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IND Women vs AUS Women, 2nd Semi-Final at Derby, , Jul 20 2017 - Match Result

RESULT
2nd Semi-Final, Derby, July 20, 2017, ICC Women's World Cup
(42/42 ov) 281/4
(40.1/42 ov, T:282) 245

IND Women won by 36 runs

Player Of The Match
171* (115)
harmanpreet-kaur
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Comms: Nikhil Kalro
Scorecard summary
India Women 281/4(42 overs)
Australia Women 245/10(40.1 overs)
3/59 (7.1)

7.53pm Jubilant scenes among the India camp. They have made their second World Cup final, and will play that grand finale against England at one of the grandest stages of them all, Lord's. The tournament began with an India v England game, it will end the same way. India have beaten England, New Zealand and Australia in this tournament. They have earned this chance of a World Cup title. A terrific game of cricket, Blackwell and Villani were sensational after Australia had stumbled, but India were far too strong. Jhulan Goswami, the rest of the bowlers and, of course, Harmanpreet Kaur. Just wow.

Mithali Raj: "Harman's innings was exceptional. bowlers have done really well. This unit looks compact now. Winning a semi-finals against Australia is a huge achievement. We have players now who are of international standard. They are standing up every game. The top order is scoring when it's actually needed."

Meg Lanning: "We couldn't stop her. Congratulations to India. We didn't get the start we wanted, lost too many wickets through the middle. We haven't really nailed a full game. We've had glimpses with the ball."

Harmanpreet Kaur: I'm feeling proud. My innings was only worth it because they were restricted. When we were started from Bombay, we wanted to reach the semi-final, then reach the final."

Pradeep : "What an effort from Blackwell.. If only Lanning could contribute something like her routine, Aus would have been celebrating this. Nevertheless what a game of cricket this has been. "

40.1
W
Sharma to Blackwell, OUT

that's that. India are through to the World Cup final, they've beaten the World Champions Australia by 36 runs. A flat straight, skiddy delivery goes past Blackwell's heave. Knocks over leg stump.

Alex Blackwell b Sharma 90 (56b 10x4 3x6 70m) SR: 160.71

37 off 12 balls. Well played, Blackwell. Who'd have thought?

Deepak: "Why is Pandey not being bowled? Tactical error or did I miss something?" Was off the field for far too long.

end of over 407 runs
AUS-W: 245/9CRR: 6.12 RRR: 18.50
Alex Blackwell90 (55b 10x4 3x6)
Kristen Beams11 (18b)
Poonam Yadav 9-0-60-1
Veda Krishnamurthy 1-0-11-0
39.6
1
Poonam to Blackwell, 1 run

flight on leg, driven back to the bowler, where there is a misfield, One more, she'll keep strike

39.5
Poonam to Blackwell, no run

short and wide, cut away towards cover. No run.

Hmm, interesting.

39.4
4
Poonam to Blackwell, FOUR runs

another boundary. Comes down to convert flight into a full toss, hammered away in the gap at midwicket.

39.3
1
Poonam to Beams, 1 run

slapped to the deep cover fielder.

39.2
1
Poonam to Blackwell, 1 run

good stop from long-on. Blackwell smashes this wide of long-on, who hurries to her right to save three

39.1
Poonam to Blackwell, no run

shortish and wide outside off, hit to Raj at cover. No run

44 off three overs. A 20-run over makes this interesting.

end of over 3911 runs
AUS-W: 238/9CRR: 6.10 RRR: 14.66
Alex Blackwell84 (50b 9x4 3x6)
Kristen Beams10 (17b)
Veda Krishnamurthy 1-0-11-0
Jhulan Goswami 8-0-35-2
38.6
1
Veda Krishnamurthy to Blackwell, 1 run

a thick inside edge to fine leg means Blackwell will keep strike

38.5
4
Veda Krishnamurthy to Blackwell, FOUR runs

there is the one. Blackwell chips down and hammers a heavy flick through square leg.

Australia need at least one more boundary this over

38.4
1
Veda Krishnamurthy to Beams, 1 run

nudged to short fine leg

38.3
2
Veda Krishnamurthy to Beams, 2 runs

finds the gap through backward point for a couple more. Short and wide, sliced through that gap

38.2
1
Veda Krishnamurthy to Blackwell, 1 run

short on leg, pulled to deep backward square leg

38.1
2
Veda Krishnamurthy to Blackwell, 2 runs

a couple more. Very flat down leg, helped along for a couple to fine leg

end of over 389 runs
AUS-W: 227/9CRR: 5.97 RRR: 13.75
Kristen Beams7 (15b)
Alex Blackwell76 (46b 8x4 3x6)
Jhulan Goswami 8-0-35-2
Rajeshwari Gayakwad 9-0-62-1
37.6
Goswami to Beams, no run

111 kph, blocks this towards point

Can Australia get a boundary here?

37.5
1
Goswami to Blackwell, 1 run

110 kph, driven to long-off for a run.

37.4
4
Goswami to Blackwell, FOUR runs

there's another boundary. A full toss on leg, help yourself delivery from Goswami. Flicked through backward square leg

37.3
Goswami to Blackwell, no run

another nicely-timed straight drive, finds mid-off though

37.2
Goswami to Blackwell, no run

chops this away towards cover, 111 kph

37.1
4
Goswami to Blackwell, FOUR runs

four more. This is not over yet. Blackwell backs away and nails a straight drive past mid-off's right

Goswami's back

end of over 3715 runs
AUS-W: 218/9CRR: 5.89 RRR: 12.80
Kristen Beams7 (14b)
Alex Blackwell67 (41b 6x4 3x6)
Rajeshwari Gayakwad 9-0-62-1
Poonam Yadav 8-0-53-1
36.6
Gayakwad to Beams, no run

clipped down to short fine leg. So Australia stay alive for another over. Can they for another three?

Match details
County Ground, Derby
TossIndia Women, elected to bat first
Series
Season2017
Player Of The Match
Series resultIndia Women advanced
Match numberWODI no. 1084
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, First Session 10.30-13.40, Interval 13.40-14.10, Second Session 14.10-17.20
Match days20 July 2017 - day (50-over match)
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ICC Women's World Cup

TEAMMWLPTNRR
ENG-W761121.295
AUS-W761121.004
IND-W752100.669
SA-W74291.183
NZ-W73370.309
WI-W7254-1.522
SL-W7162-1.099
PAK-W7070-1.930