Sports Cricket 05 Mar 2020 India advance to wom ...

India advance to women's T20 World Cup final thanks to their unbeaten record

PTI
Published Mar 5, 2020, 11:10 am IST
Updated Mar 5, 2020, 11:10 am IST
Semifinal against England washed out
A view of the Sydney Cricket Ground where the first Twenty20 women's World Cup semi-final between India and England was washed out. AFP Photo
 A view of the Sydney Cricket Ground where the first Twenty20 women's World Cup semi-final between India and England was washed out. AFP Photo

Sydney: The unbeaten run in the group stage propelled India into their maiden Women's T20 World Cup final after their last-four clash against England was washed out here on Thursday.

Persistent rain since morning delayed the toss and eventually the semifinal was called off without a ball being bowled.

 

India, led by Harmanpreet Kaur, had topped Group A with four victories in as many matches while England had finished second in Group B with three wins and a defeat.

England had ended runners-up in the previous edition.

If the second semifinal between South Africa and reigning champions Australia is also washed out then the Proteas will advance to the summit clash since they topped their group.

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