Sports News highlights | Australia women defeat India women by 9 wickets

LIVE Sports Latest Updates in India on December 9: Pakistan vs England 2nd Test gets underway, Day 2 of Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test, India Women vs Australia Women 1st T20 and much more today.

Sports News highlights | Australia women defeat India women by 9 wickets

Babar Azam’s Pakistan will look to level the Test series against England after losing the thrilling first Test by 74 runs. The second Test between Pakistan and Ben Stokes-led England will get underway in Multan from Friday (December 9) onwards.

At the Adelaide Oval, Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head will look to build towards their Test double hundreds as Australia resume on 330 for 3 on Day 2 of their Day/Night Pink Ball Test against the West Indies. Labuschagne has already scored a double century and a century in the first Test against the West Indies at Perth.

Meanwhile, Harmanpreet Kaur’s Team India will take on Alyssa Healy-led Australia Women cricket team in the first of five T20I match at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Friday as well. India will look to take revenge for their loss in the Commonwealth Games 2022 gold medal match to the same opponents.

The Lanka Premier League 2022 will also continue with Match No. 6 between Wanindu Hasaranga’s Kandy Falcons and the defending champions Jaffna Kings.

We also have a couple of matches of the Pro Kabaddi League 2022 lined up on Friday. Gujarat Giants will be up against Jaipur Pink Panthers followed by Puneri Paltan taking on UP Yodhdhas.

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09 December 2022
22:02 PM

Australia women win by 9 wickets

India women have been dominated by the Australia women batting as they chase the target of 173 with 11 balls left. What a performance by Australia, Women in Blue left with a lot to think about their game.

20:04 PM

India vs Australia: India in huge trouble

Both Mandhana and Harmanpreet have fallen and there are two new batters in the middle. Richa Ghosh is key as she has started playing her shots already and would be exciting to watch in next few overs. 

INDW 115/4 (14.5)


19:36 PM

India vs Australia LIVE: Mandhana carries on good work

India have lost Shafali Verma and Jemimah Rodrigues and are banking on Mandhana and Harmanpreet to come good against the bowling attack of Aussies, who are showing great discipline with the white ball. 

INDW 59/2 (7.5)


19:13 PM

India vs Australia LIVE: India off to flying start

Brilliant start for India in this match, openers Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana showing yet again why they are one of the dangerous openin pairs going on in world cricket. Verma however get out after scoring 21 off 10 balls.

INDW 28/1 (2.5)

Australia Women opt to bowl

18:53 PM

IND vs AUS 1st T20I Teams: Check playing 11

Australia Women (Playing XI): Alyssa Healy(w/c), Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Grace Harris, Annabel Sutherland, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Kim Garth, Megan Schutt

India Women (Playing XI): Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Devika Vaidya, Richa Ghosh(w), Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Anjali Sarvani, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh

18:48 PM

India women vs Australia women 1st T20I LIVE: AUS win toss

Alyssa Healy has won the toss in the 1st T20 and she has asked India women to bowl first.


17:27 PM

Pakistan vs England LIVE: Stumps, Day 1

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has struck a fifty to put the hosts on top at the end of an exciting day of Test cricket in Multan. Earlier, Abrar Ahmed, on debut, picked up 7 wickets in a Test match to bowl out England for 281. 

ENG 281
PAK 107/2 (28)
Day 1: Stumps - Pakistan trail by 174 runs

16:33 PM

Pakistan vs England 2nd Test: Hosts lose 2nd wicket

Abdullah Shafique departs as Jack Leach picks his first wicket. Saud Shakeel joins Babar Azam in the middle as Pakistan go past the 50-run mark. 

ENG 281

PAK 51/2 (14.1)

Day 1: 3rd Session - Pakistan trail by 230 runs

15:47 PM

Pak vs ENG LIVE: Imam ul Haq departs

Pakistan lose opener Imam Ul Haq has gone back for just 0. Babar Azam comes to the crease. Pakistan need to bat well here to ensure they have a thick lead over England.

ENG 281

PAK 12/1 (3.2)

Day 1: 3rd Session - Pakistan trail by 269 runs

15:06 PM

Pakistan vs England: Abrar Ahmed cannot pick 10 wickets now

Zahid Mahmud picks up 2 wickets to dismiss nine England batters. That means Abrar cannot make the record of picking 10 wickets in an innings that too on his debut. 

ENG 265/9 (50.1)


14:32 PM

PAK vs ENG, 2nd Test: It's a 7th wicket for Abrar Ahmed

Debutant Abrar Ahmed has picked up the first 7 wickets to fall, Will Jacks is the latest victim for 31 off 44. Can Abrar pick up all 10 wickets on debut!

England 1st inngs 231/7 vs Pakistan 

14:30 PM

PAK vs ENG: Sixth wicket for Abrar Ahmed

Pakistan debutant spinner Abrar Ahmed has six wickets now, bowls England captain Ben Stokes for 30. Will Jacks is batting on 28.

England 1st inngs 228/6 vs Pakistan

13:50 PM

AUS vs WI: Australia have declared

Courtesy big hundreds from Labuschagne and Head, Australia put on 511/7 in 137 overs before making declaration. Windies openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Tagenarine Chanderpaul in the middle. 

AUS 511/7 d

WI 5/0 (0.5)

Day 2: 2nd Session - West Indies trail by 506 runs

13:06 PM

Pakistan vs England: Lunch, Day 1

Abrar Ahmed, on debut, has put Pakistan in command by lunch on the opening day of the 2nd Test in Multan vs England. The visitors are placed at 180/5 in 33 overs. Pakistan will be looking to bowl the opposition out in the next session.

12:49 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 1: Five wickets on debut for Abrar Ahmed

Pakistan debutant Abrar Ahmed has five wickets now - the first five wickets to fall - in his ver first Test match. First Test centurion Harry Brook is out for 9. Ben Stokes is batting on 1 with Will Jacks on 0.

England are 167/5 in 31 overs vs Pakistan 

12:26 PM

AUS vs WI: Travis Head run out for 175

A horrible mix-up between Travis Head and Cameron Green results in the run out of Head for 175 off 219 balls. Green is unbeaten on 6 and Alex Carey on 4.

Australia 1st inngs 446/5 vs West Indies

12:25 PM

PAK vs ENG, 2nd Test: Abrar Ahmed dismisses Joe Root

Debutant Abrar Ahmed has a third wicket now, former England captain Joe Root is leg-before for 8 off 11 balls. Ollie Pope is batting on 48.

England 1st innings 145/3 vs Pakistan

12:02 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 1: Abrar Ahmed gets 2nd wicket

Debutant Abrar Ahmed has struck again, England opener Ben Duckett is leg-before for 63 as the visitors lose their second wicket. Ollie Pope is batting on 37 and Joe Root is on 0.

England 1st inngs 122/2 in 20 overs vs Pakistan

11:34 AM

PAK vs ENG: Ben Duckett completes 2nd Test fifty

England opener has notched up his second Test fifty off just 40 balls. Duckett celebrates the landmark with a six and four off next two balls off Zahid Mahmood to move along to 61. Ollie Pope is batting on 32 off 28 balls.

England 1st inngs 115/1 in 18 overs vs Pakistan

10:46 AM

PAK vs ENG, 1st Day: Zak Crawley OUT for 19

Pakistan debutant Abrar Ahmed has his first wicket in Test cricket, England opener Zak Crawley is dismissed for 19 off 37 balls. Ben Duckett is batting on 18 and Ollie Pope is on 4.

England 1st inngs 44/1 in 10 overs vs Pakistan

10:25 AM

Venkatesh Prasad FAVOURITE to become next Chairman of Selectors

The BCCI have 207 application for the post of national selectors and it has now emerged that former India pacer and bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad is the favourite to replace Chetan Sharma as the next chairman of senior selection committee. The BCCI are likely to announce the new selection committee by the end of December 2022.

10:09 AM

PAK vs ENG: Pakistan DROP Azhar Ali

Pakistan have dropped former captain Azhar Ali and given debut cap to Abrar Ahmed. Here are the Playing XI of Pakistan vs England...

Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam (c), Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Zahid Mahmood, Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Ali

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope (wk), Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (c), Will Jacks, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, James Anderson

10:04 AM

PAK vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ben Stokes wins TOSS, elects to BAT first

England captain Ben Stokes has won the TOSS and elected to bat first in the second Test against Pakistan at Multan. England are leading the series 1-0.

09:31 AM

AUS vs WI: Marnus Labuschagne starts off with 4

Marnus Labuschagne is away on Day 2 with a boundary on the first over of the day, to move along to 126. Travis Head is batting on 115 as the partnership swells to 206 runs.

Australia 1st inngs 337/3 in 90 overs vs West Indies

09:31 AM

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