Australia Women vs India Women T20I World Cup 2020 – Final

Australia Women vs India Women T20I World Cup 2020 – Final

Venue:

MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), Melbourne is the venue for the Women’s t20 World Cup 2020 final between the Australian women and Indian women team. The selection of day for the final is appreciable as the date is March 8th, which is celebrated as International women’s day.

Women’s T20 World Cup 2020:

The ongoing tournament is the seventh edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup. The inaugural tournament was played in 2009, the next one was in 2010 and then in every alternate year. Australian women’s team is going to play the sixth final, in fact six consecutive finals from 2010 to 2020, out of seven. Whereas, the opponent enters first time in the final.

Australia women vs India women History:

The teams met each other on 19 occasions. India won only 6 times, whereas, Australia won 13 matches.

Indian team’s record on the soil of Australia is comparatively good. The team won 4 matches out of 8 encounters and lost the same number of games.

Moreover, both the teams won twice, equal number of games, when the teams met in the ICC T20 World Cup tournaments. Though, the teams are going to meet just second time in the knockout stage of the ICC World Cup. The first ever knockout meeting was in 2010 semi final, where team India faced defeat.

Victory brings points:

The contest is between the Top rank team (Australia) and forth rank team (India). Because the match is the final match of the world cup, so the victorious team will lift trophy. 

The match will also affect the point table, of course it’s a secondary thing. Due to big point difference between the teams, the Australian team can earn just a point in case of victory but lose two points in case of defeat. On the other hand, Indian team can earn two points in case of victory and lose just a point in case of defeat.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Melbourne shows the weather would be pretty clear throughout the match. Rain would not interrupt, as the precipitation percentage would almost nil. The temperature would be just below 20 C, and wind would be little high, but would be decreased as match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Data according to the men’s cricket):

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 13 matches, but the selection didn’t favor the teams and teams won thrice after selecting the first batting and lost four times. On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, after winning the toss, 6 times and teams won thrice and lost twice with one match without any result. Overall, 6 times the teams, won the toss, won the matches and lost same number of times. 

The first batting team won the matches 5 times, whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 7 times.

The lowest defended total was 127, and the highest successful chase was 169 runs on the venue.

The first inning lowest total was 74, and, and the highest total was 184 runs, and for the second inning, the lowest total was 125, whereas highest was 172 run.

Batting average of the first inning at the ground is 19.11 and 28.58 for the second inning.

History Between the Teams:

Both the teams faced each other on the venue just once, in which the visitors got victory.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The team would prefer to best XI.

Australia Eleven: A. Healy, B. Mooney, M. Lanning, A. Gardner, R. Haynes, E. Perry, J. Jonassen, A. Sutherland, D. Kimmince, G. Wareham, M. Schutt

India:

The team would also prefer to go with winning combination.

India Eleven: S. Verma, S. Mandhana, T. Bhatia, J. Rodrigues, H. Kaur, V. Krishnamurthy, D. Sharma, S. Pandey, P. Yadav, R. Yadav, R. Gayakwad