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India vs South Africa Women's 3rd ODI: South Africa beat India by 5 wickets and keeps series battle alive

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 February 2018, 16:42 IST
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The India women cricket team gave a powerful start on the 3rd T20, a five-match series on Sunday. Unfortunately, the South African team beat India and won the match by 5 wickets and kept the 5-match series alive.

The Harmanpreet led team India won the 1st ODI by seven wickets and then on second ODI had a comfortable nine-wicket win on Friday. The great start of team India had worst end with 133 runs in 17.5 overs in 3rd ODI at the Wanderers.

The South African team lost their first wicket, Lizelle Lee, at a score of 12runs. Dane van Niekerk was ruthlessly beaten by Rajeshwari Gayakwad who manage to score 26 runs, and mad South Africa lose second wickets.

The battle for the win was becoming tougher for India to win however Mignon du Preez wicket gave a little hope for Team India. At last South African's were too close to the target, they needed to chase 13 runs from 12 balls having 5 6 wickets in hands.
Finally, South African beat India by 5 wickets in the third women's T20 ODI in Johannesburg. The Final score of team SA was 134/5 19 overs.

Shabnim Ismail was titled Player of the Match for a marvelous bowling performance that restricted India to a subpar score. Ismail got her career-best 5/30.

The India women team is leading the five-match series with 2-1, who had won first two T20 matches.

First published: 18 February 2018, 16:42 IST
 
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