Smriti Mandhana failed to hit a six off the last ball from Harmanpreet Kaur as Melbourne Renegades won the match by four runs.
While Mandhana equals record, Sydney Thunders loses out to Harmanpreet's side on Wednesday
There will be a total of three teams participating in the tournament. Indian Superstars Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur will be leading the three sides.
The ICC also announced the ODI and T20I teams of the year, with New Zealand's Suzie Bates and India's Harmanpreet Kaur as respective captains.
India lost the match by eight wickets after posting a below-par total of 112 runs.
India cruised into the semi-finals with a 52-run defeat of Ireland at the Providence Stadium.
The win helped India enter the semi-finals for the third time in the tournament's history, and for the first time since 2010. India were the semi-finalists in the first two editions of the tournament, in 2009 and 2010, but failed to escape first round in the three subsequent editions.
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