With the visitors closing in on Australia's total of 138, Schutt claimed the vital wickets of Katey Martin and Suzie Bates in the 18th over to leave the Kiwis struggling at 105-5.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Poonam Yadav lone Indian in team of tournament dominated by champions Australia
Five players from Australia's victorious team made the side of the tournament. Defending champions Australia claimed their fifth title following an 85-run triumph over first-time finalists India on Sunday in Melbourne.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Australia show why they are the numero uno side with fifth title triumph
Australia's exceptional win and their domination of the women's game is a testimony to the kind of talent at their disposal and the supreme skill levels of their players.
India vs Australia, Highlights, ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Final, Full Cricket Score: Australia win fifth world T20 title
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: India aim to handle big match pressure against habitual winners Australia, lift maiden trophy
The Indian women's team will have to overcome big match pressure as it aims to exorcise the ghosts of the past in the T20 World Cup final against habitual winners Australia in front of a record crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Smriti Mandhana vs Megan Schutt and other player battles ahead of India-Australia final
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Verma have got me covered, concedes Australian pacer Megan Schutt ahead of final
Schutt, who took a crucial 2/17 in Australia's five-run win over South Africa in the rain-hit semifinal on Thursday, has still not recovered from the drubbing she got at the hands of Verma in the tournament-opener.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: India's Jemimah Rodrigues says opening clash against Australia will be one of the most important in her career
India top-order batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues is raring to go at the T20 World Cup starting on 21 February and feels that the opening match against Australia will be one of the most important games of her career.
Highlights, Women's T20I tri-series 2020 Final, India vs Australia at Melbourne, Full Cricket Score: Meg Lanning and Co secure 11-run win
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Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav drop one rung in ICC T20I bowlers rankings; India hold on to fourth spot
India continued to hold on to the fourth position in the ICC Women's T20I Team Ranking.
Schutt (3/24) became the first Australian women to claim a hat-trick in ODIs. Her feat enabled Australia women to bowl out West Indies women for a paltry 180.
Australia's Meg Lanning surpasses Karen Rolton to become country's leading run-scorer across all formats
Lanning has 6233 runs under her name including all formats. She had 185 runs in four Test matches. In the limited-overs, she had 3555 runs in ODIs while in T20Is she scored 2493 runs.
Smriti Mandhana occupies the the third spot in the batting chart with 698 points behind New Zealand's Suzie Bates (767 points) and West Indies' Deandra Dottin (725 points).
Harmanpreet Kaur leaps to third position in ICC T20I batswoman rankings; Smriti Mandhana jumps to 10th spot
Harmanpreet Kaur, who was the second highest run-getter in the recently concluded Women's World T20, after Australia opener Alyssa Healy, has gained three slots to reach the third position.
With an eye on growing this wave, the BCCI is hosting the T20 Challenge to provide the women's game a platform alongside its most popular tournament
Australia women dished out a clinical performance to notch up a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England women in an inconsequential T20 game of the tri-series in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Women's T20I Tri-series: India knocked out after losing third match on the trot; Australia to play England in finals
Australia set India a challenging target of 186 for five with the help of twin half centuries by Beth Mooney and Elyse Villani. They then restricted the hosts to 150 for 5 in 20 overs.
Highlights, India vs Australia, Women's T20I Tri-nation series, 4th T20I at Mumbai, Full Cricket Score: Hosts trounced by 36 runs
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Women's T20I Tri-series: India lose first match but leading bowler Jhulan Goswami's confident return bodes well for future
The Indian bowlers have looked lost in the series before, and it will be a huge help to have their shepherd and savant, Jhulan Goswami, back.
Highlights India vs Australia 1st T20I at Mumbai, Women's Tri-nation series, Full Cricket Score: Visitors win by 6 wickets
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