Cricket

Aus win women's T20 crown

2012-10-07 14:29
Jess Cameron (AP)

Colombo - Australia defended their World Twenty20 women's title with a four-run win over England in the final in Colombo on Sunday.

Australia, who scored 142-4 after being sent in to bat, restricted England to 138-9 at the Premadasa stadium.

The men's final between the West Indies and hosts Sri Lanka will be played at the same venue later on Sunday.

Brief scores:

Australia 142-4 (Jess Cameron 45, Alyssa Healy 26, Meg Lanning 25; Holly Colvin 2-21) def. England 138-9 (Charlotte Edwards 28; Jess Jonassen 3-25, Lisa Sthalekar 2-16)

Read more on:    cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Cricket South Africa has banned Gulam Bodi for 20 years after his conviction for match-fixing. Does the punishment amount to no more than a slap on the wrist for an already retired cricketer?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.