Commonwealth Games, India vs Australia Cricket Match, Live Score Updates: Smriti Mandhana left after scoring 24 points and India took a hit from Darcie Brown. Shafali Verma and Yastika Bhatia rebuild the innings for India. Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and chose to bat first against Australia in the Group A clash at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Edgbaston, Birmigham. India and Australia face each other in the first Group A match in the women’s cricket event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Both sides have had memorable matches in the past and it would be interesting to see how they perform in the first match. Australia recently played against Pakistan and Ireland in a tri-series, while India defeated Sri Lanka. Both teams will get off to a good start to kick off their CWG campaign at a high level. (LIVE SCORING CARD)
Here are all the live updates from the India-Australia match straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham
15:20PM: India plays XI
Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Meghna Singh (debut), Renuka Thakur.
15:12 PM: Australia plays XI
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Tahlia McGrath, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
15:08 PM: This is what Harmanpreet Kaur said at toss
“Wicket looks good. We’ve been training hard over the past few months and seeing what works for us. Side looks positive. We’re going with three spinners, two medium pacers, goalkeeper and the other batters,” said Harmanpreet during the toss.
15:02:India captain Harmanpreet Kaur wins toss, opts for bat vs Australia In Group A clash
14:37:The toss will take place at 3pm, it would be interesting to see how the Indian team approaches the match
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