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Kaur’s 171 leads India past Australia, into World Cup final

Harmanpreet Kaur helps India beat Australia to reach Final.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India stunned defending champions Australia by 36 runs to secure a spot in the Women’s World Cup final after an undefeated 171 by Harmanpreet Kaur provided the platform for victory on Thursday (20). With their first win over six-time champions Australia in World Cup knockout cricket, India will now play tournament hosts England in the sold-out Lord’s final on Sunday (23). “Harman’s innings was exceptional and the bowlers have done really well. Winning a semi-final against Australia is a huge achievement,” said India skipper Mithali Raj. Australia, set 282 to win and what would have been a record World Cup chase if successful, got off…

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