Match Details

AUSW vs ENGW Final, Women's WC 2022

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ENGW
285-1043.4
Australia Women won by 71 runs 🏆
AUSW
50.0356-5
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41st Over:
4
2
0
1
2
1
 
= 10
42nd Over:
1
0
1
1
2
1
 
= 6
Last Over:
1
2
W
1
1
0
 
= 5
This Over:
4
1
0
W
 
= 5
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Player of the Match

Alyssa Healy
170(138)
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P'ship : 7(7)
Last Wkt :   Charlie Dean 21(24)
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So that's it from the ICC Women's World cup 2022. I hope you enjoyed our coverage throughout the tournament. Ninaad Dixit here, signing off on behalf of my co-commentators Akshay Bhide, Anirudh Modi and our scorer Ashok Daima. Stay tuned for more coverage from across the globe! Stay safe and take care!
Meg Lanning receives the World Cup Trophy and celebrations begin. Time for a team photograph. We can say that this is the 'Best Women's Cricket Team in the World.' 
Meg Lanning | Australia Captain: "Absolutely, I think we have been extremely consistent over a long period of time. To come out and perform this way throughout the whole tournament is amazing and I believe we deserved this victory today. We came with a squad mentality, we have had a number of players contributing, young players coming in and performing well, off the field we had an amazing support staff to get where we are today. Healy's innings was incredible, to do it in a world cup final, I'm not surprised she has done this before. She set the base very nicely, and we have had talks like this to lay down a platform for the middle order to explode and that's what happened. Nat Sciver played a very special innings and on any other day they would have won and England are an incredible team. Big shoutout to Darcie Brown to come in and lift the team but injuries are unfortunately a part of sport and we have been able to rise from it. We will celebrate this one for sure, it's important to look back and remember how we came through, to be able to get to the end of this block, it's been a tough period and we are proud to say we are world cup champions. Thank you to England, you played really well. Thank you New Zealand for setting up this tournament. Thank you to our support staff it wasn't possible without you and well done to the team and many more to come hopefully."
The Australian team receive their winner's medals! 
Heather Knight | England Captain: "I think it was a 50-50 decision at the toss but it was a bowl first. Credit goes to Australia to bring out a performance like that in a World cup final. That was a remarkable innings, which was not a pleasure to watch but one of the best innings I have ever seen live. It was an amazing wicket, very hard to defend and if we kept them just about 300 then we probably would have a good chance of winning the game. It was a remarkable and unbelievable knock from Nat. Her skill against spin and seam, playing all around the ground. If we had someone to play alongside her and take some risks looking at the total. Building big partnerships is something Australia do regularly and we need to learn it from them, they really take the game away from the opposition. I am super proud of the group how they managed to turn things around, the players and the staff. Yes we have Commonwealth Games at home and the T20 World cup. I think some of the players have been outstanding in the tournament, special mention to Sophie Ecclestone, the leading wicket taker in the cup. Seeing the younger players perform give me immense pleasure. Its been a three-month long tour and the staff has kept us going, lovely to see a big crowd here tonight."
The England team receives their medals from the jury.
Alyssa Healy | Player of the Match and Player of the Tournament: "I'm 32 and have seen it all (laughs). I think our team sets out to win games like these. So everyone is up and ready to go the extra yard to perform at the biggest stage and I'm really grateful for performing in the final. You probably couldn't ask for anything more. I'm really proud of the girls for the way we have batted in this competition. To put these many runs on the board is special and never in my wildest dreams, I would have thought of doing this in the final. The first 10 overs were crucial and both English bowlers were coming out hard with the new ball. So we decided to stay in the middle with the destructive middle order we have. I loved playing with Rach and happy with the performance. Rach did most of the work for us in the tournament and very pleased with the performance." 
Alyssa Healy is the Player of the Match. She is also the Player of the Tournament. 
Time for the final presentation of this year's World Cup. 
Rachael Haynes: "Yeah it was nice to contribute and get some runs, to start of well. Due to the nature of this tournament, you can get on a roll but most importantly it was nice to get the win today. Alyssa's style of play compliments me well but tonight was very special for her and very special for us to watch her play like this. It was a crucible moment for our group (2017), it did not go exactly to plan but to be able to have such a consistent style of play over a long tournament is really special."
Ellyse Perry: "Today was just wonderful to do what we did. It was amazing to watch, we had a wonderful crowd in. Its been a fantastic tournament for the game, the teams have played so hard and the way we finished the game today, from Australian perspective was just awesome. It was a bit touch and go (Perry not playing) but a huge credit goes to the medical staff in the last ten days to get me there. Someone had to miss out and Annabel is a really great mate of mine and missing out the game was very tough but from a personal perspective, it was a wonderful chance to be involved and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I did mark my run up when we got to the ground, it was a long shot. (Changes from 2017 and now) Just a change in attitude and mindset, we put ourselves in lots of different situations and it stood out for me in this tournament the way team has played and everything didn't go according to the plan at various junctures in the tournament but we always found our way through that and it reflects in the result."
Alana King: "I would have told people that they are joking if they told me I was going to be a world cup winner. I was always sticking to my process and it's all about sticking to what works for me. The batters will come out hard against me and it's about believing in myself. It's a big family. The moment I walked in, I was welcomed with open arms and that's the culture of the team. Welcoming someone fresh from the BBL is something great and thanks to everyone involved. Healy played a brilliant innings and that's the special thing about our top-order. They have been doing it and just loved to see their hunger to do it at the biggest stage." 
Alyssa Healy: "It was a special game of cricket, very high scoring. Something that we have been working towards for a long period of time and to finally get there is pretty cool. The job was half done, we knew the total was pretty good, their lineup was peaking at the right time and you never know what's going to happen. The bowlers were good, Sciver played a brilliant game and a very good game of cricket. When you are sent it to bat first, the objective is to put up a big total and we did that. Everyone's worked really hard for this, it's been a long wait of 5 years and we can just sit back and reflect what an amazing 3 months we have had on the road."
A blockbuster finish to the World cup as Australia beat their arch rivals England in a convincing manner to win their sixth World cup title! After posting a mammoth total of 356 for five in the first innings on the back of a magnificent century by opener Alyssa Healy (170 off 138) alongside useful contributions from Rachael Haynes (68 off 93) and Beth Mooney (62 off 47). Australia have bundled out England for 285 in the 44th over to seal the deal.

Number four batter and England's highest run scorer in this World cup edition, Natalie Sciver was the lone warrior as she scored an unbeaten 148 off 121 deliveries with fifteen fours and a six.

The England batting order failed and collapsed miserably as it was evident with the fact that the next best score was 27 off 26 by opener Tammy Beaumont. Excellent bowling spells from Alana King (3/64), Jess Jonassen (3/57) and first up by Megan Schutt in the first powerplay (2/42) made sure England kept losing wickets on regular intervals despite Sciver keeping guard and scoring runs at will from the other end.

It is a momentous occasion for Australia as they capture another World cup, stay tuned as we bring you the coverage from the middle with post match presentations and interviews.
43.4 J Jonassen to A Shrubsole
W In the air and taken. That's it and Australia win the World Cup 2022. The five-year master plan has done wonders for the team and they remain unbeaten throughout the tournament. It's their seventh World Cup and are the deserving winners. Coming to the ball, Jonassen tosses this up around off, Shrubsole dances down the track and looks to hit it straight back over the bowler's head but miscues it completely and Gardner from mid-off runs back and takes a fantastic catch. The Southern Stars beat England by 71 runs and are crowned champions. 
43.3 J Jonassen to A Shrubsole
0 Turning away outside off, Shrubsole cuts it straight to point. Dot ball.
43.2 J Jonassen to N Sciver
1 Tossed up on the stumps, Sciver takes it on full and slogs it towards deep mid wicket for a run.
43.1 J Jonassen to N Sciver
4 FOUR!!!! Jonassen from round the wicket bowls it flatter on the stumps, Sciver tries to work it in the leg side off the backfoot but gets an inside edge past the leg stump for a boundary.
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