Published: March 9, 2020 2:28:43 pm
Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav was the lone Indian to make the ICC Women’s T20 enjoying XI of the World Cup, which featured teenage sensation Shafali Verma because the 12th player and was dominated by champions Australia.
Five gamers from Australia’s victorious staff made the facet of the match. Defending champions Australia claimed their fifth title following an 85-run overcome first-time finalists India on Sunday in Melbourne.
Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning, Jess Jonassen and Megan Schutt had been included together with 4 England gamers.
Healy and Mooney did fairly a bit of harm with the bat and the 2 reprised their roles as openers in the ultimate XI.
They’re joined by quick bowler Schutt, who took 4 wickets in the ultimate towards India to complete as main wicket-taker with 13, and left-arm spinner Jonassen.
There can also be a spot for captain Lanning, who led Australia from the entrance each with the bat and in the sphere.
The facet was pulled collectively by a range panel that includes commentators and former worldwide gamers Ian Bishop, Anjum Chopra and Lisa Sthalekar, journalist Raf Nicholson and ICC consultant Holly Colvin, the ICC mentioned in an announcement.
Yadav had Australia in knots in a dramatic opening sport of the match. India’s main T20I wicket-taker took 4 for 19 in the opener and didn’t look again, bagging three towards Bangladesh earlier than rounding off with wickets in every match.
Verma, however, broke document after document on the prime of India’s order.
The 16-year-old scored 163 runs coming at a jaw-dropping strike price of 158.25.
Healy and Mooney broke their very own document set in 2018 with probably the most runs as a partnership in a Women’s T20 World Cup, with 352 at a median near 60.
They additionally made their second century partnership in 4 innings whereas Healy lit up Melbourne to document the quickest 50 in a Final and the best rating in the showcase.
The latter was crushed by her accomplice a number of overs later, with Mooney’s unbeaten 78 seeing her attain 259 runs – probably the most for one player at any version of the match.
The Australian pair are adopted in the staff by one other stellar duo, with no person bettering the 169-run partnership made by Nat Sciver and Heather Knight towards Thailand.
The middle-order batters had been in impressed type all through, Knight changing into the primary England cricketer to register centuries in all three codecs along with her ton towards the debutants.
Sciver scored half-centuries in three of England’s 4 accomplished matches to finish her match with 202 runs and two wickets.
South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt solely batted in two innings however definitely made her mark on the motion. The 20-year-old struck 53 not out to take South Africa past Pakistan, with a wonderful array of straight and canopy drives lighting up the Sydney Showground.
The staff of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 (in batting order) is:
Alyssa Healy (Australia, wk, 236 runs at 39.33, seven dismissals), Beth Mooney (Australia, 259 runs at 64.75), Nat Sciver (England, 202 runs at 67.33), Heather Knight (England, 193 runs at 64.33), Meg Lanning (Australia, captain, 132 runs at 44), Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa, 94 runs at strike price of 149), Jess Jonassen (Australia, 10 wickets at 14.00), Sophie Ecclestone (England, eight wickets at 6.12), Anya Shrubsole (England, eight wickets at 10.62), Megan Schutt (Australia, 13 wickets at 10.30),
Poonam Yadav (India, 10 wickets at 11.90),
12th: Shafali Verma (India, 163 runs at strike price of 158.25). PTI PM
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