15:10 IST: Tahlia McGrath (44 not out) and Wareham (12 not out) stay till the end to take Australia to 149/5.
15:07 IST: The fall of wicket has no bearing on McGrath, who keeps the scoreboard moving at a pace.
15:00 IST: Harmanpreet Kaur dives to her front to take a fine catch of Mooney (61)! This is Gayakwad’s second wicket of the night.
14:55 IST: McGrath, who crossed 20 runs already, and Mooney are scoring runs at will as Aussies go past the 100-run mark.
14:44 IST: Beth Mooney reaches her half-century in 36 deliveries, this is her 11th career fifty in the format.
14:39 IST: Mooney is joined by last-match star Tahlia McGrath in the middle, an acid test for Indian bowlers!
14:33 IST: Indian bowlers have made a good case for themselves by sending the top four batters for mere 73 runs. However, with Beth Mooney approaching 50, Indian bowlers will have to remain on their toes.
13:49 IST: WICKET! Renuka Singh has her revenge as she gets Healy (4) caught behind of the very next delivery.
13:47 IST: First boundary for India as Healy strikes Renuka through cover.
13:40 IST: The match has begun with familiar faces Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney opening for the Aussies. Sikha Pandey will once again start with the new ball, will she find that magical delivery again?
13:20 IST: Do join us in 20 minutes time as the match will begin at 1:40 PM IST.
13:16 IST: Let’s take a look at the playing XI of both sides.
India 1 Shafali Verma, 2 Smriti Mandhana, 3 Jemimah Rodrigues, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (c), 5 Harleen Deol, 6 Richa Ghosh (wk), 7 Pooja Vastrakar, 8 Deepti Sharma, 9 Shikha Pandey, 10 Renuka Singh, 11 Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Australia 1 Alyssa Healy, 2 Beth Mooney, 3 Meg Lanning (capt), 4 Ash Gardner, 5 Ellyse Perry, 6 Tahlia McGrath, 7 Nicola Carey, 8 Georgia Wareham, 9 Annabel Sutherland, 10 Sophie Molineux, 11 Tayla Vlaeminck
13:11 IST: Harmanpreet finally wins a toss and has opted to bowl first. There is a change in the line-up as well with Harleen Deol coming in for Yashtika Bhatia.
13:04 IST: Hang in there guys! The toss is all set to take place in the next six minutes.
AUS W vs IND W: Welcome to our live coverage of 3rd T20 international between Australia Women and India Women from Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast. ndia women will aim to restore parity in the final T20I of the series after losing the last match in a nail-biter finish. All-rounder Tahlia McGrath’s unbeaten 42 off 33 balls helped Australia defeat India by four wickets in a hard-fought second T20I at the Metricon Stadium on Saturday. The win also helped Australia take an unassailable 9-5 lead in the ongoing multi-format series.