Australia Women defeated England Women

Australia Women defeated England Women by 12 runs in the ICC Women’s World Cup at Hamilton, New Zealand today.

Opener, Rachel Haynes led Australia’s batting to a total of 310-3 off 50 overs. Haynes hit 130 off 131 balls. Captain, Meg Lanning made 86. Medium pacer, Nat Sciver took 2-68 for England Women who replied with 298-8 off 50 overs, Nat Sciver putting in a good all-round performance by scoring 109 not out for England Women. Tammy Beaumont made 74 and captain, Heather Knight scored 40.

For Australia Women, leg-spinner, Alana King took 3-59, left-arm, leg-spinner, Jess Jonassen had 2-18, and medium pacer, Tahila McGrath finished with 2-51.

The final scores: Australia Women 310-3 off 50 overs, England Women 298-8 off 50 overs. Australia Women won by 12 runs.