Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia stun India as Barbados overcome Pakistan


Australia produced a thrilling comeback to recover from 49-5 and beat India by three wickets in an entertaining first women’s Twenty20 cricket match at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Australia are the reigning world champions in this format of cricket, having beaten India in the T20 World Cup final in 2020.

In Friday’s evening game, Barbados – chosen to represent the West Indies region – beat Pakistan by 15 runs.