Contemporary Match File
Simplest two overs had been bowled earlier than the heavens opened
Match Abandoned India 4 for 0 in two overs vs South Africa
The T20I tri-sequence match between South Africa and India used to be washed out, two overs into the recreation, because of continual rain in East London. Both teams share a degree every. While it dampens their preparation earlier than the T20 World Cup subsequent month, the washout is inconsequential to the tri-sequence as India and South Africa had sealed a notify within the final.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and chose to bat. In a mountainous boost, the traffic had seam-bowling allrounder Pooja Vastrakar changing Amanjot Kaur. This used to be Vastrakar’s first shuttle for India since September however rain played spoilsport.
India opened with Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues, who bought off the save with a four over quilt, earlier than making plan for the covers. The rain never stopped and the match used to be known as off within the raze.
For South Africa, senior slide bowler Shabnim Ismail returned after lacking out on the important three video games of the sequence. Changing Masabata Klaas, Ismail started off with a maiden over.
They’d moreover confronted every other within the opening match of the sequence, the put India won by 27 runs.
India are unbeaten within the sequence, with West Indies – the third group – already eliminated with a recreation left.
Srinidhi Ramanujam is a sub-editor with ESPNcricinfo
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