India women beat South Africa women by 54 runs, clinch T20 series 3-1
Cape Town, Feb 24 (PTI) Indian women cricket team defeated South African women by 54 runs in the fifth Twenty20 International to clinch the series 3-1, here today.
Seasoned Mithali Raj scored 62 off 50 balls while teenager Jemimah Rodrigues smashed 44 off 34 balls as Indian women scored a competitive 166 for 4 in 20 overs.
Shikha Pandey and Rumeli Dhar the took three wickets apiece as India bowled out South Africa for 112 in 18 overs.
India women: 166/4 in 20 overs (Mithali Raj 62 off 50 balls, Jemimah Rodrigues 44 off 34 balls, Harmanpreet Kaur 27 off 17 balls) vs South Africa.
South Africa women: 112 all out in 18 overs