It’s all or nothing for Australia and India in the World Cup final with a potential world record crowd set to fill the stands.
Aussie ready for final
Welcome to our live coverage of the T20 women’s world cup final between Australia and India at the MCG.
Australia have reigned supreme in the T20 landscape having won four of the past five World Cups. They’ll look to claim number five when they square off against India at the MCG on Sunday night.
A potentially record breaking crowd is expected to pack the stands at the stadium as the two sides battle for ultimate glory.
The game is set to get underway from 6pm (AEDT).
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Record awaits Final showdown
Ticket sales for the Twenty20 World Cup final have passed 80,000, putting the world record attendance at a women’s sporting match within reach. Organisers are hoping to fill the MCG on Sunday and top the 90,185 people that watched the 1999 women’s soccer World Cup in California.
With Australia securing their spot in a home final against major drawcards India, it has given promoters a dream game.
There is also the added interest of American pop star Katy Perry performing before and after the match.
The contest is now almost certain surpass the biggest attendance at a women’s cricket match.
A crowd of 80,000 watched Australia defeat New Zealand in the 1997 the one-day World Cup final.
The highly-anticipated clash on Sunday will smash the highest crowd for a stand- alone women’s match in Australia.
That was achieved last year when 53,034 people watched the Crows defeat Carlton in the AFLW grand final at the Adelaide Oval.
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