmanpreet Kaur has to make the long walk back to the pavillion after she has skied one in the air and is caught! Good catch by Healy. Is that the end of India's chase?

  6. 2:36PM
    15 Mar, 18
    Mithali Raj departs!

    GONE! Mithali Raj departs on 15 and once again she failed to build on to a good start. Ellyse Perry gets the big wicket and India Women are in trouble of sorts now. India Women 123/3 after 25 overs.

  7. 2:22PM
    15 Mar, 18
    100 up for India Woman

    Deepti Sharma smacks the last ball of Ashleigh Gardners's over for a boundary, thus taking India over the total of 100 runs. Both the new batswoman are in the middle and they need to build a partnership going to save the series for their side. Australia will not let them go easy, though.

  8. 2:19PM
    15 Mar, 18

    GONE! Punam Raut's resistance comes to an end with Ashleigh Gardner getting the wicket. Raut tried to go for the maximum but could only find Wellington who had an easy job in hands. India Women 98/2. Mithali Raj comes out in the middle. 

  9. 2:09PM
    15 Mar, 18

    GONE! Jess Jonassen breaks the opening partnership and the danger woman Smriti Mandhana departs on 67. The brilliant show by her comes to an end. India Women 88/1

  10. 2:03PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India 80/0 after 16 overs

    Excellent recovery from India! Smriti and Punam have done well to bring the scoring rate up to 5 runs per over. Both are going solid in the middle with the opening stand worth 80 now.

  11. 1:52PM
    15 Mar, 18
    FIFTY for Smriti Mandhana

    Half-century for Smriti Mandhana. The Indian opener has reached there in just 41 balls. Her innings has kept India going in this chase. The start is good and team would like her to continue the good work

  12. 1:37PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India 44/0 after 10 overs

    India up the scoring rate! After a slow start, India have accelerated. Smriti comtinues her attacking cricket and has reached 40* off 32 balls. Brilliant batting from her. Punam has been the slower player with just 4 runs off 28 balls

  13. 1:26PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India 27/0 after 8 overs

    This is decent start from India! Smriti Mandhana and Punam Raut have been slow but more importantly they have not lost a wicket. India need 288 run to win and they have made 27 of them with all 10 wickets in hand

  14. 12:58PM
    15 Mar, 18
    India begin chase of 288

    Indian openers Punam Raut and Smriti Mandhana are out in the middle in the middle for the chase of 288-run target against Australia. Schutt is bowler for Australia

  15. 12:33PM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia post 287/9

    Strong finish from Australia after that brilliant start! Ellyse Perry remains unbeaten on 70 as Australia post 287 for 9 in 50 overs. That will be very difficult for India to chase down. It all began with Bolton and Healy given them a good start and then Peery and Mooney gave a strong finish

  16. 12:09PM
    15 Mar, 18
    Two quick wickets for India

    Shikha Pandey with a brilliant caught and bowled to dismiss the dangerous Mooney. Two overs later, Gardner is stumped. India have two quick wickets. Can they bowl the tail out quickly? Australia 248/6

  17. 11:59AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia 238 for 4 after 44 overs

    Mooney brings up her half-century, Perry is just short. Australia are heading towards a big total against India. They have six more overs to play and will look to reach around 280-290. Both these batswomen can hit long sixes

  18. 11:51AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia 218/4 after 42 overs

    Australia have been brilliant in batting today! Mooney and Perry continue the good work after the three quick wickets. Bolton made 84 and now these two are giving a strong finish. Australia are 218 for the loss of four wickets after 42 overs

  19. 11:49AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia march!

    The three quick wickets have not helped India. A couple of drop catches have given life to Australia. And now Mooney is punishing the Indian bowlers. She is 42* off 31 balls. Brilliant batting

  20. 11:07AM
    15 Mar, 18
    WICKET! Nicole Bolton lbw b Ekta Bisht 84

    No back-to-back centuries for Nicole Bolton! She is dismissed LBW by Ekta Bisht. But a very good innings of 84 runs. A nice loopy delivery that dips as Bolton tries to sweep. Misses it completely. An opening now for India

  21. 10:53AM
    15 Mar, 18
    WICKET! Meg Lanning out for Australia

    GONE! Meg Lanning departs and Shikha Pandey has provided India with a much needed wicket. Nicole Bolton is still going strong but has now lost her captain! Good catch in the deep 

  22. 10:20AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia 76/1 after 16 overs

    Meg Lanning is the new batsmen for Australia. They have reached 76 for the loss of one wicket after 16 overs. India need some quick wickets if they want to restrict Australia to a low score 

  23. 9:58AM
    15 Mar, 18
    WICKET! Alyssa Healy c Veda Krishnamurthy b Poonam Yadav 19

    That's the wicket! Healy tries to clear the field but only ends up sending it to Krishnamurthy. Poonam Yadav has given India the first wicket and broken a threatening opening stand to have Australia 54/1

  24. 9:44AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia 47/0 after 10 overs

    Nicloe Bolton and Alyssa Healy have once again given Australia a remarkable start. The two have shared a 47-run stand for the first wicket in the 10 overs. India have struggled to pick the early wickets and even the spinners have not left a mark

  25. 9:38AM
    15 Mar, 18
    Australia 26/0 after 5 overs

    Strong start from Australia opener Bolton and Healy! They have taken Australia to 26 for no loss after five overs. Some good deliveries from Indian bowlers but nothing good to take some wickets.

  26. 9:26AM
    15 Mar, 18
    India win toss against Australia

    India win the toss and they have eleceted to field first against Australia. In the first ODI as well, India had won the toss but Harmanpreet Kaur decided to bat first. Australia won't mind this as they chased in the 1st ODI. Mithali Raj back in the team for India!

  27. 9:20AM
    15 Mar, 18
    India Women vs Australia Women Live Score

    Welcome to the coverage of the second ODI between India women and Australia women! The home side is trailing in the series after losing the first game and will look to bounce back in this series with a win on Thursday. But it won't be easy against an in-form Australia