Lizelle Lee’s rankling 75 and a dazzling 9-ball 33 not out from Laura Wolvaardt set up South Africa’s agreeable 50-run triumph in the second T20I against West Indies in Antigua. Put in to bat first, the guests posted an instructing 165 for 3 from their dispensed overs before Marizanne Kapp and Nonkululeko Mlaba went through the West Indies’ top-request to hold them to 115/8 in answer.
It was Dane van Niekerk who was outscoring her initial accomplice for the majority of the powerplay before Lee found a full go-around of limits off Aaliyah Alleyne to put their side 49/0 after the initial six. South Africa lost their captain before long, yet Lee continued tracking down the odd limit virtually every over until the sixteenth where she scammed Shakera Selman with a 4, 4 and 6.
Hayley Matthews shocked South Africa twice in the eighteenth over, taking out both the all around set players in about three conveyances, yet Woolvardt completed the innings with four consecutive sixes to push South Africa to their game dominating 165/3.
Matthews and Dottin both kicked off several limits each however Mlaba and Kapp struck with hardly a pause in between to leave West Indies reeling at 39 for 2 after the powerplay. South African pacers kept a tight cover on scoring from there on, and Mlaba received the benefits as she tidied up Kyshona Knight in her third over to lessen the hosts to 55 for 3 at the midway stage.
Having fallen currently behind the asking rate, West Indies lost two more to Kapp – including top-scorer Chedean Nation on 26 – by the beginning of the sixteenth over. Britney Cooper attempted to get up to speed when she hit three limits in the seventeenth over from Masabata Klaas however Ayabonga Khaka astonished her in the accompanying to run all of West Indies’ expectations of a fight against eminent loss win.