Indian U19 Women’s team qualified for the Final of the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup. India will take on England in the Final at Senwes Park on 29th January, Sunday.Shafali Verma & her team have created history with an emphatic 8-wicket win over New Zealand to seal ICC Women’s U19 T20 World Cup final spot.
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U19 Women’s T20 World Cup:
India met New Zealand in the Semi Final of the U19 Women’s World Cup. IND-WU19 won the toss & elected to bowl first. Parshavi Chopra set the stage with three wickets. Only Plimmer offered some resistance with the bat with a 32-ball 35 and she was the seventh batter out with the score on 91.Skipper Shafali Verma (1/7) returned the best economy figures (1.75) of any Indian bowler across her four overs. In reply,
Shweta Sehrawat smashed an unbeaten 61 runs in just 45 balls to chase down 108 in only 14.2 overs with ten fours and was involved in a second-wicket partnership of 62 with Soumya Tiwari (26). It was her third half-century in the competition. She is now the top scorer with 292 runs. Indian batters took only 86 balls to help their side into the finals.
India will take on England in the Final. England made the final of the inaugural Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cupby defending only 99 runs. England fast bowlers Ellie Anderson and Alexa Stonehouse took wickets early before legspinner Hannah Baker’s 3 wickets crippled Australia. She bowled Ella Hayward with the varieties of her flight and then got enough success from the surface to have Australia captain Rhys McKenna caught at mid-off and then trapped wicketkeeper Paris Hall three balls later. At last England won by 3 runs.
This will be exciting to see when India women’s U19 destructive batting team will face the England’s exceptional bowling side.