Shafali Verma’s brilliant fifty, Day-Night Test between Indian women’s cricket team and Australia ends in a draw


Gold Coast: Thanks to a brilliant fifty by opener Shafali Verma, the Indian women’s cricket team set Australia a target of 272 runs. In response, the hosts could manage only 36 runs for 2 wickets till the end of the fourth day’s play and the only Day-Night Test being played at Carrara Oval in Queensland ended in a draw. .

Shefali’s third Test fifty

Shafali Verma scored a brilliant 52 runs in 91 balls in the second innings of Team India, during which she hit 6 fours. Shefali was sent to the pavilion in the 34th over by Georgia Wareham lbw out. This is the third half-century of Shefali’s Test career.

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Mandhana got the reward of scoring a century

Smriti Mandhana was awarded the ‘Player of the Match’ award for her brilliant century. Smriti completed her century in 171 balls. Mandhana scored 127 runs in 216 balls. During this innings, he hit 22 fours and 1 six. This was the first hundred of his Test career.

Pink ball test ended in a draw

India declared its first innings on the score of 377/8. In response, Australia declared the innings on the score of 241/9. Accordingly, India got a lead of 136 runs. India declared their second innings at 135/3 and set the hosts a target of 272 runs. Only 15 overs could be bowled in the fourth innings of the match and the match ended in a draw.

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