India vs Australia women: Harmanpreet & Co look to play aggressive T20 game to end tour on high note
Criticised for her consistent failures and after losing her place in the 50-over set-up, Jemimah Rodrigues' made a sensational comeback with an unbeaten 49 off 36 balls in the first T20I.
Right ahead of the dinner break, Australia skipper Meg Lanning declared the innings at 241/9 -- still trailing by 136 runs.
The two sides are set to play a day-night Test from September 30 to October 3 in Perth as part of India's tour Down Under and it will be Indian women's team's first pink ball game.
India's new spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav believes the pressure that keeps building on David Warner gives him an extra edge over the Aussie vice-captain.
With rain threat looming large, the Eden Gardens remained under cover ahead of the second ODI.
The Cricket Australia Chief Executive feels it will be highly unlikely to find teams playing series involving more than three matches in future.
Dressed in white T-shirts, the 'men-in-blue' looked relaxed as they headed straight to the team hotel along with their support staff and chief coach Ravi Shastri.
The 36-year-old wicketkeeper's knock of 79 against Australia today made him the fourth Indian cricketer to achieve the feat.
Hardik Pandya's all-round flamboyance complemented by Dhoni's customary calm enabled India to record a comfortable win.