IND W vs SA W: A batsman from South Africa overshadowed India, scored half a single run to win the team
South Africa beat India in the final of the tri-series
The hosts won by 5 wickets on the basis of Chloe Tryon’s half-century.
New Delhi. Before the Women’s T20 World Cup, India lost the final of the tri-series being played in South Africa. The Indian cricket team led by Harmanpreet Kaur was defeated by hosts South Africa by 5 wickets in the final. South Africa achieved the target of victory 2 overs in advance. Chloe Trion played an important role in South Africa’s victory. He played an unbeaten inning of 57 runs in 32 balls. This was his first T20 Fifty.
In this match, while batting first, India scored 109 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 4 wickets. For India, Harleen Deol scored the highest innings of 46 runs in 56 balls. Apart from him, no other batsman could score big. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored 21 runs in 22 balls while vice-captain Smriti Mandhana could not even open the account. Thanks to Deepti Sharma’s innings of 16 runs in the last over, India reached the score of 109 runs.
Chasing the target of 110 runs, South Africa did not have a good start. He had lost his 3 wickets at the score of 21 runs. Half the team had returned to the pavilion on 66 runs. It seemed that India would win this match and win the tri-series. But Chloe Trion, who came out to bat at number five, took the lead and returned only after winning the team. He hit 6 fours and 2 sixes in his innings of 57 runs. He was chosen player of the match.
Deepti Sharma, who bowled brilliantly throughout the tournament, was adjudged Player of the Series. He took a total of 9 wickets in the tournament while scoring 49 runs.
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Tags: Deepti Sharma, Harmanpreet kaur, smriti mandhana, women cricket
FIRST PUBLISHED : February 02, 2023, 22:05 IST