ICC Women’s World Cup: Australia wins title for the seventh time with a 71-run victory over England
Australia has lifted the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup defeating England in the final by 71 runs at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Chasing the target of 357, England Women were all out for 285 in 43.4 overs.
Earlier, Put into bat first by England, Australia posted 356 for 5 in 50 overs. This is the record for the seventh time Australia women have won the world cup.
For England, even an unbeaten 148 by Natalie Sciver could not save the defeat to Australia. Jess Jonassen and Alana King took three wickets each for Australia. Alyssa Healy was declared Player of the Match and also the Player of the tournament.