Women’s T20 World Cup- First Semi final was abandoned due to heavy rain, India reached final washing out England Semi

On Thursday first semifinals of Women’s T20 World Cup is to be held at Sydney between India and England.  Due to heavy rain match abandoned and India for the first time progressed into Women’s T20 World Cup decider where as England were sent home without taking to the field.

India automatically entered for Sunday’s showpiece which is to be held at Melbourne as Group A winners.

At the SCG the play meant to start at 15.00 local time but before that only persistent rain forced them to delay and later to clash off the final four at 16:08.

India were three time semi finalists and now will be facing either South Africa or hosts Australia in the final of the T20.

Thursday’s second semifinals for Group B is also doubtful due to amid weather and it would be washed out setting Proteas as Group B winners in advance.