Career-best spell of 4-3-8-3 from off-spinner Deepti Sharma helped India Women secure an 11-run win over South Africa at Surat.
Before an unruly swarm, and safeguarding an unobtrusive objective of 131, Deepti held her nerve sublimely, beginning with three back to back ladies, and yielding just eight keeps running in the essential penultimate over of the pursuit.
Mignon du Preez struck a valiant 50 years
Despite the fact that Mignon du Preez combat difficult for her 50 years to keep her side in the chase, at last she was left with an excessive amount to do, with only two of her comrades making it into twofold figures, and when she was confused off the fourth chunk of the twentieth over, the Proteas were accomplished for.
While Deepti was the star, Shikha Pandey likewise dazzled, completing with figures of 2/18 and yielding only irregular her last finished. This after South Africa had looted 18 off the first over of the pursuit to kick start their interest.
That ambush decreased the expected rate to under a run a ball, however were it not for the endeavors of Harmanpreet Kaur, India probably won’t have made it to three figures. Following 15-year-old debutant Shafali Verma fell for a duck in the first over of the game, and Smriti Mandhana pursued not long after for an energetic 21, it was left to Kaur to stay the innings.
Through organizations with Jemimah Rodrigues and Deepti, the India captain pushed her side past 100, however after she fell with four overs and five wickets close by, her group could just include a further 25 runs.
Shabnim Ismail was the pick of the Proteas bowlers, completing with 3/26, yet it was another bowler, Deepti, who might have the last say.