Clinical Aussies make the World Cup final: CWC semi-final talking points

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There are now just three teams left in the ICC Women’s ODI World Cup after Australia booked their place in the final with an emphatic 157 run win over the West Indies.

This was an important win for the Australian women for historical reasons. Whilst there are plenty of new faces in the squad, some players will remember the 2016 T20 World Cup final where the West Indies beat Australia to become world champions. It was only the second time that the West Indies had beaten Australia and has been a match which has pushed this Australian team to continue to improve.

World Cup talking points: Ashleigh Gardner doesn’t miss a beat as Australia win three from three

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Leading into Sunday’s ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup match, the New Zealand White Ferns had not defeated the Australian women’s cricket team since early 2017. And that didn’t change.

A 12-game winning streak became 13 with the Aussie women dominating the White Ferns, beating them by 141 runs in front of their home crowd.

IWD 2022: Plenty to celebrate in women’s sport but still so far to go

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Today is International Women’s Day; an important occasion which gives people across the world to celebrate global achievements and take the opportunity to push for change.

When I look back at what has occurred across the sporting landscape over the last decade, I reflect on how much there is to celebrate.

WWC Talking Points: Australia wins first World Cup match and King pays tribute to ‘the King’

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The Australian Women’s Cricket team has started its ICC Women’s World Cup campaign with a 12-run victory over the reigning champions, England.

Host nation New Zealand’s loss by three runs to the West Indies on the opening day of the tournament showed that nothing is certain and that countries like the West Indies and Pakistan should not be underestimated.

Despite struggling to take wickets early, Australia will take the victory and look ahead to their next game against Pakistan on Tuesday, whilst England will play the West Indies on Wednesday.