INDW vs AUSW: India will have to score 173 runs to reach the final, Mooney and Lanning’s bat fiercely in the semi-finals
Australia Women vs India Women: While Beth Mooney played a brilliant inning of 54 runs in the semi-finals, Ashley Gardner scored a quick 31 runs in just 18 balls. Meg Lanning remained unbeaten on 49.
Women’s T20 World Cup Semi Final: The first semi-final match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 is being played between the Australian women’s team and the Indian women’s team at the Newlands ground in Cape Town. In this match, the Australian team won the toss and decided to bat first and thanks to Beth Mooney’s brilliant 54 runs, the team managed to score 172 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Australian captain Meg Lanning did not delay at all in deciding to bat after winning the toss. At the same time, the return of Alyssa Healy, who was unfit in the last match, was seen in the team. Healy, along with Beth Mooney, took the score to 43 runs without any loss in the first 6 overs.
After this, the first blow to the Australian women’s team was in the 8th over of the innings when Alyssa Healy tried to play a shot on a ball from Radha Yadav and wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh did not delay at all in stumping. Alyssa Healy faced an inning of 25 runs in 26 balls.
Beth Mooney hit a half-century, Ashley accelerated the score
After the dismissal of Alyssa Healy, Captain Meg Lanning, who came on the field, along with Beth Mooney, started to advance the score. After this, Mooney completed her half-century but after playing an inning of 54 runs in 37 balls, she gave her wicket to Shikha Pandey. After this, Ashley Gardner came on the field to bat and started the process of scoring runs with speed.
After this, Beth Mooney faced 18 balls and played a brilliant inning of 31 runs with the help of 5 fours. At the same time, captain Meg Lanning played an unbeaten inning of 49 runs while remaining till the end. On the other hand, Shikha Pandey took 2 wickets while Deepti Sharma and Radha Yadav took 1-1 wickets in this match from the Indian team.