In the final match of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia defeated India by 85 runs and took the World Cup trophy for the fifth time.
In the final match of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia defeated India by 85 runs and won the World Cup trophy for the fifth time. After winning the toss, Australia came out to bat first, losing 184 wickets in 20 overs and scored 184 runs and set a target of 185 runs for the World Cup victory in front of India. In response, the Indian women’s team collapsed for 99 runs in 19.1 overs. Australia has won this title for a record fifth time.
Apart from this, he has also defended his title this time. The host team reached the final for the sixth time while the Indian team was playing the final for the first time. Deepti Sharma scored 33 runs for India. Apart from them, Veda Krishnamurthy scored 19 and Richa Ghosh scored 18 while Smriti Mandhana scored 11 runs. For Australia, Megan Scutt took four and Jess Jonasson took three, while Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmins and Nicola Carrie took one wicket each.
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The Indian team got off to a poor start to chase the target of 185 runs from Australia and the team went on to lose wickets at regular intervals. Deepti Sharma scored 33 runs for India. He hit two fours off 35 balls. Apart from them, Veda Krishnamurthy contributed 19, Richa Ghosh 18, Smriti Mandhana 11 and captain Harmanpreet Kaur contributed four runs. For Australia, Megan Scutt took four and Jess Jonasson took three, while Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmins and Nicola Carrie took one wicket each. Earlier, Australia made a stormy start to score 184 runs for four wickets in 20 overs.
Australia gave a target of 185 runs to India
Australia set a mammoth target of 185 runs to win the title in front of India in the final at Melbourne Cricket Ground. For Australia, Beth Mooney scored the highest 78 runs while Alyssa Hilli scored 75 runs from 39 balls. Deepti Sharma took 2 wickets for 38 runs in 4 overs for India. After winning the toss in the presence of around 80,000 spectators, the Australian team came out to bat first and scored 184 runs for four wickets in 20 overs.
The Australian team got a stormy start with both their openers Beth Mooney (78 not out) and Alyssa Hilly (75) sharing 115 runs in 11.4 overs for the first wicket. Radha Yadav broke this partnership by becoming huge and caught by Veda Krishnamurthy at the boundary line. Hilly made his 12th half-century in 39 balls with the help of seven fours and five sixes.
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After Hilly’s dismissal, Mooney completed his ninth half-century of his career and he added captain Maine Lenning (16) and Mooney 39 for the second wicket. Ashley Gardner (2) was dismissed only after Lenning was dismissed. Both batsmen were out in Deepti Sharma’s over. Deepti tried to bring India back into the match by dismissing Lenning and Gardner in their fourth over.
Mooney, however, held one end and led his team to a strong target. Mooney hit 10 fours off 54 balls. Apart from them, captain Meg Lenning scored 16 off 15 balls with two fours, Ashley Gardner scored two, Rachel Haynes scored four and Nicola Carrie scored five not out. Deepti Sharma took two wickets from India and Radha Yadav and Poonam Yadav took one each.
Australia won the toss
Australia won the toss and decided to bat first and gave India bowling. India has not made any changes in its playing eleven. Famous pop singer Katy Perry entertained over 75,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground before the finals.