India and Australia, who played the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 opener, will now play the title decider on Sunday (March 8) in Melbourne. Well, you have to wait to see whether the result will be different or the same as what was the outcome of the curtain-raiser at Sydney’s Showdown Stadium.
India got a direct entry in the final as they could not get the match in semi-finals against England because officials had to abandon the game due to the torrential downpour in Sydney. Thus, India were ahead of England as they topped the Group chart, Harmanpreet Kaur-led side got an unarguable entry in the final.
On the other hand, the second semi-final was played between Australia and South Africa. The hosts played a full 20-over contest, setting up a target of 134 runs.
However, the rain interrupted the game and according to Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method, South Africa was given a revised 98-run target in 13 overs. However, Proteas failed to chase the target and Australia went on to make it to the final of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
India vs Australia final: When and Where To Watch
The final between the two strong teams will be played at an Iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Interestingly, India’s men’s team has registered many memories at this particular venue. And, it will be interesting to see whether the women’s team can create history on super Sunday.
Interestingly, the marquee clash will be played on International Women’s Day i.e, 8th March (Sunday). Also, Indian skipper Harmanpreet’s birthday falls on the same date, so the Indian women’s team would be keen to dedicate a victory to their charismatic leader.
The match will be telecast on Star Sports 1 or Star Sports 2 HD besides streaming will be available on Hotstar. According to Indian Standard time, the clash will begin from 12:30 pm while the toss will take place half an hour before.
So, be ready and glue to Tv sets – to support the Indian team who recently made it to the maiden T20 World Cup final following some incredible performances in Australia.