U19 Women's T20 World Cup: India girls reach final, beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in semi-final
India bundled out the Kiwi team for just 107 runs. For India, 16-year-old Soi bowler Parshvi Chopra bowled brilliantly, taking three wickets for 30 runs in four overs. In response, India achieved this easy target in 14.2 overs losing 2 wickets with the help of Shweta Sehrawat's excellent half-century.
India vs New Zealand women under 19 T20 World cup: The first semi-final match of the Women's Under-19 T20 World Cup was played between India and New Zealand. In this match, India defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets, first with the ball and then with the bat. With this win, India has created history and entered the final of the first edition of the Under-19 T20 World Cup.
Bowling first after winning the toss, India bundled out the Kiwi team for just 107 runs. For India, 16-year-old Soi bowler Parshvi Chopra bowled brilliantly, taking three wickets for 30 runs in four overs. At the same time, for New Zealand, Georgia Plimmer scored 35 off 32 balls and Isabel Gage scored 26 off 22 balls. In response, India achieved this easy target in 14.2 overs losing 2 wickets with the help of Shweta Sehrawat's excellent half-century. Parshvi Chopra was adjudged Player of the Match for her brilliant performance. In the last match also he won the player of the match award.
Chasing a small score of 108 runs, the Indian team got off to a great start. The pair of Shefali Verma and Shweta Sehrawat hit 30 runs in three overs while batting like fire. But then Indian captain Shefali Verma caught Plimmer off Anna Browning's ball. Shefali scored 10 runs off 9 balls. After this, Shweta along with Soumya Tiwari took the innings forward and added 62 runs for the second wicket.
Meanwhile, Shweta Sehrawat completed her half-century. He completed his half-century in 39 balls. But soon after this, India's second wicket fell on the score of 95 runs. Saumya Tiwari scored 22 runs in 26 balls and got clean bowled by Browning. After her dismissal, Trisha came to the crease and teamed up with Shweta Sehrawat to take the team past the target.
Vice-captain Shweta Sehrawat scored an unbeaten 61 runs. With this victory, India has made it to the final of the Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup. Here India will face the winner of the match between Australia and England.