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India-Australia final witnesses highest attendance for women's cricket match globally

PTI
Published : Mar 9, 2020, 12:36 pm IST
Updated : Mar 9, 2020, 12:36 pm IST

The final also witnessed the highest attendance for a women's sporting event in Australia.

Cricket fans watch the live broadcast of the womens World Cup cricket final Twenty20 match  between Australia and India in an electronics shop (AFP)
 Cricket fans watch the live broadcast of the womens World Cup cricket final Twenty20 match between Australia and India in an electronics shop (AFP)

New Delhi: International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup final between India and Australia witnessed the highest attendance for women's cricket globally on Sunday.

86,174 people attended the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The final also witnessed the highest attendance for a women's sporting event in Australia.

 

In the final, Australia displayed an all-round performance to defeat India by 85 runs to win its fifth Women's T20 World Cup title. Before this edition, Australia had won the tournament in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2018.

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