The 1st ODI of Australia Women tour of India 2018 will be played tomorrow morning (March 12) at Reliance Stadium Vadodara. The match will begin at 09:00 AM Local.
Australia Women has beaten India A women in the two practice matches.
Skipper Meg Lanning has returned to Australian squad and will captain the side. Rachael Haynes will be the vice-captain. Allrounders Sophie Molineux and Nicola Carey have been included in the squad along with Belinda Vakarewa.
India will be led by skipper Mithali Raj. There are no reports of injuries and a full squad is available for selection.
Meg Lanning(c), Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy (wk), Elysse Perry, Elyse Villani/Beth Mooney, Nicole Bolton, Ashleigh Gardner, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, Amanda Wellington, Sophie Molineux
Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey, Sukanya Parida, Pooja Vastrakar
Meg Lanning, Beth Mooney, Elysse Perry, Megan Schutt and Amanda Wellington helped Australia grab two consecutive wins in the practice match and are expected to play a key role here in the first ODI.
India will mainly rely on Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar and Poonam Yadav.
After to comprehensive wins in two practice matches, Australia Women would be feeling confident and prepared for the final clash. The team is performing well and the skipper to is quite confident and ready to start the ODI series. India, on the other hand, playing on home conditions has an extra edge but will have to perform exceptionally well if they wish to start the tournament with a win. Moreover, it will an enthralling contest between bat and ball and both the teams are a strong contender for the win.
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