Australia, India, England and New Zealand have certified for the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Video games with the knockout stage of the event beginning on Saturday.
Toss: Australia determined to bat first
Outcome: Australia gained by 44 runs
An unbeaten 141-run partnership between Beth Mooney and Tahlia McGrath helped Australia safe an enormous win over Pakistan on the Commonwealth Video games on Wednesday.
A promising begin with the ball changed into a nightmare for Pakistan as Australia dominated Pakistan in an enormous win on the Commonwealth Video games on Wednesday.
Opting to bat first, Australia misplaced Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning within the powerplay, ending with 22/2 on the finish of six overs. If Pakistan thought they may tighten the screws from there, Tahlia McGrath and Beth Mooney instantly shrugged off such views.
The duo added 36 runs in 4 overs after the powerplay and hit at the least one boundary in every over. Aiman Anwar bowled some powerful overs however each focused the opposition bowlers.
McGrath accomplished his half-century, and was quickly adopted by Mooney, which additionally marked the century stand between the 2. Within the loss of life overs, Pakistan had no reply as Australia conceded 58 runs within the final 4 overs.
McGrath remained unbeaten on 78 off 51 balls, his third T20 fifty in six innings, whereas Mooney scored 70* off 49.
Pakistan made a brisk begin chasing the goal for the lack of two wickets within the first two overs. Bismah Maroof and Omaima Sohail tried to revive the innings with a promising partnership, nevertheless it didn’t final lengthy.
Sohail was clear bowled by Alana King and shortly after Alia Riaz was out, working herself out after a improper choice of the second run.
Maroof held the innings collectively for some time, however she regarded difficult for Pakistan as soon as McGrath reached the three-point mark. Tahlia McGrath added a 3rd wicket to her tally to finish an excellent all-round efficiency as Australia registered an emphatic win.
The win means Australia high Group A in Birmingham, with their semi-final opponents to be decided after the ultimate matches within the opposition group on Thursday.
Lanning’s crew is aware of that they’ll face the dropping crew of New Zealand and England within the semi-finals on Saturday.
Toss: Barbados elects to subject first
Outcome: India gained by 100 runs
India ensured to qualify for the medal spherical with a complete 100-run victory over a disappointing Barbados.
Jemima Rodrigues’ unbeaten 56 and cameos from Shafali Verma (43) and Deepti Sharma (34*) helped India put up an enormous 162/4 and it proved to be an excessive amount of for Barbados as they went as much as 62/8 in reply. Crawled.
Kishona Knight top-scored for Barbados with 16, whereas just lately retired all-rounder Diandra Dottin was dismissed for naught in her final worldwide match.
Renuka Singh was the primary destroyer for India with 4/10, whereas Meghna Singh, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav and Harmanpreet Kaur all took a wicket every.
The win means India qualify for the semi-finals and are second in Group A, with their subsequent opponent to be determined after the ultimate Group B matches on Thursday.
India will face hosts England or New Zealand within the semi-final on Saturday.