India women will lock horns with six-time winners Australia women in their fifth match of the ICC Women’s ODI World Cup 2022 at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, March 19. The match will begin from 6:30 AM IST.
The Mithali Raj-led India will look to bounce back after suffering a four-wicket defeat against defending champions England women in a low-scoring encounter at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday.
While India have secured victories over Pakistan and West Indies, the Women in Blue have lost their matches against New Zealand and England. With four points from as many matches, India women are currently placed third in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 standings. Apart from Australia, Mithali Raj’s side are scheduled to face South Africa and Bangladesh in their remaining matches of the tournament.
On the other hand, Australia women have been the most dominant team in the ongoing edition of ICC Women’s World Cup, winning all their four matches so far. The Aussies have already beaten arch-rivals England, Pakistan, New Zealand and West Indies. Under the leadership of Meg Lanning, Australia women are currently on top of the standings with eight points from four matches.
Meanwhile, Australia women have a dominant head-to-head record against India women in the ODI format, winning 39 of the 49 matches that they have played so far. India eves have managed just 10 victories.
India women vs Australia women playing XI (probable)
India women playing XI (probable): Smriti Mandhana, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj (captain), Deepti Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Sneh Rana, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper), Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Australia women playing XI (probable): Alyssa Healy (wicket-keeper), Rachael Haynes, Meg Lanning (captain), Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Megan Schutt
Where to watch India women vs Australia women World Cup 2022 live in India?
The India women vs Australia women ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 match will be telecast live from 6:30 AM IST on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD and Star Sports 3 TV channels in India on Saturday, March 19.
Live streaming of the India women vs Australia women ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 match will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar app and website.
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