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Mithali Raj once again showed his master class with the consecutive half-century.
Raj becomes 1st women cricketer to score a 4th consecutive half-century in T20.
India women’s team goes 2-0 up in 5 match T20 series
Indian women team continued their dominance over South Africa women team. This is a very disappointing site for South Africa cricket as their both Men’s and women’s team got decimated in their own backward.
Credit goes to the way India cricket evolve over the period of time.
The 2nd T20 match between both the side played at Buffalo Park, East London. Where India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Indian bowlers put up an impressive performance by restricting South Africa women’s to getable target of 143 runs. Wrist spinner Poonam Yadav was the most impressive bowler for India side. She bowled her 4 overs and picked 2 wickets for 18 runs.
Indian women’s start their chase where they left in 1st T20. Inform opening batsman Smriti Mandhana 57 in just 42 balls and Mithali Raj 76* in 61 balls added 106 runs partnership for the opening wicket. However, Smriti Mandhana lost his wicket. But captain Harmanpreet Kaur 7 and Mithali Raj finish the match for India quite comprehensively.
Note: Mithali Raj adjudged player of the match