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Women's T20 WC Final: Australia defeat S. Africa by 19 runs, win 6th title

Australia win women's T20 World Cup for record sixth time with 19-run win over hosts South Africa in final

Australia beat South Africa to lift the Women's T20 World Cup 2023. Photoi: Australia Women Cricket Team
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Australia beat South Africa to lift the Women's T20 World Cup 2023. Photoi: Australia Women Cricket Team

Press Trust of India
Australia made it a hat-trick of women's T20 World Cup titles with a 19-run victory over South Africa as Beth Mooney's 74-run knock proved pivotal to their record sixth trophy win here Sunday.
 
Australia's previous victories came in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020.
 
Set a target of 157 for victory, South Africa were restricted to 137 for six as their hopes of lifting the trophy on their maiden appearance in the final went up in smoke.
 
The Proteas opener Laura Wolvaardt kept the match alive till she was around, but her dismissal at 61 (48 balls) in the 17th

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First Published: Feb 26 2023 | 9:52 PM IST

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