The Opals located themselves trailing 10-2 in the starting mins of their World Cup clash in opposition to Mali on Friday night time on the Sydney Superdome.

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It turned into a annoying start, but that all changed inside the blink of an eye while Lauren Jackson and Marianna Tolo have been inserted into the sport.

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The two Opal veterans showed their teammates how to compete and be absolutely relentless

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and it all started when Jackson was fouled under the basket and displayed that legendary spark in her eyes as she stood up for herself.

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That look on Jackson's face – one of a total commitment to getting a win for the Opals – has been seen for decades as she previously led Australia to medals on the world stage

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The presence of Jackson and Tolo in the publish modified the whole thing for the Opals and as soon as the team noticed fulfillment via moving the ball outside and inside

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After being down by eight points early, Australia went on a game-changing 19-point run and it was Jackson

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Jackson (8 points and 4 rebounds) led from the front and the rest of the team followed. She didn't play in the second half; her work was done.

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