Australia defeated India by eight wickets in the ICC Women's World Cup here today. Put into bat, India scored 226 for seven in the stipulated 50 overs, but Australia chased down the target of 227 with 29 balls to spare. Brief scores: India women: 226 for 7 in 50 overs (Punam Raut 106, Mithali Raj 69; Ellyse Perry 2/37). Australia women: 227 for two in 45.1 overs (Meg Lanning 76 not out, Ellyse Perry 60 not out).
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