WI-W vs SA-W 3rd ODI : Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt fifties help South Africa secure series win

WI-W vs SA-W 3rd ODI : Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt fifties help South Africa secure series win

WI-W vs SA-W 3rd ODI : Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt fifties help South Africa secure series win

Driven by half-hundreds of years from Laura Wolvaardt and Lizelle Lee, South Africa traveled to an agreeable 8-wicket win in the third One-Day International against West Indies, on Monday (September 13), and took a series-securing three-nil lead in the five-match series. The triumph, be that as it may, was set-up by the bowlers, who had packaged out the hosts for 157 at St Johns in Antigua, driven by Shabnim Ismail’s triple strike.

Choosing for bowl, South Africa’s new-ball pair of Ismail and Marizanne Kapp struck early, excusing Hayley Matthews and Chedean Nation inexpensively. While Matthews offered a return catch to Ismail, Nation was gotten by Dane van Niekerk. Nonetheless, Rashada Williams and Deandra Dottin drove the recovery with a consistent 77-run represent the third wicket before the previous was excused by Sune Luus.

Dottin attempted to guarantee that West Indies stay consistent in spite of the fall of the opener, however when Kycia Knight was caught legbefore by Luus in the 34th more than, a breakdown was set off. Ismail and Ayabonga Khaka snapped two wickets each to go through the center and the lower request. Dottin, the main player to hang out in West Indies’ innings, enlisted her twentieth ODI fifty preceding being excused gotten behind on 71.

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West Indies’ innings was in the long run enveloped with the penultimate over with Ismail running out Karishma Ramharak with an immediate hit

Accordingly, South Africa broke little perspiration in the pursuit, driven by an ordering show of batting by the openers – Lee and Wolvaardt. The last assumed the part of the assailant in the organization, striking six limits and caught up with working the ball around in holes in the 122-run stand. Pacer Shamila Connell and Ramharak bore the greater part brunt of their assault. Wolvaardt raised her 21st ODI fifty, and Lee took action accordingly before long to enroll her 22nd.

Left-arm seamer Qiana Joseph struck twice – excusing Wolvaardt and Luus one after another – however by then, at that point, the hosts were left with very little to safeguard. Van Niekerk was in no temperament to broaden the pursuit, and smacked a limit and a six in her run-a-ball 18 to help the guests go too far in the 37th over. Lee stayed unbeaten on a 120-ball 78, which included nine limits.

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Brief Scores: West Indies Women157 in 48.4 overs (Deandra Dottin 71, Rashada Williams 37; Shabnim Ismail 3-31, Ayabonga Khaka 2-22) lost to South Africa Women 158/2 in 36.4 overs (Lizelle Lee 78*, Laura Wolvaardt 53; Qiana Joseph 2-24) by 8 wickets

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