Alyssa Healy Australia Sarah Taylor England Women
Alyssa Healy and Sarah Taylor are two players to watch out for in the women's World T20 semifinal between Australia and EnglandReuters

The old rivalry is renewed in the semifinals of the ICC Women's World T20 2016, when England play Australia. The match at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi is one that is really hard to call, with both teams capable of coming away with a win and moving into the final.

While there are no clear favourites going into this first women's semifinal, Australia do have a couple of things going their way. They have beaten England in the last two World T20s – both in the final – which gives them the psychological edge. The Southern Stars have also played two group games in Delhi, while England are yet to play at the Kotla.

That gives the Aussie women a distinct advantage, as they will be better in tune with the conditions, which could prove to be the difference between victory and defeat.

"I think it maybe gives them a bit of an advantage, the conditions have been very different in the game we have played in different venues, so that is a bit of inside info for them," England opener Tammy Beaumont told ECB's official website.

"But we have had a good look at the pitch, we have had a good look at the games played here so we have got a good enough idea of what the pitch and conditions are going to be like."

Neither team have played consistently convincing cricket coming into this semifinal. England might have won all four of their Super 10 matches to qualify as the group winners, but their wins over India and the West Indies were far from convincing, and on another day could have gone the other way.

The Australia Women, who are the defending champions, started with a laboured win over South Africa, before suffering a defeat to New Zealand – a loss which pushed them down to second in the group and set this semifinal up against England. They came back with two big wins over Sri Lanka and Ireland, but Meg Lanning and co. will know England Women are a completely different prospect.

"England are unbeaten in this tournament and finished on top, while we finished second," Australia women's team skipper Lanning was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia's official website. "It's difficult to say who is the favourite, in World Cups our matches against England are always close and a very tough contest.

"We always look forward to playing against England because of the rivalry that's been built up over a long period of time."

Where to Watch Live

The Women's World T20 semifinal between Australia and England is scheduled for a 2.30 p.m. IST (9 a.m. GMT, 10 a.m. BST, 4 a.m. ET) start. Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports HD3 will broadcast the match live on TV screens in India and the rest of the subcontinent. Viewers in India can also watch the WT20 match in Delhi by live streaming online on Starsports online and Hotstar.

Fox Sports will show the match live in Australia, while the live streaming option is on FoxtelSky Sports 2 will show the match live in the UK , while the live stream option is on Sky Go and Watch Sky Sports.

Audience in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa can watch the World T20 semifinal action live on SuperSport, with the online live stream option on SuperSport Live Video.

Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the WT20 action live on OSN Sports Cricket HD. The online live stream option for the match is on OSN Play. Viewers in New Zealand will be able watch the match live on Sky Sport and Sky Go NZ

Willow TV will broadcast Australia Women vs England Women live in the US and Canada, while all the action can also be live streamed on Willow TV Online.

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