Women’s WC: Australian captain Meg Lanning that the team can improve their pitch.© AFP
Australia captain Meg Lanning expressed delight and said they needed to play better after her side beat India by six wickets in the final horror of the 2022 World Cup ICC Women’s Cricket Tournament at Eden Park on Saturday. Meg Lanning played a brilliant shot of 97 while opener Alyssa Healy laid the groundwork for Australia’s quick 72nd win. Meg Lanning believes her side need to do better in their next match of the tournament and added that Australia need to improve the pitch as well.
“They have a world-class team with some real match winners, half way it’s almost comparable. We feel very comfortable with that because it’s a goal breaker. To come up with a win against a great team is really great for the group. Something we can do. improve on the pitch too, we’re a bit of a touch that puts us under pressure. It’s fun to keep winning and we want to be better in every game, “said Meg Lanning.
“We’re going to win today but we have a lot of things to work on. It’s also hard to see the ground, it took some time to adjust, we finally got there. Very unique, the pockets are also big, a lot of reasons in New Zealand, have to adjust ourselves as fast as we can. We know that we have controlled it. Some boundaries will break its back, “he added.
Beth Mooney joined Lanning in the fold and made sure Australia didn’t lose their composure in the face of death. Chase became tough when Lanning dropped 3 late from his century at the end of the second but Beth Mooney with ice in her veins canceled the game for Australia in the final.
“The months [Mooney] go in and release the pressure from me, I get some boundaries. Healy and Haynes started us off great, gave us a platform and we finished it off. It’s fun to see Healy perform so well, you can tell from the first ball he faces today, he looks like manure in his face, ”Meg Lanning said.
Australia, who are currently unbeaten in the 2022 World Cup, now qualify for the semi -finals with five wins.
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