The 3rd Women T20I match of series played yesterday between India Women and South Africa Women at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. In which India Women defeated South Africa Women by 9 wickets.
Indian Women won the toss and invited South African Women to bat first, South Africa Women batted first scored just 112 runs after losing 7 wickets in 20 overs. South Africa Women started very badly, Sune Luus scored 28 runs in 25 balls, Lara Goodall played an unbeaten inning of 25 runs in 17 balls, Faye Tunnicliffe 18 runs in 35 balls, Sinaloa Jafta 16 runs in 9 balls, Lizelle Lee 12 runs in 14 balls, apart from this no batsman could touch figure out of 10, Nadine de Klerk 9 runs in 12 balls, Nondumiso Shangase 2 runs in 3 balls, Anne Bosch and Laura Wolvaardt dismissed without scoring. In this way, South Africa Women batted first after losing the toss scored just 112 runs after losing 7 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 113 runs in front of India Women.
India Women Women bowlers performed brilliantly Rajeshwari Gayakwad took 3 wickets just for 9 runs with a maiden over in his spell, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Deepti Sharma, and Simran Bahadur got 1-1 wicket.
India Women chasing 113 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in 11 overs and won the match by 9 wickets. India Women started brilliantly, Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 96 runs, the first wicket fell in 96 runs, Shafali Verma dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 60 runs with the help of 5 sixes and 7 boundaries in just 30 balls, next batsman Harleen Deol came to bat, and she remains unbeaten after scoring 4 runs in 8 balls with Smriti Mandhana, and Smriti Mandhana played a brilliant unbeaten quick victory inning of 48 runs with the help of 9 boundaries in just 28 balls. In this way, India Women Women chasing 113 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in 11 overs and won the match by 9 wickets.
India Women bowler Rajeshwari Gayakwad selected for Man of the Match, she performed brilliantly took 3 wickets just for 9 runs with a maiden over in his spell.