‘2003 World Cup revisited’: Alyssa Healy’s carnage sends Indian fans back in time during WT20 final
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 8, 2020 3:50:19 pm

Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney added 115 runs for the primary wicket. (Source: Twitter/T20WorldCup)

The opening pair of Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney received Australia off to a strong begin in the summit conflict of the Women’s T20 World Cup in Melbourne on Sunday. The pair added 115 runs for the primary wicket in lower than 12 overs, earlier than Healy returned to the pavilion on 75 off simply 39 balls, which included seven fours and 5 sixes.

Meanwhile, her accomplice Mooney remained unbeaten on 78 from 54 balls, guiding Australia publish a stiff 184/4 in 20 overs.

Among the Indians, Shikha Pandey was the most costly out of the lot. She conceded 52 runs in her four-over quota. Deepti Sharma, who had an equally disappointing outing in Melbourne on Sunday, scalped two wickets. Poonam and Radha Yadav had been the opposite wicket-takers, sharing a wicket every.

The duo had been praised on social media for his or her sensible present.

The stand between Healy and Mooney additionally reminded the fans of the 2003 World Cup finals between the identical nations, which Australia gained comprehensively by 125 runs.

In the finale in Johannesburg, the pair of Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden kicked-off the proceedings in the same vogue, including 105 in simply 13.5 overs.

After their dismissals, Ricky Ponting maintained the momentum and scored a match-winning 140 in simply 121 balls, serving to his facet publish a huge 359/2 in 50 overs.

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