Team India had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup. Team India may have been out of this tournament but there is still hope alive for India. India can still win an award in this tournament. But it will be decided only after the final match. Team India’s all-rounder Richa Ghosh has performed brilliantly in the Women’s T20 World Cup. In such a situation, he has been placed in the list of nine players selected for the Player of the Tournament by the ICC. He is the only Indian player in this list. In such a situation, they have a great chance to win this trophy.
World Cup performance
Right-handed batsman Richa Ghosh has scored 136 runs in the World Cup at an average of 68. India reached the semi-finals and lost to defending champions Australia. The India youngster scored two 40-plus scores in South Africa, including an unbeaten 47 against England that took India close to victory. Ghosh was dismissed only twice in five innings and scored at a strike rate of over 130.
These players got a chance
Other players selected for Player of the Tournament include three from Australia, two each from England and South Africa and one from the West Indies. Cricket fans across the globe will get a chance to vote which will decide the winner. The three Australian players are Meg Lanning (139 runs), Alyssa Healy (171 runs) and Ash Gardner (81 runs and nine wickets). Nat Shiver Brunt (216 runs and three catches) and Sophie Ecclestone (11 wickets) from England, while Laura Wolvaardt (169 runs) and Tazmeen Brits (176 runs and six catches) from South Africa are in the fray. West Indies captain Hayley Mathews (130 runs, four wickets and four catches) is the ninth player in the list.
Will decide after the final
The final match of the Women’s T20 World Cup will be played between South Africa and Australia on Sunday. The player of the tournament will be decided only after this match. To vote for your favorite player, you have to visit the ICC website. The Player of the Tournament can be selected for this tournament by visiting the website.
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