The 20th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 has been finished with South Africa Women taking a 10-wicket win over Bangladesh Women. South Africa Women chased the 114 runs target by Bangladesh Women and with the win, South Africa Women are through the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023.
In the South Africa Women vs Bangladesh Women match, Bangladesh Women won the toss and elected to bat first.
Batting first, Bangladesh Women made 113 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in their 20 overs. Nigar Sultana scored the most 30 runs in 34 balls for the team followed by Sobhana Mostary with 27(30) again followed by Nahida Akter with 15*(11).
Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka took two wickets each for South Africa Women with Nonkululeko Mlaba and Shabnim Ismail taking a wicket each. South Africa Women conceded 7 extras to Bangladesh Women while bowling.
South Africa Women started the second inning with Laura Wolvaardt and Tazmin Brits. Both the openers completed their half-centuries in the inning where they led the team to a 10-wicket win over Bangladesh Women. Laura Wolvaardt made 66* runs in 56 balls and Tazmin Brits made 50* runs in 51 balls for the team. South Africa Women completed the chase in 17.5 overs as they made 117 runs at no loss of wickets in the match.
Bangladesh Women utilized five bowlers in the match and the most economical was Marufa Akter with 4-0-19-0 as her bowling figure with an economy of 4.75. Bangladesh Women conceded 1 extra to South Africa Women while bowling.
Laura Wolvaardt was the Player of the Match for her 66*(56) in batting.
With the win, South Africa have 4 points in the points table and are through the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023.