A fifty from Mignon du Preez and an unbeaten cameo from Dinesha Devnarain helped South Africa Women chase a target of 141 runs in a last-ball thriller and beat Ireland Women by four wickets in the first Twenty20 International in Dublin.
Dinesha Devnarain will captain South Africa Women on their tour of Ireland in August as four players - including new skipper Dane van Niekerk - are unavailable due to their participation in the Kia Women's Super League.
Bisma Ahmed reports from Harare, where cricket continues as normal despite significant political unrest in the country as Zimbabwe prepare to host New Zealand - with the tour set to go ahead as scheduled.
After beating West Indies in the final of the recently concluded tri-series, Australia have managed to retain their position at the top of the ICC One-Day International Team Rankings despite losing a point.
A 156-run stand for the fifth wicket between Darren Bravo and Kieron Pollard laid the platform for West Indies' 100-run victory over South Africa in the ninth match of the tri-series in Barbados which ensured them a spot in the final along with Australia.
West Indies captain Jason Holder has stressed the importance of performing well in the first 10 overs and thereafter putting on a strong display in the death overs in their must-win clash against South Africa on Friday.
West Indies skipper Jason Holder is a doubtful starter for the must-win tri-series clash against South Africa in Barbados on Friday after he injured his hamstring during the game against Australia on Tuesday.
Australia have included Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc in the playing XI in the place of Travis Head and Nathan Coulter-Nile for the Sunday's encounter against South Africa in Barbados in the ongoing tri-series in the West Indies.