Indonesia qualified for its maiden ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, with Indonesia as its latest participant in the inaugural edition of the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa next year.
Their thrilling win over Papua New Guinea:-
Their thrilling win over Papua New Guinea helped Indonesian women qualify for next year’s T20 World Cup.
Eighteen-year-old bowler Ayu Kurniartini had nerves of steel as she went into the final over with PNG needing just two runs to win.
Kurniartini took two wickets in the first two balls of the over and closed the game, helping his team reach their first ICC World Cup at any level.
Indonesian captain Vesikaratna Davy was elated with the result and was eyeing the future.
Davy said, “I am very happy and proud of the team. I can’t believe we have reached this point, but now we are determined to make the whole of Indonesia proud of our success in the World Cup.” “
Both the teams put on a show in the best-of-three event, with PNG’s Dika Lohia winning both the Best Bowler and Player of the Tournament.
His match-winning five-wicket haul was backed by an unbeaten 25 in a successful run chase, with 5/8 in Game 2.
Your vision of developing an ‘Indonesia game’:-
Perstuan Cricket Indonesia (PCI) has certainly taken a major step towards fulfilling its vision of developing ‘an Indonesian sport that unites the country through international success that creates national pride’.
PCI Acting President Abhiram Singh Yadav said, “We have worked very hard to reach this position and this is a new milestone for women’s sport in Indonesia.
I can’t wait to showcase my unique Indonesian style and culture with the rest of the world in South Africa.”
ICC Tournament Director Rob Gom said: “The exciting conclusion to the event concluded a wonderful week in Bali, Indonesia.
Which featured the best performance of women’s cricket in the East Asia-Pacific region. I am confident that this experience will lead to the development of PNG, and I wish Indonesia all the best for the World Cup in South Africa.
The Summary Score:-
- Match 1
- Indonesia 105/9 (20) beat Papua New Guinea by 37 runs on 68 runs (17.3)
2. Match 2
- Papua New Guinea 72/6 (18.5) beat Indonesia 69/9 (20) by four wickets
3. Match 3
- Indonesia 89/8 (20) beat Papua New Guinea 87 all out (19.2) by two runs.