Quickfire Sophie Ecclestone helps England cruise past South Africa


  • England: 176-6; South Africa: 138-6
  • Alice Capsey, 17, smashes 25 from 17 balls for hosts

England subjected South Africa to a 38-run hammering in the final Twenty20 of the series, hitting 176 runs from their full allocation of overs before restricting the tourists to 138 for six.

In what will be a confidence-booster for the Commonwealth Games, Amy Jones (28 off 18) and Maia Bouchier (18 off 17) both found some form, while Alice Capsey – batting for the first time in international cricket – smashed 25 from 17 balls in the No 3 position.

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Written by Raf Nicholson at the County Ground
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/25/england-south-africa-women-third-twenty20-match-report under the title “Quickfire Sophie Ecclestone helps England cruise past South Africa”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.