South Africa shocked Australia by beating them in a girls’s ODI for the primary time in Sydney.
It was a comparatively snug win for South Africa too as they gained by 84 runs on the DLS Methodology after a number of dropped catches and a batting collapse for Australia proving pricey.
Previous to Wednesday, the hosts hadn’t been crushed on the North Sydney Oval since 2009 and the 2 groups will face off within the deciding ODI on the identical venue on Saturday.
Australia had gained the primary ODI by eight wickets however have been unable to chase down South Africa’s goal of 224, which was revised to 234 from 45 overs on account of rain delays.
A brilliant all-round show from Marizanne Kapp (75) was helped by poor fielding from Australia when the away facet have been batting.
Kapp, who was compelled to retire from the primary ODI on account of an harm, eliminated openers Alyssa Healy and Phoebe Litchfield then crucially bowled Beth Mooney out to maneuver onto 3-7 from her first 4 overs.
Ashleigh Gardner and Kim Garth mixed for the very best ninth-wicket partnership in girls’s ODIs of 77 to offer the house facet a sniff, however it was too little too late as they fell nicely quick to go away Australia on 149 runs.