Close final expected between Australia, England

Women’s T20 World Cup

The two captains, Australia’s Meg Lanning (left) and England’s Heather Knight pose with the Women’s T20 world Cup trophy ahead of today’s clash

A rivalry that dates back as far as cricket itself will unfold once more as Australia and England clash in the final of the renamed Women’s T20 World Cup at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua tonight.

Both teams have won the tournament, Australia three times and England once. Head to head they’ve played each other 31 times in the format with England having the upper hand with 17 wins and as such, their captain, Heather Knight suggests it will be a close contest once again.

“You can’t really ignore the old rivalry, probably the two best teams in the world historically over the last two years and we had some amazing games of cricket recently with the Ashes series and T20 series which we won 2-1 so all history suggests it’s going to be a really tight game and another brilliant game of women’s cricket.” Knight said….

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