Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup is being organized for the first time
16 teams are playing in this ongoing tournament in South Africa.
England registered a big win by 174 runs in the very first match
New Delhi. In the ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup, England registered a big 174-run win over Zimbabwe (England vs Zimbabwe). His bowlers played an important role in giving England a big win. Batting first in this match played in Potchefstroom, South Africa, England scored 199 runs for 4 wickets. In response, the entire Zimbabwe team was bundled out for 25 runs in 12 overs.
For England, Niyamah Holland scored the highest innings of 59 runs while opener Grace contributed 45 runs. Charis Pavle also scored 45 runs. In front of the big score of the English team, the Zimbabwean women’s team easily surrendered. He lost wickets at regular intervals. As a result, no batter for the team could even cross the double figure. The situation was such that 4 batters could not even open their accounts. For Zimbabwe, Adele Jimunhu played the most unbeaten 5-run innings, while opener Natalie contributed 4.
England won by Grace’s all-round performance
Grace Servens from England, after doing wonders in batting, also rocked in bowling. Grace spent only 2 runs keeping 2 overs maiden in his quota of 4 overs and sent 4 Zimbabwean batsmen to the pavilion. Sophia and Josie took two wickets each while Allie Anderson took one wicket.
England got 2 points from the win
With this, England opened the account by winning the prestigious ICC tournament being held for the first time. In the group, England team is on the first number in the point table with 2 points while in the same group, Pakistan is on the second number with 2 points. India has also started its campaign with a win. The Indian team, captained by Shefali Verma, is at the top of Group D with 2 points.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 16, 2023, 07:29 IST