India Women vs Australia Women Match Prediction
1st T20I, India Tri-Nation Women’s T20 Series 2018
After shocking results in the ODI series against Australia Women, India Women will begin their T20 campaign against Australia Women in the opener of the Tri-Nation Women’s T20 Series. England Women is the third team in the tournament.
It will be a daunting task ahead for Harmanpreet Kaur & Co. to face two strong opponents, although they would take confidence from their 3-1 win against Proteas Women in the five-match T20 series recently.
India would want their star opener Smriti Mandhana to continue her good run and lead the charge with the bat, besides relying on Harmanpreet and Mithali Raj. On the other hand, the Oz team would be looking to keep the winning momentum going.
Date and Time: 22 March 2018; 10:00 AM Local
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
India Women Team News
- Harmanpreet Kaur will lead India Women in the Tri-series. Smriti Mandhana will be her deputy.
- Veteran bowler Jhulan Goswami has recovered from a heel injury and will be back in action.
- Taniya Bhatia will keep the wickets in the shortest format, just like she did during the South Africa T20s.
- Rumeli Dhar has kept her place in the squad after decent showings against South Africa Women.
Mona Meshram, Mithali Raj(c), Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma, Poonam Yadav, Smriti Mandhana, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey, Sukanya Parida, Deepti Sharma
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Poonam Yadav, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey/Mona Meshram, Pooja Vastrakar, Rumeli Dhar
- One of the incumbent top five – Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Elyse Villani, Rachael Haynes and Ellyse Perry – will make way for captain Meg Lanning.
- There could be a chance of Australia playing an extra batter and removing either an all-rounder or a bowler.
Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes (vc), Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Naomi Stalenberg, Elyse Villani, Amanda-Jade Wellington
Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes (vc), Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry/Elyse Villani, Megan Schutt, Amanda Wellington
Prediction Guru Key Players
India: Smriti Mandhana was the top run-getter for India women during the recently concluded ODI series. Shikha Pandey had a notable series with the ball picking 5 wickets in 3 games.
Australia: Beth Mooney and Alyssa Healy plundered runs in the series, with Ellyse Perry also chipping in with two 50+ scores. Jess Jonassen was the stand-out bowler in the ODI series, with Amanda-Jade Wellington and Ashleigh Gardner also contributing.
Dream 11 Expert Today’s Match Prediction
Australia have looked too strong for India in the One Dayers, although India can counter-punch them in the shortest format.
Note: This IN-W vs AUS-W match preview is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above.
IN-W vs AUS-W Dream 11 Fantasy Team
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India Tri-Nation Women’s T20 Series 2018 schedule
March 22: India vs Australia
March 23: Australia vs England
March 25: India vs England
March 26: India vs Australia
March 28: Australia vs England
March 29: India vs England
March 31: Final