In Sydney, Poonam Yadav Played With Plate in Her Finger

Meg Lanning's side suffered an upset opening loss to India, and they were in trouble at 3-10 against Sri Lanka on Monday before recovering for the win. In reply, the hosts' batters, barring Alyssa Healy (51 off 35 balls) and Ashleigh Gardner (34 off 36), faltered.

For England, pacer Anya Shrubsole took three wickets for 21 runs, while Sciver also chipped in with the ball with figures of 2/5.

The partnership between Jemi (Jemimah Rodrigues) and Deepti (Sharma) was crucial for us.

The victor of the India and New Zealand ICC Women's T20 World Cup Group A match will take the top spot and if the former clinch a victory, it will take them a step closer to a place in the semifinal of the tournament.

Jonassen was then introduced into the attack and she struck the first blow, trapping Mandhana. "As there was rain, no team could get enough preparation and we are no exception, but we managed to play a practice match and got confidence by beating Pakistan", said Jahanara.

Australia have a rich record in women's T20 World Cup as they have won the title four out of six times with a treble between 2010 and 2014. We just did not execute as we expected but we know we are better than that and our big players need to step up.

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"It's sometimes hard to keep your standards so I thought we did that well".

India will take on Bangladesh in Group A tomorrow at 4:30 PM IST. I'll be on her back in the next few days as it's normally her up the other end outscoring me.

The middle-order has also done its bit with Deepti Sharma playing a major role against Australia with an unbeaten 49 while Veda Krishnamurthy hit a match-defining 11-ball 20 not out for a late flourish against Bangladesh.

It forced many to question her form, with Australia's hopes of a home World Cup win clearly improved with a firing Healy.

Despite posting a moderated 132, it was Poonam's heroics which helped India come out victorious on Friday and speaking on the match, Mithali said: "Poonam Yadav's spell was the turning point".

  • Lawrence Cooper