On the 7th of January 2024, India Women will lock horns with their Australian in the second of the three T20I match series, at Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium.
Facing a formidable Australian team, the Indian women are geared up for a quest for redemption, aiming to leave an indelible mark in the T20I series.
In a recent display of resilience, the dynamic opening duo of Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana partnered to etch a new record in the annals of Indian women’s cricket.
Their 137-run opening partnership was not only a testament to their brilliance but also propelled the team to a resounding 9-wicket victory in the T20 format.
Remarkably, this win marked only the second WT20I victory for India over Australia in their last 13 encounters.
IND-W vs AUS-W Match Details
- Match: India Women vs Australia Women
- Date– 7th January 2024
- Match Format- 20 overs
- Venue– Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai
- Time– 7:00 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast- Sunny, 32.0°C
IND-W vs AUS-W Pitch & Weather Report
The DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai is expected to offer an enticing contest between bat and ball.
Spinners might find opportunities to make an impact with some turn-on offers. Batsmen, therefore, can anticipate conditions conducive to showcasing their stroke play, and the battle between the bat and the ball is likely to be a thriller one.
The forecast indicates a clear sky, with no chances of rain disrupting proceedings. The humidity level is expected to hover around 49%, providing a comfortable environment for players to showcase their skills without the hindrance of extreme weather conditions.
IND-W vs AUS-W Head-to-Head Records
So far, both sides have faced off in a total of 32 games. Indian women have won 8 times, while Australians have 23 victories and 1 match went no result.
IND-W vs AUS-W Toss Prediction
Indian women are expected to win the toss in IND-W vs AUS-W’s 1st T20I match.
IND-W vs AUS-W Predicted Playing XI
India Women: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Shreyanka Patil, Renuka Thakur Singh, Titas Sadhu
Australia Women: Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Phoebe Litchfield, Grace Harris, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
IND-W vs AUS-W Probable Best Performers
Shafali Verma – Top Batter
The dynamic Shafali Verma, renowned for her aggressive style of play, stands as a potent force in India’s batting lineup.
In the last match, she exhibited her prowess by notching up an impressive 64 runs in just 44 balls, displaying a remarkable strike rate of 145.45.
As the top batter, Shafali Verma can dismantle opposition attacks and set the tone for India’s innings.
Deepti Sharma – Top All-Rounder
With an impressive record of 971 runs and 110 wickets in T20Is, Deepti Sharma adds valuable depth to the team.
Known for her ability to maintain tight lines and lengths with the ball, Deepti Sharma becomes a crucial component of the Indian squad.
In the previous match, she showcased her all-round brilliance by taking 2 key wickets, underlining her significance as a top all-rounder.
Titas Sadhu – Top Bowler
The young and promising Titas Sadhu emerges as a potential game-changer with her stellar bowling performance in the last match.
Creating havoc for the Australians, she picked up an impressive 4 wickets, effectively keeping Australia out of the game.
As the top bowler, Titas Sadhu adds a dynamic element to India’s bowling attack, and her ability to dismantle opposition batting lineups makes her a player to watch in this crucial encounter.
IND-W vs AUS-W Best Betting Odds Comparison
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IND-W vs AUS-W: Who Will Win?
India Women to win
Looking at the performance and team dynamics, India Women is expected to win again.