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Shefali Verma scored 60 runs in 30 balls against South Africa in the final T20 match.
The Indian women’s team defeated South Africa by 9 wickets in the last T20 match played in Lucknow. However, the African team had already captured the first two matches of the series of three T20 matches. In the third ODI, spinner Rajeshwari Gayawad took 3 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs. The South African team, batting first, scored 112 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. Chasing the target, the Indian team scored 114 runs at the loss of 1 wicket.
Captain Sune Luce scored the most runs for Africa
Captain Sune Luce scored the most runs for South Africa. He scored 28 runs off 25 balls. Apart from these, Lara Goodall scored an unbeaten 25 off 17 balls. While wicketkeeper Sinalo Jafta scored 16 runs off 9 balls.
Radha, Deepti, Simran and Arundhati also got 1-1 wickets
Spinner Rajeshwari Gaikwad took 3 wickets for 9 runs from India. Apart from these, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Deepti Sharma and Simran Bahadur took 1-1 wickets.
Shefali Verma’s fast innings
The Indian team, chasing a target of 112 runs, achieved the target by scoring 114 runs at the loss of 1 wicket due to the fast innings of opener Shefali Verma. Verma scored 60 runs off 30 balls. He hit 7 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. At the same time, captain Smriti Mandhana scored an unbeaten 48 runs off 28 balls. He hit 9 fours in the innings. Harleen Deol hit an unbeaten 4-run innings.
Africa captures ODI and T20 series
The African team won the ODI and T20 series on the tour. Won the three T20 matches series 2–1 and captured the first T20 series in India. Whereas in the five ODI series played before T20, the African team defeated India 4–1 and captured the series.