Ellyse Perry slogs 6 to degree T20 collection with India in 300th Australia game | Women’s cricket

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With a slog-sweep over midwicket for six, Ellyse Perry levelled Australia’s T20 collection with India, underscored her enduring and evolving class, and commemorated her 300th activity in green and gold.

The 33-yr-outdated top-scored in Australia’s 6-wicket acquire as the travellers chased down India’s 8 for 130 with an above to spare.

That levelled the T20 sequence with a match to occur on Tuesday immediately after India received by 9 wickets in the opener.

Perry strike 32 not out off 21 balls with two sixes and a few fours, her fifth-wicket stand with Phoebe Litchfield (18 off 12) bringing Australia property just after an impressive display screen in the subject had accomplished the groundwork.

With an eye on dew affecting bowlers in the 2nd innings at the Dr DY Patil floor in Navi Mumbai on Sunday, Alyssa Healy experienced put India in to bat right after successful the toss.

The hosts ended up limited to eight for 130 off their 20 overs with only Deepti Sharma, run out off the past ball for 30, scoring much more than 23 for an India facet that was stored in test by on a regular basis dropping wickets.

Georgia Wareham and Annabel Sutherland ended up the select of the tourists’ bowlers, having two wickets apiece for 18 and 17 runs respectively off their four overs.

“It’s beautiful to get the acquire,” claimed Perry, “a pleasant comeback for us. We got a little bit of a what-for the other night time. It was a superb bowling effort in the to start with innings. Kim [Garth] was sensational up entrance. Wickets are essential in that electric power engage in. It was a complicated chase but a great finish.”

Australia recalled Garth for Darcie Brown, whose wayward commence in the initially match had set Australia on the back foot, and the Irish-born bowler promptly justified the selection. Shafali Verma built an unbeaten 64 on Friday, but missed a straight a single to be leg right before for one from the 10th ball of the innings. Garth (two for 27) followed up by dismissing the unsafe Jeminah Rodrigues for 13 to go away India two for 20 following four overs.

Garth was launched for 6 in her 3rd around by Smriti Mandhana but the opener was caught at deep midwicket by Perry off Sutherland for 23 attempting to repeat the feat.

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