Australia women to face England in T20 final
Defending champions Australia will face England in the women's World Twenty20 final after cruising past the West Indies by 28 runs yesterday.
Seamer Julie Hunter claimed 5-22 as Australia, restricted to 115-7 after electing to bat, shot the West Indies out for 87 in the semi-final at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo.
Lisa Sthalekar marked her 50th T20 international with a top score of 23 and then conceded just six runs in her four overs to help Hunter fashion Australia’s emphatic win.
Australia take on main rivals England in Sunday’s final.