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Third ODI: India end Meg Lanning and Co’s 26-match winning streak with thrilling two-wicket victory


India ended Australia’s record 26-match winning streak in One-Day Internationals as they beat the hosts by two wickets in Mackay, Australia in another thriller.

Need 265 for a win, Jhulan Gosawmi hit the winning runs in the final over to help India register their highest ever successful run-chase in this format.

The visitors lost the ODI leg of the series 2-1 but claimed precious points in the multi-format rubber as they stayed in touch with Australia ahead of the Day-Night Test match.


The winning moment. @JhulanG10 was at the heart of it all at the end of the second ODI. She now finishes the job off in the third ODI.

🎥 Cricket Australia pic.twitter.com/eWOTy0ajBQ

— The Field (@thefield_in) September 26, 2021

India started off well with the ball with Jhulan Goswami getting rid of Rachael Haynes and Meg Lanning as the hosts were struggling at 87/4 at pretty much the half-way point in the innings.

But Beth Mooney and Ashleigh Gardner’s 98-run stand got them back in the game before Tahila McGrath’s 47 propelled the hosts to a 264/9 in their 50 overs. India’s bowling effort was good but the fielding was a nightmare. There were a whole host of missed opportunities in the field as they allowed Australia to get…

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