Alex Blackwell and Meg Lanning shared an unbeaten 52-run stand as Australia survived a top-order collapse to chase down a target of 103 runs and secured a six-wicket victory over South Africa Women in the Group A encounter in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson and Mitchell Santner shared seven wickets as New Zealand pegged an eight-run win over Australia in their ICC World Twenty20 Group 2 Super 10 encounter in Dharamsala.
West Indies Twenty20 International captain Darren Sammy lauded his team's fight back as they came from behind to register a three-wicket win against Australia in the warm-up match of the ICC World T20 in Kolkata.
After Josh Hazlewood wrecked West Indies with a hat-trick, skipper Darren Sammy played a captain’s knock by scoring a 28-ball fifty and led his team to a three-wicket win over Australia in a chase of 162 runs in the warm-up match of the ICC World Twenty20 in Kolkata.
Hashim Amla's unbeaten knock of 97 went in vain for South Africa as Australia chased down 179 in the final over with six wickets in hand in the third Twenty20 International in Cape Town to wrap up the series 2-1.
Three of the five World Cups have been won by sub-continental teams. There is a good chance the sixth edition of the tournament that goes underway from 8th March will also be won by a sub-continental team, hosts India.
David Warner and Glenn Maxwell posted record 161-run stand for the fourth wicket as Australia chased down a target of 205 runs to level the three-match series by sealing a five-wicket win in a thrilling last ball finish in the second Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
After losing five wickets inside the first 10 overs, South Africa were rescued by David Miller who smashed an unbeaten fifty in a chase of 158 runs to give the Proteas a three-wicket win over Australia in the first Twenty20 International in Durban.
Ellyse Perry followed a run-a-ball knock of 43 runs with a two-wicket haul to help Australia Women complete a 17-run victory in the third Twenty20 International in New Plymouth and avoid a series whitewash.