Australia Looking To Rise In Women’s Cricket World Cup

Australia Looking To Rise In Women’s Cricket World Cup – The Australian cricket team will be looking to win a seventh Women’s World Cup at the global tournament in New Zealand. After suffering a shock defeat in the 2017 semifinals. The women’s team in Australia has barely done anything wrong since India knocked them out of the top four in 2017. Beaten world champions England in Ashes recently and beat India to the T20 World Cup title two years ago at home. But the disappointment of failing to defend the title in a 50-overs tournament in England five years ago lingers as players prepare for the tournament, which starts Friday.

“We know the heartbreak of not trying hard in everything you do and the consequences. We’ve used (2017) a lot (as motivation). But I don’t think we need to use it for this tournament. We’ve been really consistent since that tournament. But this is just another chance for the team to take it to another level.” said Australia coach Matthew Mott of the team’s camp in Christchurch.

Australian Women’s Cricket Team Starts Match Against England

Australia will kick off the clash against four-time champions England in Hamilton on Saturday. Seek to make a direct statement against their traditional rivals. England will again be led by 2017 World Cup-winning captain Heather Knight and boast many players who shared in that success, including tournament player Tammy Beaumont. Beaumont has amassed over 1,000 ODI rounds since 2019. An average of 48.13 and will be key to England’s odds in New Zealand. England was beaten by Australia 3-0 in the decisive ODI leg of the Ashes multi-format. But Knight said they had bounced back from the disappointment.

“Australia will come in as favorites. But (2017) should give us a lot of experience of what it takes to be successful in this event. Sometimes it’s just about crossing the line, and I think that’s what we did really well in 2017.” Knight said last week. Two-time runners-up India will be led by 39-year-old captain Mithali Raj, who will be the first player to feature in six editions. India’s preparations for the eight-team tournament are far from ideal. Lost all five games of the ODI series 4-1 to hosts New Zealand up front.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s all-around talismanic has struggled for form but found some in the last ODI. Scored 63 in Queenstown to help India finish the series on a high note. New Zealand will hope to emulate the team that claimed the country’s only World Cup title in 2000, with four wins over Australia in the final in Christchurch. They should do it with a bit of audience support, at least initially. With venues capped at 10 percent capacity due to COVID-19. Although the limit may decrease as the tournament progresses.

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