In the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup, India faced Australia. Australia won the toss and chose to bat first. Moreover, Australia has scored 172 runs in 20 overs with six wickets in hand. While chasing this score, India is able to score 167 runs in 20 overs with the loss of eight wickets. However, both teams fought very hard to win the match. After winning the match, the Australian captain said that it was one of the best wins he had been involved in. To fight back from well behind and win despite not playing our best cricket. India has some incredible players. It came right down to the wire, and we had to seize those clutch moments. We stayed in the game, and that’s what you’ve got to do under pressure.” Lets discuss Australia Women vs India Women, Semi-Final 1 Review and Highlights in this blog.
“We didn’t execute as well as we would have liked, but we never panicked. I can’t wait to be out here on Sunday. Below, we have mentioned the highlights of the match Australia Women vs India Women.
Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney opened the inning for Australia. However, both players have given the team the best start. Alyssa has scored 25 runs in 26 balls, including three fours. Moreover, her strike rate was 96. She was stumped by Richa Gosh.
Beth Mooney has scored an incredible half century. She scored 54 runs on 37 balls with seven fours and one six. Furthermore, her strike rate was 145.95. However, Sikha Pandey ended her inning when Beth Mooney was caught by Shefali Verma.
Meg Lanning has also given the best performance. Moreover, she was the captain, and she played very well. She scored 49 runs in 34 balls, and she was not out. In her inning, she hit four fours and two sixes. Furthermore, her strike rate was 144.12.
Ashleigh Gardner came to bat at number 5. She scored 31 runs on 18 balls with five fours. Her strike rate was 172.22. All these players performed well, and Australia is able to set a big target for India.
Moreover, the bowling performance of Australia was also good. The Australian captain used a total of seven bowlers in this inning. Asheligh Gardner bowled 4 overs. In her 4 overs, she took 2 wickets for 37 runs.
Megan Schutt also bowled four overs. In her four overs, she took 1 wicket with 34 runs. Furthermore, Jess Jonassen and Gerogia Wareham bowled 3 overs. Jees took one wicket with 22 runs, and Georgia has given up 29 runs in her spell without taking any wickets. Australia’s batting and bowling attacks were good and helped them win the match.
Shefali Verma and Smriti Mandhana opened the inning for India. However, they are unable to give India a good start. Shefali scored 9 runs in 6 balls with 1 four, and Smirti scored 2 runs in 5 balls. Because of this slow start, it was hard for India to chase the score.
Moreover, Jemimah Rodrigues and Harmanpreet Kaur tried to get a match in their court. Both players have performed well in difficult situations. Jemimah scored 43 runs in 24 balls with six fours. Her strike rate was 179.17. Hermanpreet Kaur scored a half-century. She scored 52 runs in 34 balls with six fours and one six. Her strike rate was 152.94. Indeed, both players tried hard to chase the target but were unable to succeed. Jemimah was caught by Alyssa Healy on the ball of Darcie Brown, and Hermanpreet got run out by Ashleigh Gardner.
India Playing XI
Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Richa Ghosh (w), Deepti Sharma, Yastika Bhatia, Sneh Rana, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, and Renuka Thakur Singh
Australia Playing XI
Alyssa Healy (w), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, Georgia Wareham, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, and Darcie Brown