Ind vs Aus: Smriti Mandhana hits half-century for India in Day-Night Test!
The Indian women's team has taken to the field to play the first day-night test match against Australia from today. In this only Test match that started against the hosts, the Indian team led by Mithali Raj made a great start.
Both India's openers Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma gave excellent starts. Both shared a 93-run partnership for the first wicket. Shafali Verma got out on this score. She returned to the pavilion after scoring 31 runs in 64 balls with the help of four fours.
Till the time of writing the news, the Indian women's team had scored 114 runs for the loss of two wickets. Smriti Mandhana is present at the crease after scoring 80 runs off 144 balls. While Poonam Raut has also scored an unbeaten 16 runs. It is worth noting that the Indian women's team is playing with a pink ball for the first time. The Indian team has never won a test match against Australia.