The International Cricket Council (ICC) commended Australia on Monday for being the first nation to ever win the women’s cricket gold medal at the Commonwealth Games by defeating India in a thrilling final game. CEO of the CommonWealth Games Geoff Allardice referred to it as his “Final Superb Advert For Women’s Game.”
Australia thus defeated India in an exciting final match in Birmingham 2022 to win the first-ever gold medal in women’s cricket at the Commonwealth Games, as acknowledged by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In a close game, Australia defeated India by nine runs. India was poised to execute a sensational run chase. Australia finished up their innings by bowling them for 152 runs with three deliveries remaining.
So in a statement, ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice congratulated Australia for winning the first-ever gold medal in women’s cricket at the Commonwealth Games. The best players in the world had a great ten days of action at Edgbaston thanks to the sold-out fans. Fans flocked to watch some exciting matches and top-notch cricket from all eight competing nations. Including the title game, which was a particularly outstanding illustration of the women’s game. As a result, every game has seemed like it is being played at home.
“I’d like to thank Birmingham 2022 and the Commonwealth Games Federation for allowing cricket to be a part of a multi-sport Games,” he concluded. Both the athletes and the match officials had a great time.
Due to Mooney’s 61-run performance, Australia’s captain Meg Lanning decided to bat first and amassed 161/8. Renuka Singh and Sneh Rana both returned with two wickets for India.
India was in the lead in the search for 162 due to Jemimah Rodrigues and Harmanpreet Kaur, who were both playing well. So after going from 118/2 to 152 all out, the team ultimately lost, and Australia prevailed.
Harmanpreet Singh, the captain of the Indian team, scored the most runs with 65.
After defeating England earlier in the day, New Zealand won the bronze medal in women’s cricket on Sunday.