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Women's cricket: India beat hosts South Africa by 27 runs in 1st match of tri nation T20 series
New delhi January 20
In Women's Cricket, India defeated Hosts South Africa by 27 runs in the opening match of T20 Tri-Nation Series at Buffalo Park on Thursday night. Put into bat by South Africa, Visitors posted a competitive total of 147 for 6 in their stipulated 20 overs. Deepti Sharma scored a 33-run knock and Yastika Bhatia hit 35 runs while debutant Amanjot Kaur remained unbeaten on a knock of 41 runs off 30 balls.

In reply, the Proteas were limited to a total of 120 for 9 in the allotted 20 overs. India bowled their innings to perfection to disrupt South Africa’s innings. Deepti Sharma scalped 3 wickets while Devika Vaidya bagged 2 wickets.

Skipper Sune Luus top-scored for South Africa with 29 runs off 30 balls.

This Tri-Nation tournament features West Indies apart from India and South Africa. India will take on West Indies on 23rd January at 10:30 pm Indian Time.
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