Pacer Shikha Pandey, who was part of the Indian girls’s cricket workforce that made it to the finals of the recently-concluded ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup, was felicitated by Air Marshal MGS Menon for her performances through the match.
The pacer took a complete of seven wickets in the midst of the match and was the choose of India’s tempo bowlers. Her standout efficiency got here within the opening sport towards Australia, the place she took 3-14 as India ran out winners towards the hosts.
India reached their maiden World Cup remaining and as soon as once more squared off towards Australia on the MCG. Nonetheless, the house workforce ran out victorious on the day.
Contrasting however equally efficient half-centuries from Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney arrange an 85-run win for Australia over India in entrance of a packed MCG stadium on the one-sided ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup remaining, giving the hosts their fifth title victory.
Opting to bat first, Australia put up 184 for four with Healy blasting her solution to 75 off 39 whereas Mooney remained unbeaten on 78 off 54. India got here nowhere shut and have been bowled out for 99 in 19.1 overs. Jess Jonassen received Three for 19 whereas Megan Schutt received four for 18.
Whereas Australia have been aggressive all through, India have been listless, bowling poorly and in addition dropping essential catches.