South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 8th match of the women’s world Twenty-20.
State Media of Pakistan Ptv Sports telecasting the entire event live.Earlier, batting first Sri Lankan women scored 99 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Shashikala Siriwardene was the highest scorer with 21 runs.
Shabnim Ismail took three wickets for South Africa. South Africa achieved the target for the loss of three wickets with nine balls spare. Marizanne Kapp and Dane Van Niekerk scored 38 and 33 runs respectively to earn for South Africa.
Earlier, in 7th match of the women’s world Twenty-20 debutant Kirstie Gordon took 3 for 16 as England women team beat Bangladesh by seven wickets on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.Batting first, Bangladesh scored 76 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in allotted 20 overs. Kirstie Gordon’s bowling restricted Bangladesh women’s squad to set up a big total.
In reply, England’s women side was at 64 for 3 in 10th over when rain stopped the play. Later, the English women won the game Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method by 7 wickets.