Chamari Atapattu struck a fifty as Sri Lanka Women set South Africa Women a target of 115 runs before restricting them to 104 for seven in 20 overs to secure a 10-run consolation victory in the Group A encounter of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Bangalore.
By beating Sri Lanka by 10 runs, England knocked out both Sri Lanka and South Africa, and qualified for the ICC World T20 semi-finals, watched by Chetan Narula, to set up a likely clash with New Zealand on Wednesday.
South Africa Women's campaign in the ICC World Twenty20 was brought to an end by an all-round display from Sophie Devine and a three-wicket haul from Leigh Kasperek which secured a seven-wicket win for New Zealand Women in the Group A encounter of the tournament in Bangalore.
West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy has expressed confidence in his team's ability to defeat South Africa in their upcoming Group 1 encounter of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 tournament at Nagpur on Friday.
Suné Luus took a career haul of best five wickets for eight runs as South Africa Women restricted Ireland Women to 89 for nine in 20 overs in a chase of 157 runs to secure a massive 67-run victory in the Group A encounter of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Chennai.
Chris Morris took four wickets as South Africa managed to prevail over a spirited Afghanistan team, who were bowled out for 172 runs in a chase of 210 runs, succumbing to a 37-run defeat in the Super 10 Group 1 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Mumbai.
England smashed the record for the highest run-chase in a World T20 event, as well as put up their own highest score in a T20I, as they beat South Africa by three wickets in Mumbai, watched by Chetan Narula.
Joe Root notched his second highest Twenty20 International score as he belted four sixes and six fours in his 44-ball knock of 83 runs as England overhauled South Africa’s target of 230 runs in 19.4 overs to complete a thrilling two-wicket victory in the Super 10 Group 1 encounter of the ICC World T20 in Mumbai.
Alex Blackwell and Meg Lanning shared an unbeaten 52-run stand as Australia survived a top-order collapse to chase down a target of 103 runs and secured a six-wicket victory over South Africa Women in the Group A encounter in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Nagpur.