The Australian men’s team might have suffered a difficult season but the Aussie Women outclassed West Indies to clinch their 6th World Cup trophy, winning by 114 runs in the finals of the World Cup at Mumbai.
Winning the toss and batting first, the Aussie line-up started well and dominated the Windies bowlers with opener Haynes scoring 52 whereas No. 3 Cameron contributing 75 with the bat to drive Australia to a mammoth 259 for 7 in the allotted 50 overs. For West Indies Quintyne took 3 wickets and recorded the best economy giving away 27 runs in 10 overs.
Playing in their first World Cup final, Windies crumbled as their batters failed could not convert starts to big scores. Skipper Aguilleira topped with 23 runs. West Indies needed to score maximum runs against the Aussie bowling line-up as the champs have conceded a maximum of 227 runs against them. 17 teen year old leg spinner Perry took 3 scalps giving away just 19 runs off her 10 overs. West Indies were wrapped up for 145 inside 44 overs.
The Brabourne rose for the 6th time champs Australia as Cameron collected the woman of the match honors. Australia had won 6 of their 7 games in the tournament with the lone loss by just 8 runs. The winners outplayed West Indies in all the departments of the game and being crowned the champs for the ICC World Cup 2012/13.