Australia v India, 3rd place play-off

Women's World Cup, 2008-09

At Bankstown Oval, Sydney, March 21, 2009. India won by three wickets (D/L method). Reduced to 46 overs a side. Toss: Australia. Australia 142 (44.4 overs) (K. L. Rolton 52, L. C. Sthalekar 30); India 145-7 (43.5 overs) (L. C. Sthalekar 3-27). Player of the Match: R. Dhar.

Australia had already lost both openers at 8-2 before a rain-break, and later declined to 63-5 before captain Karen Rolton's fightback. Chasing a revised target of 143 from 46 overs, India were seen home by their captain, Jhulan Goswami (18*), and Rumeli Dhar, who followed up two wickets with 24* in 27 balls.

© John Wisden & Co.
 
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