ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 : Historical Moment For South Africa

The South Africa Women’s team created history on Friday (February 24) in Cape Town as they beat the England Women’s team to reach their maiden World Cup final in history. The hosts of the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup defeated former champions England by six runs in the second semifinal.


The second semi-final started in Cape Town between England and South Africa where the African team won the toss and elected to bat first. Their openers gave an incredible start to their innings. The opener Laura Wolvaardt played a knock of 53 in 44 balls with 5 fours and a six, whereas Tazmin Brits 68 in 55 balls with 6 fours and 2 sixes. Marizanne Kapp made 27 in 13 balls with 4 fours and made South Africa reach up to a total of 164 at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.

In spite of having a great start of 53 in 5.1 overs England lost the game as the day was to create a history in the grounds of Newlands Cricket of Cape Town. There were remarkable spells from the South African team as Shabnim Ismail took 3 wickets by giving 27 runs whereas Ayabonga Khaka took 4 wickets in 29 runs. Nadine de Klerk took a wicket and gave 17 runs in her spell.

It was a memorable victory for the host, the South African cricketers as they could not control their emotions and seemed teary-eyed to celebrate their victory.


Brief of the game : South Africa 164/4 in 20 overs (Tazmin Brits 68, Laura Wolvaardt 53; Sophie Ecclestone 3-22) beat England 158/8 in 20 overs (Nat Sciver-Brunt 40, Danni Wyatt 34; Ayabonga Khaka 4-29, Shabnim Ismail 3-27) by six runs.

Women’s T20 World Cup South Africa 2023.

The Final will be on Sunday 26th February 2023 on the same pitch against the Australians. Will Australia make their second T20 World Cup win of the ICC WOMEN’S or will South Africa create the history like England did in the World Cup of 2019 as the world cup was held in their country?

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