India women beat South Africa women in 5th T20I in Cape Town, win series 3-1

24 February 2018, 08:37 PM
India women beat South Africa women by 54 runs, clinch T20 series 3-1 (File Photo)
India women beat South Africa women by 54 runs, clinch T20 series 3-1 (File Photo)

Indian women cricket team defeated South African women by 54 runs in the fifth Twenty-20 International to clinch the series 3-1, on Saturday.

Seasoned Mithali Raj scored 62 off 50 balls while teenager Jemimah Rodrigues smashed 44 off 34 balls as Indian women scored a competitive 166 for 4 in 20 overs.

Shikha Pandey and Rumeli Dhar the took three wickets apiece as India bowled out South Africa for 112 in 18 overs.

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Brief Scores:

India women: 166/4 in 20 overs (Mithali Raj 62 off 50 balls, Jemimah Rodrigues 44 off 34 balls, Harmanpreet Kaur 27 off 17 balls) vs South Africa.

South Africa women: 112 all out in 18 overs. (M Kapp 27, C Tryon 25; S Pandey 3/16, R Dhar 3/26)

First Published: Saturday, February 24, 2018 08:16 PM
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