Women’s T20 World Cup: In Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, the first finalist team has been decided as Australia. Australia booked their ticket to the finals by defeating India by 5 runs in the semi finals held last Thursday (February 23). Meanwhile, the second semifinal of the tournament will be played today (Friday, February 24) between England and South Africa. The first edition of the Women’s T20 World was held in 2009, in which England emerged victorious, since then a total of 7 World Cups have been played and an eighth is being played.
Australia continues to dominate
In the 8th edition, the Australian team reached the final for the seventh time. At the same time, the team won the title five times. Australia won in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020. Apart from this, the team finished runner-up in 2016. This time also Australia succeeded in reaching the finals.
Women’s T20 World Cup winning teams so far
- 2009 – England Women won by 5 wickets.
- 2010 – Australia Women won by 3 runs.
- 2012 – Australia Women won by 4 runs.
- 2014 – Australia Women won by 6 wickets.
- 2016 – West Indies Women won by 8 wickets.
- 2018 – Australia Women won by 8 wickets.
- 2020- Australia women won by 85 runs.
Australia can claim a hat-trick of wins
Australia has won back-to-back in the last two editions. A repeat victory in such conditions would ensure Australia’s hat-trick of victories in the Women’s T20 World Cup. Australia have been the most successful team in the Women’s T20 World Cup so far.
Australia’s journey so far in the 2023 World Cup
Australia’s performance in the ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup is amazing. The team has not lost a single match since the league match till now. In this World Cup, Australia won by 97 runs against New Zealand, Bangladesh by 8 wickets, Sri Lanka by 10 wickets, South Africa by 6 wickets and India by 5 wickets in the semis.