India’s U-19 women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand to book their place in the final of the U-19 Women’s T20I World Cup, 2023. The Indian Under-19 women’s team defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets in the IND-W vs NZL-W Semifinal match played on Friday (January 27). Now on Sunday, January 29, in the final match, Team India will roar in the field.
In today’s match against New Zealand, the Indian team won the toss and took the first bowling. Team India’s bowlers wreaked havoc. New Zealand’s opening pair was a flop. Emma McLeod scored 2 runs and Anna Browning walked 1 run. Georgia scored 35 and Izzy Gaze scored 26 runs.
India’s deadly bowler Parshavi Chopra took 3 wickets. Apart from them Titas Sandhu, Mannat Kashyap, Shefali Verma and Archana got 1-1 wickets. The New Zealand team scored a total of 107 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs and gave a target of 108 runs to the Indian team to win.
Huge cheers for our young women representing #TeamIndiaas they breezed past the #BlackCaps to become the first team to qualify for the final of the #U19T20WorldCup, congratulations @BCCIWomen, pic.twitter.com/B3KJx1ne0R
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 27, 2023
Great performance by India
Chasing the target of 108 runs, the Indian U-19 team came in the field to chase the small target, the first blow to the Indian team was Shefali Verma’s wicket. Shefali scored 10 runs. After that the pair of Shweta Sehrawat and Soumya Tiwari took over the innings. Team India’s opener Shweta Sehrawat scored 61 runs and remained not out. India won. The Indian team achieved the target of 108 runs in the 15th over itself and defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets in the semi-finals.
Now the final match of U-19 Women’s T20I World Cup, 2023 will be played on January 29, Sunday. The winner of the second semi-final between Australia and England will face India in the final. The title match will be played on Sunday at 5:15 PM IST at JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom.