India lost the game from SA by 115 runs
On Saturday, India’s successive four-match winning record in the Women’s World Cup was break off with 115-run defeat against South Africa. The brilliant South African player was Skipper Dane van Niekerk who initially scored a worthy 57runs off 66 balls to lead South Africa to 273 for nine formerly taking four wickets with leg-spin to support her team boundless the Indians for 158 in 46 overs.
Moreover the South African captain, opener Lizelle Lee also made a momentous influence by beating 92 off 65 balls after India set the conflict in at Grace Road. India would have closed their round dock with a victory today but now have their job take away in the residual semifinal robin games beside the huge Australia and New Zealand.
The match was quite over and brushes when India bow down to 56 for six in the 17th over of the chase. Deepti Sharma kept India the make-ups of getting ball out for below 100 by tot up a firm 60 off 111 balls with help from digit nine Jhulan Goswami, who stayed undefeated on 43 even.
It was a decent striking wicket, somewhat that Lee herself talks about, but the Indian batters were baffle and beaten below the scoreboard burden. Opener Smriti Mandhana, who grabbed the match by blizzard with a 90 and 106 in the initial two matches, underwent a third disappointment consecutively.
Indian skipper Mithali Raj fell for her maiden golden duck, however, Harmanpreet Kaur as well left short of scoring, together with getting out to Niekerk. Whereas Niekerk tricked the Indians by mingling leg-breaks with the straighter ones, average Pacers Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka were in the same way capable.
Formerly, Indian bowlers leaped back after Lee’s ruthless dose at the highest level of the order earlier Niekerk revitalized the South African scores with a critical half century. India was lay underneath serious stress before on as Lee’s vicious attack pushed South Africa to 71 for one in 10 overs. The circumstances were perfect for striking and Lee played well and brought the most of it, beating 10 fours and seven sixes.
Lee lost out on a much-deserve hundred once after she stuck in front of the bases by offie Harmanpreet 2/18, letting South Africa at 134 for three in the 21st over. And then from there, the Indian bowlers were capable of comprising the conflict batsmen by taking wickets at consistent breaks.
Shikha Pandey the pacer, carried back hooked on the side in the position of Mansi Joshi, was the choice of the bowlers captivating three wickets for 40 runs from nine overs. India’s best productive Turner in the game, Ekta Bisht, attested exclusive drippy 68 runs in nine overs however she did take a pair of wickets.
She left for more or less 20 runs in the 46th over when Niekerk and Chloe Tyron bushed her for three sixes. India was fit on course to limit South Africa fewer than 250 but Niekerk ruins their policies with her late attack.