India has won the tournament by defeating England by seven wickets in the final of the Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup. Team India has created history by winning the first edition of this World Cup. Batting first, England had set a target of 69 runs in front of India and Team India achieved it by losing three wickets.
Under the leadership of Shefali Verma, the Indian team has won the ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup. India created history by defeating England by 7 wickets in the final on Sunday.
Let us tell you that this was the first edition of the Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup, in which India became the champion. The tournament was organized in South Africa. The title match was played in Potchefstroom. India got a target of just 69 runs, which the team achieved easily by losing 3 wickets in 14 overs.
🚨BCCI congratulates India Women's Under-19 team for T20 World Cup triumph, announces cash reward
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 29, 2023
Congratulations to Team India for winning the inaugural Under 19 Women’s T20 World Cup for Cricket! These talented young girls put up outstanding performance. These champions are an inspiration for our youth, especially the girls. The historic win has made India proud.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 29, 2023
Congratulations to the Indian Team for a special win at the @ICC #U19T20WorldCup. They have played excellent cricket and their success will inspire several upcoming cricketers. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavours. https://t.co/BBn5M9abHp
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 29, 2023
India’s chase of the target did not get off to a good start. Shafali became the victim of Hannah Baker after scoring 15 runs in 11 balls. He handed a catch to Alexa Stonehouse in the third over. Opener Shweta Sehrawat contributed 5 runs in 6 balls. He was sent to the pavilion by Grace Scrivens in the fourth over. Soumya Tiwari and Gongdi Trisha took charge after two wickets fell on the score of 20. Both made an important partnership of 44 runs for the third wicket. Trisha was bowled in the 13th over. Stonehouse lures him into his trap.
He played an inning of 24 runs in 29 balls with the help of 3 fours. Soumya scored an unbeaten 24 in 37 balls with the help of three fours. He scored the winning runs. At the same time, Harshita Basu returned unbeaten without scoring any runs.
India’s journey in the Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup: –
1. beat South Africa by seven wickets (group match)
2. 122-run win against UAE (Group match)
3. beat Scotland by 83 runs (group match)
4. Defeat by 7 wickets against Australia
5. Beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets
6. Defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the semi-finals
7. India beat England by 7 wickets in the final