Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I at Johannesburg, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 5 wickets, keep series alive

Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I at Johannesburg, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 5 wickets, keep series alive

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That's all we have in our live coverage of the 3rd T20I between India Women and South Africa Women. The hosts had to win this match to keep the series alive, having lost the first two matches and they did deliver. There will now be everything to play for in Centurion come Wednesday. Join us then. 

Also stay around for our live coverage of the India vs South Africa Men's T20I later this evening. The match starts at 6 pm IST and we will be live an hour early with all the pre-match analyses and toss. Till then, goodbye.  

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Shabnim Ismail adjudged Player of the Match for a magnificent bowling performance that restricted India to a subpar score. She got her career-best 5/30.

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South Africa Women 134/5 after 19 overs 

Four, six and out. Some high octane action from Tryon. Marizanne Kapp comes in at the fall of that wicket. South Africa are within touching distance of a win. A scrappy single and South Africa win. They win by 5 wickets to keep the 5-match series alive. South Africa have now beaten India for the first time in T20Is.

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OUT! Patil to Tryon. Tryon jumps out again, but misses the line completely and is stumped.

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Patil to Tryon. The batter jumps out of her crease at sends it sailing into the stands at wide long on.

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Patil to Tryon. Short and the batter rocks back and hammers it to the square leg fence.

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South Africa Women 121/4 after 18 overs 

Pandey comes in to bowl. An edge off the first ball. Brilliant chase by Poonam Yadav, pulls the ball back just before it would have crossed the fence. Saves one run. Tryon takes a massive stride forward and places the ball well to the backward point boundary. Tryon is playing a top class innings. But the Indians are hanging in there. Ten runs off that over. SA need 13 runs off 12 balls. 

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Tryon comes doen, turns the delivery from Pandey into a half volley and collects four.

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South Africa Women 111/4 after 17 overs 
 
Vastrakar comes into the attack. A quick single. South Africa inch closer. Two runs from that over and the wicket of Luus. Nadine de Klerk is the new batter in. SA need 23 runs off 18 balls.

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OUT! Sune Luus departs, caught by Pandey off Vastrakar. Was trying to go over long on. Got a leading edge, did Luus. But a good cameo from her.

Highlights

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India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I Latest Updates: Four, six and out. Some high octane action from Tryon. Marizanne Kapp comes in at the fall of that wicket. South Africa are within touching distance of a win. A scrappy single and South Africa win. They win by 5 wickets to keep the 5-match series alive. South Africa have now beaten India for the first time in T20Is.

Preview: Veteran all-rounder Rumeli Dhar made her comeback into the Indian women's cricket team after six years as she was on Saturday named as replacement for injured veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami for the remaining three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against South Africa away.

Dane van Niekerk and Harmanpreet Kaur. Reuters

File images of Dane van Niekerk and Harmanpreet Kaur. Reuters

Jhulan had suffered an injury to her heel ahead of the first T20I. On Friday, India registered a nine-wicket win in the second match and now lead the T20I series 2-0.

Rumeli, 34, played her last match for India in the One-Day International (ODI)series against Australia in March 2012.

She has represented India in 78 ODIs, 15 T20Is and four Tests.

Squads:

India: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Nuzhat Parveen (wicketkeeper), Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav, Rumeli Dhar.

South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (c), Trisha Chetty (wk), Moseline Daniels, Nadine de Klerk, Nicole de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Shabnam Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Odine Kirsten, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon, Raisibe Ntozakhe.

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

With inputs from IANS

Updated Date: February 18, 2018 17:37:04 IST

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