Australia beat India as women’s cricket makes Commonwealth debut

Ashleigh Gardner ratings unbeaten half-century, while Jess Jonassen takes 4 gates

Globe Champions Australia won the initial females’s cricket suit in Republic Gamings background with a three-wicket success over India many thanks to Ashleigh Gardner’s unbeaten half-century as well as Jess Jonassen’s four-wicket take their T20 clash on Friday.

Chasing after 155 to win in the 20-over video game, Australia remained in difficulty at one phase having actually shed half their side for 49, yet Gardner obtained them over the line stylishly with an over staying.

She wrecked 9 fours in her 52 not out off 35 spheres while Elegance Harris contributed with 37 off 20 spheres prior to Alana King (18 not out) assisted end up the task.

India bowler Renuka Singh took 4-18 in her 4 overs yet the initiative failed.

India had actually decided to bat initially after winning the throw as well as made 154-8 in their 20 overs many thanks to captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s 52 off 34 spheres– a knock that consisted of 8 fours as well as a 6– along with opening up batter Shafali Verma’s 48.

However Jonassen’s 4-22 suggested that the reduced order can not take them to a larger total amount.

Early Team A leaders Australia face Barbados on Sunday while Pakistan satisfy arch-rivals India.

Cricket is going back to the Republic Gamings after a 24-year lack with the females’s event.

South Africa’s males’s group won the gold medal in the 50-over competitors in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.

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