Women's World Cup: Australia beats South Africa by 59 runs, set to face India in semi-finals


Jul 16, 2017 08:02:21

Ellyse Perry looking to a sky with a undone demeanour on her face.

Ellyse Perry was named actor of a compare in Australia’s win over South Africa. (Reuters: Andrew Boyers, File)

Australia will play India in a semi-finals of a Women’s Cricket World Cup after a 59-run win over South Africa in Taunton.

After Australia posted 269 from 48.3 overs, South Africa was bowled out for 210 during a County Ground.

Meanwhile, Australia’s semi-final competition India scored a 186-run win over New Zealand to secure a place in a final four.

Assured of a semi-final berth, Australia went into a final pool compare but harmed skipper Meg Lanning.

Stand-in captain Rachael Haynes won a toss and motionless to bat, with Beth Mooney (53) and Nicole Bolton (79) outstanding their second century partnership of a tournament.

They put on 114 before Mooney was out.

Bolton’s exclusion left Australia during 3-154, before Elyse Villani fell but scoring.

Ellyse Perry and Blackwell directed a Australian women out of trouble.

Perry, named actor of a match, continued her considerable form with a bat with 55 from 58 balls in an innings that enclosed 7 fours.

Blackwell done 33 before Australia mislaid discerning wickets to be bowled out for 269 in 48.3 overs.

After losing Lizelle Lee for 9, Laura Wolvaardt and Trish Chetty steadied a South Africa innings.

But when Chetty (37) was run out, her exclusion signalled South Africa’s demise.

Wolvaardt tip scored with 71 before she became Haynes’ second wicket after being held by Ashleigh Gardner.

Perry claimed 2-47 from her 10 overs, as South Africa fell good brief of their target.

Haynes pronounced a Australians, who won 6 of their 7 pool matches, had room to urge streamer to Derby to accommodate India.

“With a bat we unequivocally need to finish off a innings,” she said.

“We unequivocally let a three-hundred-plus measure go today. But it’s always critical to take movement heading into what’s going to be a large semi-final.

“It’s good to travel divided with a win.”

South Africa will play England in a other semi-final after a horde republic surfaced a list in violence West Indies by 92 runs.







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