The pitch favouring the Chasing team, Out of the 35 domestic T20s that have been played at the WACA, 18 have been won by the chasing team. The average score batting first at the ground is 158. The highest score at the ground is 203/7. According to AccuWeather, Perth will see a high temperature of 30-degree Celcius and a low temperature of 21-degree Celcius during the AU W vs SL W live match. There was a fair chance of the area facing rain but Rain didn’t stop today’s match and the home team went on to win the match comfortably even after losing some wickets at the start of the chase.
In a thrilling and must-win encounter between Srilanka vs Australia, Srilanka started in a bit cozy with Madushika taking a swipe at Schutt outside the off-stump and getting very little of it, the ball Went to Mooney who takes an easy chance at point.
Atapattu walks in for the Srilankans, Atapattu 12, Thimeshani 19 batted for 6 overs and managed to score 32 runs, when Thimeshani c Jonassen b Carey 20 lost her wicket at Mid Off.
Atapattu and Sanjeewani batted for 8 over together and taken Srilanka to 91 when Atapattu picked out by Lanning at the extra cover! It completes an eventful Carey over. Earlier in it, she drove her for four through cover then raised a half-century in 37 deliveries. After Losing Atapattu Srilankan Womens started losing wickets in Quick successions
Atapattu batted in form for her half-century, that defining Sri Lanka’s total to 122 for the loss of 6 wickets. Australia used seven bowlers to complete there quotas of 20 overs with Strano and Carey both taking wickets at important times. This is an Easy to Win score for an inform Australian Team. The Australians seemed to be satisfied with there efforts.
Sri Lanka will probably be happy with their efforts looking into the conditions and losing wickets in quick successions. Looking into the analytics of the pitch Srilanka is 20-30 runs short from a good total to win and defend by there bowling department.
The second inning has started and Australia has lost their the first wicket in the Second Ball of there innings Prabodhani takes A Healy with stunning in swinger. What a game for Prabodhani she was amazing with her in swinging good length balls she stuck again and this time A Gardner is bowled. Australia lost there the third wicket in quick succession at 10/3 after completion of 3.2 Overs. After that, the Australian team went on to hold the innings and successfully chase down the target of 122 runs in 19.3 overs.
RACHAEL HAYNES IS THE PLAYER OF THE MATCH! Says that it was much easier batting out there when she walked in and knowing that one of the best batters in the world is at the other end made her job easy. Shares that constructing partnerships was the key and she feels that it’s all about trusting your game. Mentions that by the time she got out to bat, the conditions had eased out and it was not swinging much.
Chamari Atapattu, the Sri Lankan captain, says that she tried to play her natural game and feels that if she had batted a few more overs, the total could’ve been different. On the total and defending the same, Atapattu tells that she was very confident about her bowlers but unfortunately it didn’t go their way. Tells that when they took 3 early wickets, the side got pumped up but could not win the game.
After Loosing three wickets in quick succession Australia capitalizes and won the match with 5 wickets remaining. After winning the match Australian Captain thanks god and teammate for the victory, she said after the devastating start by SriLankan bowler they went on to win the match is extraordinary. Srilanka is on top of Australian Batters. It seems the match can be of anyone before a strong Partnership of Australian Middle Order.
Australia won their second match after losing the first match with India and is looking forward to winning all there remaining matches as they want to move to the playoff stage.