World T20 renamed as T20 World Cup

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Australia await England in Saturday's final, with Knight hoping it will be third time lucky having gone down to the Southern Stars at the same stage in 2012 and 2014.

With all the hype surrounding the match, especially since West Indies were the defending champions and Australia were their victims by eight wickets in that memorable Final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India two years ago, the manner in which Stafanie Taylor's team went under was a bitter pill to swallow.

She then backed it up with three dismissals with the gloves, including a nifty run-out to begin the rot before Ellyse Perry claimed two early wickets to finish 2-2 off two overs. England will take on Australia in the final after Australia demolished hosts West Indies by 71 runs. They completely outclassed the Indian team when it mattered the most.

Mithali's strike-rate was always an issue but considering that Taniya Bhatia hasn't been able to acclerate and Veda Krishnamurthy in poor form, the decision to drop a seasoned campaigner boomeranged on India.

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England defeated India by eight wickets with 17 balls remaining in the other semi-final. England have played in three finals for one win, while Australia have three wins from their four appearances. The skipper continued saying that she wanted someone to bat in the middle-order as Mithali's preferred position is opening and she didn't want to tinker with the combination that won against Australia.

"Personally for me, the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2020 will probably be my last ICC event after the World Cup in 2019, so it does give me one last opportunity to vie for a World Cup medal if it doesn't happen in 2019". Dropping Jones at just 2 proved to be more costly for them than they would have anticipated with her and Sciver putting on a match-winning partnership that will see them face Australia in the final on the 25th. It was enough to earn her a fourth "Player of the Match" award in five matches at this tournament after the 2016 champions were routed for just 71 off 17.3 overs. The manager also said the favouritism shown by the Indian team was very apparent and hinted Mithali was a victim of unfair treatment. This fixture is crying out for a match-winner and the team that provides the fireworks will take the trophy home.

Australia are one win from reclaiming the women's World Twenty20 title after Alyssa Healy shook off a concussion to power her country to a fifth straight decider.

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