Sarah Taylor and Tammy Beaumont shared a record breaking stand of 275 runs as England registered their third consecutive victory in the ICC Women's World Cup after defeating South Africa by 68 runs in Bristol.
Cricket South Africa on Monday has confirmed that skipper Faf du Plessis will miss the upcoming first Test against England at Lord's to remain with his wife following the difficult birth of their first child.
Sarah Taylor and Heather Knight scored 74 and 82 runs respectively as England went on to chase 205 runs in 30.2 overs with seven wickets in hand against Sri Lanka in the ninth match of ICC Women's World Cup in Taunton.
Tom Wesley scored an unbeaten century for England Lions as the tour game against South Africa ended in a draw after the hosts declared their first innings at 266 for four in Worcester on the final day.
Heather Knight and Natalie Sciver scored centuries to lay the platform for England's mammoth total of 377 for seven following which Pakistan could manage only 107 for three in the 29.2 overs of play possible in the second innings as the hosts bounced back to register a 107 run victory by Duckworth-Lewis in the fifth match of ICC Women's World Cup at Grace Road.