March 6, 2020 / 8:18 AM / 22 days ago

FACTBOX-Cricket-Women's Twenty20 World Cup final

    MELBOURNE, March 6 (Reuters) - Factbox on the seventh
Women's Twenty20 World Cup final:
    
    WHAT?
    Women's T20 World Cup final between Australia and India. For
a match preview, click on             
    
    WHEN?
    March 8 starting from 6 p.m. local time (0700 GMT)
    
    WHERE? 
    Melbourne Cricket Ground (capacity: 100,024)
    
    AUSTRALIA 
    T20 World Ranking: 1 
    Captain: Meg Lanning
    Coach: Matthew Mott
    Squad: Meg Lanning, Rachael Haynes, Erin Burns, Nicola
Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa
Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Megan Schutt, Molly
Strano, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham.
    
    Best previous World Cup performance: Winners (2010, 2012,
2014, 2018)
    
    Road to the final:
    Group A
    Lost to India by 17 runs, Sydney
    Beat Sri Lanka by five wickets, Perth
    Beat Bangladesh by 86 runs, Canberra
    Beat New Zealand by four runs, Melbourne
    Semi-final: Beat South Africa by five runs (D-L), Sydney
    
    INDIA
    T20 World Ranking: 4
    Captain: Harmanpreet Kaur
    Coach: W.V. Raman
    Squad: Harmanpreet Kaur, Taniya Bhatia, Harleen Deol,
Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Richa Ghosh, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti
Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah
Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha
Yadav.
    
    Best previous World Cup performance: Semi-finals (2009,
2010, 2018)
    
    Road to the final:
    Group A
    Beat Australia by 17 runs, Sydney
    Beat Bangladesh by 18 runs, Perth
    Beat New Zealand by three runs, Melbourne
    Beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets, Melbourne
    Semi-final: v England, match abandoned without a ball bowled
due to rain (India advanced as they topped Group A while England
were second in Group B)
    
    OVERALL HEAD-TO-HEAD 
    Matches:             19
    Australia wins:      13 
    India wins:          6

 (Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by
Muralikumar Anantharaman)
  
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