Australia Women Cricket Team

As the cricketing extravaganza continues, the first One Day International (ODI) of the multi-format series between India Women and Australia Women is set to unfold at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday, December 28. Following India’s victory in the one-off Test, the home team will carry a wave of confidence into the ODI encounter.

Match Details

  • Match: India Women vs Australia Women, 1st ODI
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Date & Time: Thursday, December 28, 1:30 PM
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: FanCode App and Website

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report

Known for its batting-friendly conditions, the Wankhede Stadium promises an exciting contest. Batsmen often capitalize on the smaller boundaries, suggesting a high-scoring affair. Teams winning the toss might opt to bat first, aiming to set a formidable target. However, the smaller dimensions also make chasing a viable strategy for the team opting to bowl first.

Head-to-Head Record

In the 50 matches played between India Women and Australia Women, India has emerged victorious 40 times, showcasing their dominance. Australia, however, has secured 10 wins, setting the stage for an intriguing battle.

Predicted Playing XI

India Women:

  • Smriti Mandhana
  • Shafali Verma
  • Yastika Bhatia (WK)
  • Jemimah Rodrigues
  • Harmanpreet Kaur (C)
  • Harleen Deol
  • Deepti Sharma
  • Amanjot Kaur
  • Pooja Vastrakar
  • Sneh Rana
  • Renuka Singh

Australia Women:

  • Phoebe Litchfield
  • Alyssa Healy (C/WK)
  • Ellyse Perry
  • Beth Mooney
  • Tahlia McGrath
  • Ashleigh Gardner
  • Annabel Sutherland
  • Alana King
  • Kim Garth
  • Megan Schutt
  • Georgia Wareham

Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter: Smriti Mandhana India’s opener, Smriti Mandhana, enters the ODI with sensational form, having scored 462 runs in her last 10 matches. Her performance will be crucial for India, and the team will rely on her to provide a solid foundation.

Probable Best Bowler: Ashleigh Gardner Australia’s Ashleigh Gardner, in excellent form with the ball, holds 20 wickets in her last nine matches. Her prowess will be a key asset for Australia, and her performance in Indian conditions will be closely watched.

Today’s Match Prediction

With India Women riding high on confidence after the Test victory, the prediction leans towards India Women winning the first ODI. The clash promises riveting cricket, showcasing the skills and determination of two formidable teams on the grand stage of Wankhede Stadium. Cricket enthusiasts can brace themselves for a thrilling encounter as India and Australia lock horns in this crucial ODI battle.

By Suraj Mahto

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