India arrived at their lady Women’s T20 World Cup last on Thursday and will confront protecting bosses Australia on Sunday in Melbourne.
It has been a long time since the Johannesburg tragedy whenever India lost their chance to prevail upon the 50 World Cup. A widespread India under the helpful administration of Sourav Ganguly lost just 2 matches in the 2003 World Cup, tragically on account of Australians on both the events.
Curve in history
History is rehashing itself yet with a reasonable piece of turn. Shielding champions Australia will meet a daring Indian side in the finals on Sunday. Australia were the shielding champions in 2003 World Cup too however the organization and the scene has changed this time.
T20 cricket, the most brief configuration of the game has no top choices as the game is so quick and things change in a range of scarcely any balls. Additionally, one of the greatest turn is that it is India Women’s and not the men’s group which is making the country pleased this time.
Same yet unique
Remarkably, in 2003 India lost both their matches against Australia. India lost their first match in the gathering stage and afterward the second one in the last, while this time India are the one to have crushed Australia in the gathering stage coordinate. Like India in 2003, Australia additionally have not lost to some other resistance in the 2020 release of Women’s T20 World Cup.
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Sachin Tendulkar with 673 runs was the top run-scorer in the 2003 World Cup and was trailed by then chief Sourav Ganguly in the rundown. Ganguly scored 465 runs including 3 hundreds. Rahul Dravid likewise scored more than 300 runs and Virender Sehwag completed with 299 runs.
Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath and Ashish Nehra were all terminating in great conveyances and they scaled 18, 16 and 15 wickets individually.
It was the brilliant time of Australian cricket and they ruled all the cricketing countries like a chief. The effect on 2003 World cup was effectively noticeable as 5 out of top-10 run scorers were from Australia.
Australia crushed India with a gigantic 125-run edge to break billion hearts. Batting first captain Ricky Ponting pummeled an unbeaten 140 runs and a quickfire unbeaten 88 by Damien Martyn took Australia’s aggregate to 359. That was a time when 300 or more score guaranteed a success on the greater part of the events.
India went sliding down and were full scale for 234 runs. Virender Sehwag was the main Indian batsman to score 50 or more runs for India.
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India Women’s have turned the table in support of them. Australian pacer Megan Schutt has went on record to state that she ‘would rather not’ play as she fears being hit by Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana.
“Smriti and Shafali have got me covered. That six Shafali hit me for in the tri-series was probably the biggest one I’ve ever been hit for.”
Australia Women dissimilar to their male partners of 2003 World Cup have neglected to registers large successes. Aside from a fresh start triumph against Bangladesh the hosts have neglected to use the home conditions to their profit and have taken a great deal of tight successes to arrive at the finals.
Australia’s batting however have given them the edge. Opener Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney are both among the runs. Chief Meg Lanning is additionally among the best 10 run scorers in the arrangement. Pacer Megan Schutt is the joint-most noteworthy wicket-taker in the competition
India, then again have tallied for the most part on Shafali Verma and neglected to copy the batting execution of 2003 World Cup. Truth be told, Shafali is the main Indian hitter to have scored more than 100 runs right now T20 World Cup.
India’s bowling office look genuinely arranged as Poonam Yadav have topped just on schedule and Shikha Pandey additionally looks certain and do the needful for the group. Poonam, competition’s joint-most noteworthy wicket-taker, frequented Australia with her turn bowling in the principal match and it will be extraordinary in the event that she rehashes the exhibition.
Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur have not shimmered till now as they have neglected to interface with ball consistently. It may be that the last stage is the place they hit the correct harmony and get moving to assist India with bringing the cup home and furthermore help the country delete those excruciating recollections of 2003 World Cup misfortune.