WWT20: Australia cruise to easy win against Ireland

DELHI: Australia recorded a convincing seven-wicket victory against Ireland in their last group match in the Women’s World Twenty20 here at Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Saturday.


In a dominant chase, Australia completed the victory with seven wickets and 40 balls to spare.

Elyse Villani made 43 with the help of six fours while Ellyse Perryremained not out on 29.

Ireland did not have enough with the ball and were not helped with just 91 for seven on the board.

Now, Australia are level with NZ on points but have finished their group games.

NZ play later today and a win for them will help Australia book a spot in the semis.

Australia’s Megan Schutt was declared the Player of the Match for her excellent bowling performance.