06:43 GMT09 August 2020
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    New Delhi (Sputnik): India beat the hosts Australia in the women’s limited over T-20 World Cup. It was a thrilling start for the Indian women's cricket team, led by Harmanpreet Kaur, as they beat the defending champion by 17 runs in the opening match at Sydney Showground Stadium on Friday.

    Indian cricket team had a stellar start to the Women's T20 World Cup opening match at the Sydney Showground Stadium on Friday with a big win over defending champion Australia.  The victory made the female forces of Bollywood happy as they congratulated the women in blue for their “great start”

    Actresses like Anushka Sharma and Taapsee Panuu poured in their love on social media for an absolutely thrilling victory.

    ​Earlier in the day, India could only manage 132/4. But Indian bowler Poonam Yadav with her four wickets spin led India to a quick victory.

    The team now heads to Perth for its second match against Bangladesh on Monday.

     

     
     

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