AUS W vs IND W: Welcome to our live coverage of 2nd T20 international between Australia Women and India Women from Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast. The match will be crucial for both the teams after the first match was abandoned midway due to incessant rain. Invited to bat, India were 131/4 in 15.2 overs when rain disrupted the proceedings, leading to the match being eventually called off. Jemimah Rodrigues was not out on 49 and giving her company was Richa Ghosh (unbeaten 17).
13:47 IST: Early trouble for India as in-form Smriti Mandhana (1 run off 5 balls) falls to Tayla Vlaeminck off the last ball of the first over. Nikola Carey dives to her left to take a blinder at mid-wicket.
13:17 IST: It’s also a historic day for Australian legend Ellyse Perry, who became the most capped Australian ODI players with this game being her 252nd WODI.
13:16 IST: Let’s take a look at the playing XI of both sides for the match
Australia Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Ash Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Tahlia McGrath, Nicola Carey, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Hannah Darlington, Tayla Vlaeminck
13:12 IST: Australia women have won the toss and opted to field first. Harmanpreet Kaur confirms there are no changes made to the playing XI from last match. Aussies too made no changes.
13:10 IST: It’s time for the toss, both the captains Meg Lanning and Harmanpreet Kaur are out in the middle.
11:33 IST: STAY TUNED! We will start our live coverage with the toss scheduled at 1:10 PM IST, followed by the match at 1:40 PM.