Christchurch: The Women's World Cup 2000 scene was hotting up with the arrival of overwhelming favourites Australia in the Kiwi land. The Australians, however, underplayed their superiority as they set foot to defend their title.Captain Belinda Clark and coach John Harmer were modest about the Aussie chances as the team left for Dunedin to play practice matches over the weekend.The games would be competitive and could swing very quickly was the general assessment of the Aussie coach and captain. While stating that the Australians would be favourites to win the title, the Aussie captain said that she also did not rule out the possibility of New Zealand, India and England having a go at the crown.The defending champions will open their campaign against the hosts at Christchurch on the inaugural day on November 29.
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