India Women team will play against Australia Women team in the final of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. The final will be played on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Let us look at the India Women vs Australia Women final details. These include the IN W vs AU W pitch report, IN W vs AU W weather report and other details from the MCG, Melbourne.
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
India Women vs Australia Women final date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
India Women vs Australia Women final time: 12.30 PM IST
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India have won every fixture of the group stage in the competition. The team started off with a win, defeating Australia by 17 runs. They subsequently went on to win against Bangladesh, New Zealand and Sri Lanka, thus maintaining a perfect win record in the group stage. The Blues qualified for the final due to better stats in the competition after the semi-final against England was abandoned due to rain. Australia have lost just once in the competition, against India in the opening game. They reached the final, defeating the likes of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, New Zealand and South Africa.
Melbourne Cricket Ground boasts off a flat and rough pitch. However, this would be the first match at the ground since the previous clash between Australia A and England Lions two weeks ago.
Weather forecasts suggest that the matchday would be sunny and delightful. The temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celcius. There are no rain forecasts as per Accuweather.
India: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Harleen Deol, Arundhati Reddy, Richa Ghosh.
Australia: Rachael Haynes, Megan Schutt, Alyssa Healy, Meg Lanning (c), Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Mooney, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Erin Burns, Molly Strano, Annabel Sutherland