ICC Women's World Twenty20: Charlotte Edwards up for Australia final
Charlotte Edwards has denied that revenge will motivate England against Australia on Sunday.
Last Updated: 06/04/14 10:09am
England ensured a re-match of the last World Twenty20 decider with a comfortable nine-wicket semi-final win over South Africa in Dhaka.
Australia pipped England by just four runs to take the title two years ago, but Edwards does not believe the pain of that defeat will concern her side.
"No, not at all. Everyone is saying it is about revenge but it's not at all," Edwards said at the on-field post-match press conference.
"We are preparing ourselves now for a good performance and if we do that we're quite capable of winning."
Since the last World Twenty20, England have won back-to-back Ashes series against their biggest rivals.
The latest of those success was completed only in January, when England wrapped up the multi-format series with a wide-margin win in the opening Twenty20 fixture in Hobart.
While two defeats followed in the remaining dead-rubber games, Edwards is hopeful of continuing their winning form against the Australians.
"We've had two outstanding Ashes series over the last six months which have been some of the best cricket I've played in in my career," Edwards said.
"Hopefully Sunday is going to be more of the same."
England were never troubled after South Africa were bowled out for 101 - they were helped by their fielding as they managed to complete five run outs.
"The team played exceptionally well today - it's the kind of performance you want in a semi-final," Edwards added.
"We want to keep that going now and keep that momentum. It's all about putting that big performance in now on Sunday."