In the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 final on Sunday at Cape Town’s Newlands Cricket Ground, while batting first Australia has set South Africa a target of 157 runs. Australia scored 156/6 in 20 overs because to Beth Mooney’s undefeated effort of 74 runs off 53 balls, which included nine fours and a six.
Shabnim Ismail and Marizanne Kapp , who were both in excellent form, each took two wickets during this time. Meg Lanning served as the captain when Australia defeated India by five runs in the semifinal match. Whereas, South Africa defeated England in the semifinal to make their to finals.
Wickets don't get much bigger! Ash Gardner gets Marizanne Kapp for 11.
— Australian Women's Cricket Team 🏏 (@AusWomenCricket) February 26, 2023
In the second innings now, proteas have come to bat and chase the target of 157 runs set by Australia. And till now South Africa has scored 27 runs in 6.3 overs on a loss of one wicket. Marizanne Kapp and Laura Wolvaardt are still on there on crease for South Africa. Now it will be interesting to see that who will win the marquee tournament as both the the teams are strong contenders and will look to grab the title.
Earlier, Meg Lanning, captain of Australia, won the toss and chose to bat first against South Africa in the summit match. Both teams used the same playing XI as before.