India beat Australia by 17 and then Bangladesh by 18 runs in the first match of the tournament.
In the Women's World Cup, the Indian team won only 1 out of 3 matches against New Zealand.
The match will be played in Melbourne from 9.30 am live on Star Sports Network and Hotstar
Dainik BhaskarFeb 26, 2020, 10:16 AM IST Sports Desk. In the Women's T20 World Cup being played in Australia, India will face New Zealand in Melbourne on Thursday. The Indian team topped Group-A with 4 points after winning both their matches. If Team India wins this match, then their place in the semi-finals will be confirmed. India defeated Australia 17 and then Bangladesh by 18 runs in the first match. At the same time, this is the second match of New Zealand. He is second in the group, winning the first match against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets.
The head-to-head Indian women's team has played 11 T20s against New Zealand so far. India won only 3 times in this, while the Kiwi team has won 8 matches. These two teams have come face to face in the World Cup 3 times so far. In this, India won 1 match, while in 2 they have lost.
Pitch and weather report: Melbourne's temperature is likely to be between 13 and 21 degrees Celsius on Thursday. The sky will be cloudy. There is no possibility of rain. The pitch will help the batsmen. The team that wins the toss will want to bat first.
Total on-field T20: 4
Team batting first won: 2
First bowling team wins: 2
Average Score in First Innings: 145
Average score in second innings: 140
India has not been the champion yet. T20 World Cup has been done so far. India has not reached the final even once, while Australia has won the title 4 times at most. India has reached the semi-finals 3 times (2009, 2010, 2018). The last time he lost to England in the semi-finals.
India: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Shefali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemima Rodriguez, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Tania Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gaekwad, Harleen Deol, Richa Ghosh, Pooja Varma Radha Yadav
New Zealand: Sophie Devine (Captain), Rosemary Marr, Suzy Bates, Lauren Downs, Meddy Green, Holly Hudlation, Hayley Jensen, Lag Kasparek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Katie Martin, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Rachel Priest and Lee Tahuhu.