Bolton sees clearly in Aust cricket win

Bolton sees clearly in Aust cricket win

However, a 76 run partnership for the 8th wicket spared India's blushes as they managed to reach the 200 run mark before being bowled out.

All-rounder Ellyse Perry, notching up an unbeaten 25 off 26, teamed up with Bolton to take Australia to 202/2 in 32.1 overs.

India would have disintegrated for much less than 200 if not for a dash of brilliance from Pooja Vastrakar, who was playing just her second ODI, and a reassuring 41 from the bat of wicketkeeper Sushma Verma.

This was the 18-year-old Vastrakars maiden half century, and she laced her crucial knock with seven boundaries and a six, while Verma found the fence three times during her 71-ball innings. Leggie Amanda-Jade Wellington picked up three wickets and Ashleigh Gardner removed Smriti Mandhana (12).

Other than Vastrakar, Sushma Verma (41) and Punam Raut (37) were the only Indian batters who were able to stop Australia's bowling attack.

Australia lost just two wickets in the chase - keeper-bat Alyssa Healy for 38 and skipper Meg Lanning for 33 - with the Indian bowlers being entirely ineffective. For Australia Nicole Bolton scores 100 of 101 balls including 12 boundaries at impressive strike-rate.

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The picture that the Bollywood actor put up was from India's emphatic ODI and T20I series win against South Africa women in South Africa. "I'm probably going to have to wheel her bag out tonight or pack her kit or do something to get back in her good books", she joked.

"I think I was really determined to go out there and play really positively", she said.
Pooja's heroics couldn't save the match, though, and India lost to Australia by eight wickets. The Australians were disciplined with the ball with the spinners taking eight wickets.

However, India's lower batting order stabilizsed the innings but that was too late.

Kaur pointed out to her bowlers not sticking to the field settings and their tactics simply not working. She (Pooja Vastrakar) played very well in South Africa and she showed her character today as well.

Amitabh Bachchan never misses a chance of congratulating Indian athletes on their successful performances - be it at home or overseas.

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