England and South Africa register comfy wins 



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13 Nov 2018, 11:20 IST

England women beat Bangladesh
England girls beat Bangladesh

On the fourth day of the ICC Girls’s World T20, England and South Africa registered straightforward wins over their opponents of their Group A matches at St Lucia. England’s first match was washed out whereas South Africa made an impression by successful their first match of the match.

England girls defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in a rain-curtailed match. Heather Knight gained the toss and elected to area first.

It was a fantastic bowling effort by the England bowlers who simply stored the strain on the Bangladeshi batsmen, selecting up wickets at common intervals and making life powerful. Within the first six overs, Bangladesh simply scored 12. On the finish of 20 overs, they scored 76 for 9.  Ayasha Rahman was the highest scorer for Bangladesh with 39 runs.  For England, KL Gordon picked Three wickets for 16 runs in four overs whereas three different bowlers took one wicket every.

Chasing a revised goal of 64 runs to win in 16 overs, England misplaced 2 early wickets after scoring 13 runs. AE Jones and Natalie Sciver added 38 runs for the third wicket, which received them again into the sport. Ultimately, it was a simple chase for England as they reached the goal in simply 9.Three overs. For Bangladesh, Salma Khatun took 2 for 17 in Three overs.

England 64 for Three in 9.Three overs- 16 overs ( AE Jones 28*, Sciver 23, Salma Khatun 2/17) beat Bangladesh 76 for 9 in 20 overs ( Ayasha Rahman 39, KL Gordon 3/16)

South Africa begins the match with a bang.

Within the second match of the day, the South Africa girls cruised to a 7 wicket win over Sri Lanka at St Lucia. South African captain Dane van Niekerk gained the toss and elected to area first. It was a fantastic bowling efficiency by the South African bowlers as they made life powerful for Sri Lanka. Within the first six overs, Sri Lanka simply scored 16 for the lack of 2 wickets.

For Sri Lanka, Siriwardene was the highest scorer with 21 and Surganika remained not out on 20. South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to only 99 for eight in 20 overs.

For South Africa, Ismail took Three for 10, whereas Kapp, Klaas, Daniels, Van Niekerk, and Sekhukhune took 1 wicket every.

Chasing the goal of 100 runs to win, South Africa misplaced 2 early wickets for six runs. Nonetheless, Kapp and Niekerk steadied the ship with a 67 run stand for the third wicket. Ultimately, they gained the match by 7 wickets with 9 balls to spare.

South Africa 102 for Three in 18.Three overs ( M Kapp 38, Dan Van Niekerk 33*, Siriwardene 1/12) beat Sri Lanka 99 for eight in 20 overs ( Siriwardene 21, Surganika 20*, Ismail 3/10) by 7 wickets.

On the fifth day, Pakistan will face Eire and Australia will tackle New Zealand in Group B matches at Windfall Stadium, Guyana


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