Leigh Kasperek's three-wicket haul triggered a top-order collapse after which Australia Women were reduced to 103 for eight, a total which New Zealand Women chased down in 16.2 overs to claim a comfortable six-wicket victory in the Group A encounter of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann stated that it was a tough call to leave former Twenty20 International captain Aaron Finch from the team which played against New Zealand in their first match of the ICC World T20.
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.