England women lose to South Africa by six wickets in T20 thriller (Details)


Women’s T20 tri-series, Taunton:
England 160-5 (20 overs): Beaumont 71, Knight 35 (not out)
South Africa 166-4 (19.3 overs): Lee 68, Luus 63 (not out)
South Africa won by six wickets
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South Africa gained their first victory of the women’s Twenty20 tri-series with a dramatic six-wicket win over England at Taunton.

England made a useful 160-5 thanks to Tammy Beaumont’s 71 and then took the early wicket of Laura Wolvaardt.

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But Lizelle Lee’s 68 put South Africa in control.

Sophie Ecclestone grabbed two late wickets to give England a chance but Sune Luus and Mignon du Preez guided the visitors to victory.

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