ICC T20 Women’s World cup: Australia defeated South Africa by 19 runs in the final match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2023. With this victory, the Australian team won the T20 World Cup title for a record sixth time. Under the captaincy of Man Lanning, his team reached the final for the 7th time.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Final Result
Australia has won the Women’s World Cup T20 2023 title played in South Africa. Australia won the World Cup by defeating South Africa by 19 runs in the final match. Australia won the sixth title on the strength of Beth Mooney’s strong innings. The performance of the bowlers of the team was excellent, and due to this Australia won its sixth Women’s T20 World Cup title. Australia’s opener Beth Mooney played a brilliant inning and hit an unbeaten 74 in just 53 balls. He shared a 46-run partnership with Ashley Gardner and due to this Australia scored 156 runs. Please tell that Mooney had also played innings of 54 against India in the semi-final against India.
Beth Mooney Showed Amazing
Australia’s dashing opener Beth Mooney once again proved to be the match-winner for her team. Continuing his strong form, he scored an inning of 74 runs in 53 balls against South Africa in the final match. During this, he also hit 9 fours and 1 brilliant six. Apart from Mooney, wicket-keeper batsman Alyssa Healy also contributed with 18 runs, while Ashley Gardner made a valuable contribution of 29 runs. Apart from this, Grass Harris and Captain Mag Lanning contributed 10-10 runs.
South Africa Bowling
When the South African team of bowling first came on the field in the match, it could not get initial success. However, Alyssa Healy was definitely dismissed by Marijane Kapp for 36 runs. But after this, Beth Mooney and Gardner handled the innings and played an important role in getting the team to a strong score.
South Africa’s Hopes end as Laura Wolvaardt Returns to the Pavilion
The pressure of the final match was clearly visible on the opening pair of the South African women’s team. The team’s run rate was very slow in the first 6 overs. For the first 10 overs, the South African women’s team could only manage to reach a score of 52 for the loss of 2 wickets. From here, Laura Wolvaardt started the process of scoring runs from one end.
When everyone felt that the African team could win this match, at the same time, Australian bowler Megan Schutt made a complete return to her team’s match by dismissing Wolvaardt’s personal score of 61 lbw. The African women’s team could only manage to score 137 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in this match. In Australia’s bowling, Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen, Ashley Gardner, and Darcy Brown took 1-1 wickets.
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