In the ongoing South African women’s team tour to India, the home country lost the match by six wickets in the second T20I. With this win, South Africa registered a series clinching win in a last ball thriller.
India scored 158 in the 20 over match where Shefali Sharma and Richa Ghosh scored 40+ runs which helped the women’s team to put a decent target on the board. Chasing the score, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee smashed 70 off just 45 balls in a 159-run chase and Laura Wolvaardt remained unbeaten on 53 to seal the win for the visitors.
Dishing out a superb batting effort, the Indian women’s team couldn’t convert into the field when they walked into bowl. Played in Lucknow, two crucial partnerships helped South African create pressure on India and snatch the game from their hand in the last ball of the T20 match.
#TeamIndia put up a solid fight, but South Africa win the 2nd @Paytm #INDWvSAW T20I on the last ball & take an unassailable lead in the series. #TeamIndia will hope to win the final T20I and end the series on a high.
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) March 21, 2021
Next, the women’s team of India and South Africa will go up against each other in the third and final T20I with Proteas leading the series by 2-0!