Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked up three wickets for simply 9 runs to assist India Girls limit South Africa Girls to 112 for 7 within the third and remaining T20 Worldwide right here on Tuesday.
Gayakwad (3/9) was the star performer as she bowled with nice management and guile to flummox the South African batters whereas fellow gradual bowlers Radha Yadav (1/24) and Deepti Sharma (1/22) chipped in with spectacular shows.
Skipper Sune Luus was the top-scorer for South Africa with 28 whereas Lara Goodall completed with 25 not out from 17 balls after they had been requested to bat.
Sinalo Jafta (16) and Goodall, one of many stars of the ODI sequence win, took 16 runs within the 17th over bowled by medium-pacer Simran Bahadur to assist the visiting aspect get previous the 100-run mark.
Earlier, the Indian bowlers justified skipper Smriti Mandhana’s determination to bowl by selecting up two wickets within the powerplay, together with that of the constant Lizelle Lee (10).
Gayakwad did many of the harm to the South Africans by eradicating Anneke Bosch (0) with the third ball of her first over. Then, she had the prize scalp of Lee, who was castled whereas making an attempt a whip on the leg-side from a faster supply.
She returned to bowl within the 15th over and added the wicket of Nadine de Klerk (9), bowling her with an arm ball as South Africa slipped to 63 for five.
Luus tried her finest to resurrect the South Africa innings earlier than falling to Deepti Sharma (1/22). She struck three highly effective boundaries however her tried pull off a supply that stored low proved her undoing.
SA Girls have already clinched the three-match sequence after successful the primary two matches.
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