Australia Women's Team Eyeing To 'Reclaim' World Cup In 2021

Australia Women’s Team Eyeing To ‘Reclaim’ World Cup In 2021

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Australia women’s team have been the most successful side in the 50-Over World Cup with six titles to their name. However, they are looking to add one more to the tally, to reclaim it in the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup, slated to get underway between February to March next year.

Australia women’s team captain Meg Lenning recently led the side to the T20 World Cup triumph and is anticipating the marquee event to get underway as per schedule even as the world has been hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Australia will be ‘ready to go’ for the 2021 World Cup: Meg Lanning

“At this stage, we anticipate the World Cup to go ahead as scheduled (early next year) but have to wait and see how that plays out,” she said via video conference.

“We’ve got a plan in place for what it looks like but also fully understanding things can change pretty quick.”

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“The group we’ve got, we’ve played a lot of cricket together over a long period of time and if it (the coronavirus) means we’ve only got a short time to prepare and get ready (for the World Cup), I’ve got no doubt we’ll be able to do that. We’ll be ready to go.”

England are the current champions in the 50-over World Cup. They are also the second most successful team in the marquee event with four titles to their name.