ICC Women’s World Cup has reached its final stage where India women’s will take on Australia women’s current champions. India Women’s has reached the T20 final for the very first time. 2018 semi-finalist.
The match will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground with a capacity of 90,000. For the finals, a record selling ticket of 75,000 is already sold out.
India Team –
India in the earlier tournaments was able to get into semi-finalists but this is the very first time they have reached the finals of the tournament. In the ongoing Indian team are unbeaten and have won all the four league matches of Group A. The semi-final match against England was washed out due to rain.
From India team, all eyes will be on Shefali Verma and Poonam Yadav both are on the form with the great in bat and ball. Poonam Yadav’s spell in the very first match of the tournament against Australia.
Shefali Verma opening Batswoman becomes the youngest batter in MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. Verma(16) beats Suzie Bates for New Zealand who had been crowned top batswoman since 2018.
Shefali Verma is 3rd highest run-scorer in the on-going tournament. She has scores 161 runs in just 4 matches at an average of 40.25 and strikes rate 161
Fast bowler Shikha Pandey, who is been equally brilliant picking 7 wickets in 4 matches. Radha Yadav 5 wickets in 2 matches, Rajeshwari Gayakwad 5 wickets in 4 matches, Deepti Sharma 2 wickets in 4 matches and Poonam Yadav 7 wickets in 4 matches will lead the pack
Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad/Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav
Australia Team –
The four-time champions of the World T20 will be on the urge of winning the fifth championship. In 2016 they lost to West Indies in the finals.
Alyssa Healy (WK), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachel Haynes, Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmince, Nicola Carey, Jess Jonassen, Georgia Wareham, Megan Schutt
For Australia team Key player in the tournament Beth Mooney 181 runs, Alyssa Healy 161 runs, Meg Lanning 116 runs, Rachel Haynes 102 runs, Megan Schutt 9 wickets, Jess Jonassen 7 wickets, Georgia Wareham 3 wickets making the team stronger and making the host most favourite team to win the world cup.
Broadcast and Streaming Details
TV – Star Sports
Live Streaming – Hotstar
Match Timings – 12:30 IST; 18:00 local; 07:00 GMT
Australia women’s team is the favourite to win the match.