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AUS-W vs IND-W 1st ODI Live Update: Oz women inch closer to win

Rachael Haynes of Australia bats during game one of the
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Rachael Haynes of Australia bats during game one of the Women’s One Day International series between Australia and India at Great Barrier Reef Arena on September 21, 2021 in Mackay, Australia. 

Australia women vs India women Live Score and Updates from Mackay: AUS-W 181/1 in 29.3 overs while chasing 226.

AUS-W vs IND-W 1st ODI, Live: Hello and welcome to the Live coverage of the 1st ODI of the three match series between Australia Women and India women being played at the Ray Mitchell Oval, Mackay.

11:37 AM Haynes  (69 not out) is hitting Indian bowlers all over the park as the Aussies are just 37 runs away from the victory.

11:04 AM Poonam Yadav provides the breakthrough to India! The spinner removed Healy at 77 with 126 runs on the board.

10:25 AM Alyssa Healy reaches her half-century in 56 deliveries as she steers the run chase along with Haynes on the other end at 23* in the opening-wicket partnership. 

09:35 AM: Australian openers Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes have started Australia run chase with two runs in the first over.

1st innings: India women team captain Mithali Raj continued with her purple patch on Tuesday when she scored her fifth consecutive fifty in ODIs as she scored a 107-ball 61 against Australia women in the first of the three-match series in Mackay; helping India post 225/8 on the board after late cameo from Richa Ghosh (32 off 29) and Jhulan Goswami (20 off 24). Darcie Brown did the most damage with the ball as she finished her 10-over spell at 4/33 while Sophie Molineux and Hannah Darlington picked two wickets a piece.

Full scorecard of Indian innings

Shafali Verma c Healy b Darcie Brown 8

Smriti Mandhana c R Haynes b Darcie Brown 16
Yastika Bhatia c R Haynes b Darcie Brown 35
Mithali Raj st Healy b Molineux 61
Deepti Sharma c Wareham b Darcie Brown 9
Pooja Vastrakar c Molineux b HJ Darlington 17
Richa Ghosh not out 32
Sneh Rana b HJ Darlington 2
Jhulan Goswami st Healy b Molineux 20
Meghna Singh not out 1
Extras: (B-2, LB-3, W-19) 24
Total:(For 8 wickets in 50 Overs) 225
Fall of wickets: 1-31, 2-38, 3-115, 4-129, 5-166, 6-172, 7-178, 8-223.

Bowling: Ellyse Perry 4-0-37-0, Darcie Brown 9-1-33-4, Tahlia McGrath 6-0-34-0, Ashleigh Gardner 4-1-12-0, Sophie Molineux 9-0-39-2, Georgia Wareham 10-0-36-0, Hannah Darlington 8-1-29-2.

Here is the playing XI for the two teams

Australia Alyssa Healy, Rachael Haynes, Meg Lanning (capt), Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Ash Gardner, Tahlia McGrath, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Hannah Darlington, Darcie Brown

McGrath takes an allrounder spot in the middle order ahead of Annabel Sutherland. Stella Campbell will need to wait for her debut

India Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj (capt), Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Poonam Yadav

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