Australia bags sixth T20 World Cup title

February 27, 2023 4:59 am

[Source: ICC/Twitter]

Australia cruised to its sixth Women’s T20 World Cup title with a 19-run win over South Africa in Cape Town.

The Aussies reached 156-6 with Beth Mooney striking a sublime unbeaten 74.

In reply, South Africa put up a spirited fight but after a slow start, struggled to cope with the class of Australia’s bowlers and totaled 137-6.

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It is Australia’s third T20 title in a row, and the sixth time in seven editions they have won the tournament.

It is also the first time in history that a South African team reached a cricket World Cup final in any format.