On Thursday, the Australia Women’s team will once again face off against the West Indies Women’s team in the third and final T20I at Allan Border Field in Brisbane. Both teams have managed to level the series with one victory each in the three-match series. Australia Women secured an 8-wicket win in the first T20I, with Alyssa Healy and Tahlia McGrath playing pivotal roles by scoring 56 and 60 runs, respectively, to successfully chase down a target of 147.
In the second T20I, Australia Women batted first and posted a formidable total of 212, thanks to impressive performances by Ellyse Perry (70) and Phoebe Litchfield (52*), which proved crucial in bolstering their side after the top-order struggled. West Indies, in response, witnessed a remarkable innings from Hayley Matthews, who smashed 132 runs, along with Stafanie Taylor’s contribution of 59 runs, leading them to a 7-wicket victory.
Here are the probable playing XIs for both teams:
Australia Women (AUS-W) Probable XI: Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Phoebe Litchfield, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
West Indies Women (WI-W) Probable XI: Hayley Matthews (c), Shabika Gajnabi, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams (wk), Shemaine Campbell, Chinelle Henry, Aaliyah Alleyne, Zaida James, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Karishma Ramharack