Driven by Laura Wolvaardt’s unbeaten 71, South Africa traveled to an agreeable 9-wicket win in the second one-day global against West Indies, on Friday (September 10). The triumph in Antigua was, in any case, set up by the bowlers, who packaged out the hosts for 120 after West Indies had picked to bat.
Veteran pacer Marizanne Kapp guaranteed the hosts never wound up in an agreeable position, striking in her first finished, catching Hayley Matthews leg-previously. In her first spell, she likewise proceeded to pack the wickets of Kyshona Knight and Deandra Dottin, to leave West Indies reeling at 18 for 3 in the twelfth over. Cheadon Nation was careful from the get-go, and even as she hit just a single limit in her 52-ball stay at the wrinkle, she restored their innings momentarily in the organization of wicketkeeper Kycia Knight.
Both the players, nonetheless, were before long excused by Sune Luus; Nation bowled and Kycia caught legbefore, to trigger a breakdown. Shabika Gajnabi and Qiana Joseph sewed a 28-run represent the 6th wicket before the previous was deceived and puzzled perfectly by Trisha Chetty off Dane van Niekerk.
The South African captain was parsimonious with her profits, bowling five ladies, and even proceeded to pick one more wicket when Chinelle Henry was bowled for a seven-ball duck. She got done with figures of 2 for 14 from her 10-over spell. The lower request opposed for a genuinely significant time-frame, yet without adding a lot to the scoreboard. Ayabonga Khaka got two wickets and Karishma Ramharak observed herself to be shy of the wrinkle to an immediate hit by substitute defender Tazmin Brits as West Indies in the long run collapsed up in 44.2 overs.
Pursuing a low score, South Africa ended up in little difficulty even as opener Lizelle Lee fell for 18, in the eighth over. She had established the early rhythm with four limits on which Wolvaardt continued. The 22-year-old picked the speed of her innings as she moved along in the organization of a guaranteed Laura Goodall.
None of the West Indian bowlers could do what’s needed to pick a wicket or even keep the scoring rate in charge. Wolvaardt stroked 8 limits in transit her twentieth ODI fifty. The unbeaten 86-run association for the subsequent wicket helped South Africa journey easily to triumph, with 146 balls to save.
Brief Scores: West Indies 120 in 44.2 overs (Kycia Knight 22, Qiana Joseph 21; Marizanne Kapp 3-24, Ayabonga Khaka 2-13) lost to South Africa 121/1 in 25.4 overs (Laura Wolvaardt 71*, Laura Goodall 25*) by 9 wickets