Preview: 3rd ODI – India A vs Australia A – Match details, Probable Playing XI, Players to look out for, Weather and Pitch report


Much talked about teen-sensation, Shafali Verma, finally lived up to the high-profile expectations of a big-hitter after early jitters in her career. Shafali played a terrific knock of 124 off just 78 deliveries which included 19 fours and four sixes. She was ably supported by skipper Veda Krishnamurthy, who scored an equally mind-blowing knock of 99-ball 113 to steer India A to an impressive 312/9 in 50 overs.

Shafali Verma v Australia A (@ICC)
Shafali Verma v Australia A (@ICC)

Probable Playing XI

India – Priya Punia, Shafali Verma, Nuzhat Parween, Devika Vaidya, Veda Krishnamurthy (C), Tanusree, Sushma Verma (WK), Manali Dakshini, Mansi Joshi, Arundhati Reddy, T P Kanwar

Australia – Bridget Patterson, Tahlia McGrath, Georgia Redmayne, Annabel Sutherland, Tahlia Wilson, Erin Burns, Heather Graham, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Molly Strano, Belinda Vakarewa.

Match Details

Three Match One Day Series

Match: Australia A Women Vs India A Women Second One Day

Date And Time: 16th December, Saturday- 5:30 am IST

Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane

Weather Report:

A sunny day beckons with the temperature hovering around 38 degrees Celsius. While there isn’t a chance of rainfall, the conditions should remain the same throughout the game. There is a wind expected to blow in at 18 km/h with a cloud cover of 20% at the start of the game as well.

Players To Look Out For

India: Priya Punia, Shafali Verma, Devika Vaidya, TP Kanwar

Australia: Bridget Patterson, Tahlia McGrath, Georgia Redmayne, Belinda Vakarewa

Prajakta Bhawsar

An ardent cricket admirer who grew up watching a lot of cricket. She loves reading up articles for breakfast, prefers match discussions at lunch and finishes by analyzing games for dinner. A person who views sports as a metaphor of life.

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