India went down to Australia by six wickets in the Women’s World Cup 2022 clash at the Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday. India batted first after winning the toss and posted 277 for 7 on the board. Skipper Mithali Raj led the way with 68 while Yastika Bhatia contributed 59 and Harmanpreet Kaur remained unbeaten on 57. Pooja Vastrakar was run out on 34 off 28
Cricket Australia (CA) has announced the Ashes schedule for its men’s and women’s teams. The men’s team will begin their Ashes campaign on December 8 at the Gabba. The second Ashes Test will be a day-night encounter in Adelaide Oval, starting on December 16. This will be followed by the traditional Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The New Year’s Test will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground from 5 January. The men’s Ashes will conclude with the final Test at the Perth Oval from January 14.