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Richa’s blazing knock goes in vain as Australia beat India in fourth T2OI by 7 runs to capture series

IND-W Vs AUS-W Match Highlights

IND-W Vs AUS-W Highlights: Team India faced defeat in the fourth T20 match even after the unbeaten 40 off 19 balls heroics by Richa Ghosh during the do or die clash between the Australian Women’s team and India on Saturday. Let ua look at IND-W Vs AUS-W Match Highlights in detail.

With this, the Indian side also lost the series as a result of their loss in the game that would determine their fate in the series. Australia with the win, took the five-game T20 series lead by 3-1.

Batting first, team Australia posted 188 runs on board. The Indian team could only manage to score 181 runs in response, losing 5 wickets along the way, falling 7 runs short.

After the Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur, chose to bowl, Deepti Sharma took two wickets, while Radha Yadav got one for India.

The first and third T20Is had previously been won by Australia, while the second match had been won by India.

IND-W Vs AUS-W Match Highlights

Australia started off the fourth T20 game at the Brabourne Stadium by batting first and scoring quickly. But, the two quick wickets of their in-form batters put the visitors in dilemma that, who will now score runs.

With 46 on board in 7 overs, Australia’s skipper Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner tried to steady the ship for her side, but Healy had to leave in between as she got retired hurt after playing a knock of 30 off 21, and Ellyse Perry then joined Gardner at the middle.

The entire world then was astounded by Alice Perry’s stormy performance for her team.

Perry hit seven fours and four sixes in his unbeaten 72 off 42 balls. She played a brilliant innings and destroyed Team India’s bowlers by scoring quick runs.

The all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner was also superb with the bat, as she smashed 42 in just 27. Her knock included three fours and three sixes.

Grace Harris scored an unbeaten 27 off 12 balls while batting during the death overs. Australia’s outstanding batting allowed them to score 188 runs in 20 overs.

IND-W Vs AUS-W highlights: India to score 189 to win the fourth T20I

India faced a shaky start when they lost both of their destructive openers inside the powerplay and reliable batter Jemimah Rodrigues during the seventh over of the 189-run chase game.

Harmanpreet Kaur and Devika Vaidya then tried their best to bring India back in the game with a 72-run partnership in just 45 deliveries before left the crease after scoring 46 off 30.

But the match took a thrilling turn in the end. In the final three overs, Team India needed to score 41 runs, and only three runs were scored and one wicket fell in the 18th over. After this, Team India’s defeat was all but guaranteed, but Richa Ghosh instigated a coup in the 19th over.

Richa caused a sensation when she hit Heather Graham for sixes on the first, second and four on the third ball. However, in the following three balls, Team India could only score 2 runs.

In the final over, Team India had to score 19 runs. In this over, Deepti Sharma hit two fours. Richa and Deepti ran for four runs, but they were unable to defeat the opposing team.

Richa Ghosh hit four fours and two sixes in her unbeaten 40 off 19 balls.

Vineet Vashisht
Vineet Vashisht
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