With today's win, the Indians thus established a 2-0 lead in the three-match series which will wind up on January 31 in Sydney.
Opting to bowl after winning the toss, the Indians had their more fancied rivals on the mat in overcast conditions. India restricted Australia to 125 in the match which was reduced to 18-overs-a-side following rain interruption.
In reply, the Indian eves came out all guns blazing and were cruising along nicely before another round of showers forced a revision of target to 66 in 10 overs.
Skipper Mithali Raj (37 not out) struck the winning runs as India overhauled the target in 9.1 overs. In a throughly dominating performance from start to finish, India cornered Australia early on by reducing them to 33 for three in just the fifth overs of the match.
It took a 70-run fourth-wicket stand between Aussie skipper Meg lanning (49) and Jess Jonassen (27) to steady the rocking boat. Lanning's innings was crucial in propelling Australia to 103 for three in the 14th over before disaster struck yet again.

Brief Scores:
Team Australia: 125/8 in 18 overs (Meg Lanning 49, Jhulan Goswami 2/16).
Team India: 69/0 in 9.1 overs (target 66 via D/L method) (Mithali Raj 37 not out).

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