3rd Place Playoff, Sydney, Mar 21 2009, ICC Women's World Cup
(44.4/46 ov)
(43.5/46 ov, target 143)
IND Women won by 3 wickets (with 13 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Player Of The Match
India Women
• Cricinfo staff

India ride to tight victory and finish third

India beat Australia for the second time in the tournament to take third place and relegate the highly-fancied hosts to a disappointing fourth

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Scorecard summary
Australia Women142(44.4 overs)
India Women145/7(43.5 overs)
Match details
Bankstown Oval, Sydney
TossAustralia Women , elected to bat first
SeriesICC Women's World Cup 2009
Player Of The Match
Rumeli Dhar
Series resultIndia Women won the 3rd place play-off
Match numberWomen's ODI no. 705
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.10, Interval 13.10-13.55, Second Session 13.55-17.05
Match days21 March 2009 (50-over match)
Tony Hill
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
Kathy Cross
Match Referee
Brian Aldridge