Australia defeated India by seven wickets to hand Shefali Verma's side their first defeat in the U-19 Womens World Cup in South Africa. India were bundled out for 87 runs. Only three batters recorded double-digit scores for India with Shweta Sehrawat top scoring with 21 runs from 29 balls. Sianna Ginger was among the pick of the wickets for Australia with figures 3/13 in 4 overs.
In response Australia made light work of the Indian bowling chasing down the target with six overs to spare losing only three wickets in the chase.
Both teams have qualified for the semi-finals with Australia topping the group and India second. India will now play England in the semi-final while Australia will play their Trans Tasman neighbours New Zealand.
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