In the third match (AUS-W vs NZ-W) of the Women’s T20 World Cup today, Australia’s women’s team has defeated New Zealand by a huge margin of 97 runs.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Match Highlights
New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Playing first, Australia scored 173 runs losing 7 wickets and set a target of 174 runs in front of New Zealand.
In response to which the entire New Zealand team was all out for just 76 runs and lost the match by 97 runs.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Player of the match
Ashleigh Gardner was awarded the player of the match award for her impressive bowling performance. Bowling tremendously, she dismissed the leading batters of New Zealand and took a total of 5 wickets.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Full Match Highlights
Today’s second and third match of the World Cup was played between New Zealand’s Captain Sophie Devine won the toss and decided to bowl first.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Australia Batting
Australia batting first scored 173 runs in 20 overs and gave New Zealand a target of 175 runs to win.
Alyssa Healy, Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry played an important role in the batting for Australia.
Alyssa Healy scored a half-century today and scored 55 runs in just 38 balls with the help of 9 fours. Meg Lanning scored 41 runs in 35 balls and in this innings she hit 7 fours.
At the same time, Ellyse Perry also contributed 40 runs in just 22 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 3 fours while batting fast.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: New Zealand Bowling
With the New Zealand bowling, Lea Tahuhu and Amelia Kerr took 3–3 wickets, while Jess Kerr and Hayley Jensen took 1–1.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: New Zealand Batting
Chasing a target of 174 runs, the entire New Zealand team was all out for 76 runs and lost the match by a huge margin of 97 runs.
Only 3 players from New Zealand could touch the double figure, Amelia Kerr contributed the most 21 runs, Bernadine Bezuidenhout contributed 14 runs and Jess Kerr contributed 10 runs.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Australian bowlers showed their bowling edge
Excellent bowling from Australia women bowlers today. Ashleigh Gardner dismissed the most players with 5 wickets, while Megan Schutt took 2 wickets. Apart from this, Darcy Brown and Ellyse Perry got one wicket each.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Poor Batting from New Zealand
New Zealand batsmen disappointed a lot in today’s match, none of the key batsmen walked today. New Zealand captain Sophie Devine was out LBW on the first ball, while opener Suzie Bates was also clean bowled on the first ball. Both the openers got out for zero today.
In addition Bernadine Bezuidenhout (15), Amelia Kerr (21), Maddy Green(9), Hannah Rowe(9), Hayley Jensen(3), Lea Tahuhu(2), Jess Kerr(10), Eden Carson(0) and Fran Jonas (2) also failed to bat today.
AUS-W vs NZ-W: Australia’s batters and bowlers showed their strength
Australian batsmen dominated today’s match. For Australia, Alyssa Healy scored a half-century and scored 55 runs in 38 balls. She also hit nine brilliant fours in his innings.
Apart from Alyssa Healy, captain Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry also played tremendous innings. Captain Lanning scored 41 runs in 33 balls with the help of 7 fours, while Ellyse Perry scored 40 runs in just 22 balls with the help of 3 fours and 2 huge sixes.