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Seventeen-year-old Alice Capsey hits 50 from 37 balls in simply her fourth worldwide look as...

Seventeen-year-old Alice Capsey hits 50 from 37 balls in simply her fourth worldwide look as England put up 167-5 batting first, earlier than South Africa come up nicely quick on 141-Four in reply; England face New Zealand on Thursday of their closing group recreation

Final Up to date: 02/08/22 3:07pm

Alice Capsey hit a maiden worldwide half century for England of their T20 group recreation in opposition to South Africa on the Commonwealth Video games

Alice Capsey scored a maiden worldwide fifty as England beat South Africa by 26 runs to make it two wins from two within the group stage of the Commonwealth Video games T20 match.

Capsey, 17, making simply her fourth worldwide look, struck seven boundaries and one six in her hugely-impressive 37-ball knock.

That being mentioned, as Capsey fell instantly after mentioning her half century, and Maia Bouchier was run out for one a ball later, England appeared in a spot of hassle at 94-5 after 13 overs.

However in got here Amy Jones (36no off 23) and Katherine Brunt (38no off 23) to save lots of the day and blast England as much as a match-winning rating of 167-5 courtesy of their unbroken 73-run stand.

Katherine Brunt produced a fine all-round display as England made it two wins from two at the Commonwealth Games

Katherine Brunt produced a wonderful all-round show as England made it two wins from two on the Commonwealth Video games

In reply, South Africa’s openers Anneke Bosch (32 off 28) and Tazmin Brits (38 off 37) received their chase off to a strong, if considerably unspectacular, begin as they placed on 64 collectively in 9 overs.

Sophie Ecclestone (1-21), the No 1-ranked T20 bowler on this planet, finally broke the partnership, bowling Bosch, whereas Freya Kemp (1-24) picked up Brits a number of overs later because of a sensible stumping by Jones.

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Laura Wolvaardt struck an unbeaten 41 from 33 balls for South Africa to maintain them in rivalry, with 58 required from the ultimate 5 overs for a well-known victory.

However Ecclestone and Brunt (1-16) mixed brilliantly to dry up the runs, with the latter including the wicket of the damaging Chloe Tryon (16 off 11) as England finally wrapped up a snug victory – South Africa ending nicely quick on 141-4.

Ought to New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in Tuesday’s night match at Edgbaston, England shall be assured of a spot within the semi-finals on Saturday. They face the White Ferns for his or her closing group recreation on Thursday, at 6pm.