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Women's T20 World Cup Semis: South Africa create history, qualify for final

England vs South Africa, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights: Hosts South Africa defeated England by 7 runs in the second semifinal at Newlands, Capetown to qualify for their first-ever World Cup final

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South Africa beat England by 7 runs to qualify for the final of Women's T20 World Cup 2023. Photo: @T20WorldCup

South Africa beat England by 7 runs to qualify for the final of Women's T20 World Cup 2023. Photo: @T20WorldCup

England Women vs South Africa Women Live Score, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights

South Africa have created history as they have come back after being down and out with England at 53-0 in the first five overs, chasing 165 to win the game. But since then the Proteas women restricted the English to 158/8 in 20 overs and won the game by 7 runs to qualify for their first-ever World Cup final. 

England Women vs South Africa Women, Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Semi-Final Toss Timing and Details

England Women vs South Africa Women, T20 World Cup semifinal will begin at 18:30 hrs IST at the Newlands Stadium in Capetown. The toss between English skipper Heather Knight and her South African counterpart would take place 30 minutes before the match time. Thus the toss in today’s match would take place at 1800 hrs IST.

South Africa playing 11

Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus (capt), Chloe Tryon, Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba

England playing 11

Danni Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Heather Knight (capt), Amy Jones, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Charlie Dean, Lauren Bell

Also Read: Women's T20 World Cup Semis: England vs South Africa predicted playing 11

England Women vs South Africa Women, Semifinal Live Streaming

Since Star Sports are the broadcast partner for all the ICC tournaments, all the matches of this Women’s T20 World Cup, including the semifinal between England and South Africa will be broadcast live and exclusively on Star Sports Network on television sets in India. All matches can also be live-streamed on Disney Plus Hotstar.

England Women vs South Africa Women, ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, Smifinal Highlights: Catch all the updates from the second semifinal match at Newlands Stadium in Capetown, South Africa. 
9:48 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: South Africa create history, reach first final

 
South Africa have created history as they have come back after being down and out with England at 53-0 in the first five overs, chasing 165 to win the game. But since then the Proteas women restricted the English to 158/8 in 20 overs and won the game by 7 runs to qualify for their first-ever World Cup final. 
 
9:38 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: 13 needed off the last over

 
One run has come off the first ball and the second one is a dot as Knight tries to play a paddle sweep 
 
Ismail has done it as she dismisses Heather Knight and now England need 12 off the last three balls 
 
9:36 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: Game on for Proteas

9:33 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: South Africa start building pressure

 
The Proteas women have started building pressure on the English women as the required rate has now increased to nine runs per over.
 
8:45 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: 12 runs from the 7th over

 
The seventh over resulted in 12 runs for the English side and after making a comeback in the sixth and the fifth over. Now, after the end of 8 overs, the English are 75-2 and need 90 off 72 balls to win the match.
 
8:35 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: 50 up in 5 overs, England lose back-to-back wickets

 
After getting off to a quick start and reaching fifty in the first five overs, England have lost back-to-back wickets as Shabnim Ismail and Tazmin Brits have combined to get Sophia Dunkley and Alice Capsey out. The catch of Capsey in particular by Brits was outstanding. 
 
8:26 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: England going bang-bang

 
The English openers are going bang bang as the duo of Wyatt and Dunkley have added 40 in the first four overs and look in great touch to keep going and chase the target down easily
 
8:20 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: England start well in the chase of 165

 
The English openers Danielle Wyatt and Sophia Dunkley have started well in the chase of 165 as they have added 25 in two and a half overs and look very comfortable in the crease. 
 
8:18 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: 165 is the target for England

8:17 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: South Africa score 66 in the last 6

 
The South African team, which started slowly, went on to score 66 runs in the last six overs to take their score past 160 at the end of the 20 overs. Over numbers 15 and 20th produced 18 runs each and were bowled by Sarah Glenn and Katherine Sciver-Brunt respectively. 
 
For the Proteas women, Marizanne Kapp and Tazmin Brits were the accelerators as they scored 27* and 68 respectively. Added with Laura Wolvaardt’s 53, the team reached 164-4 at the end of the 20 overs. 
 
8:12 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: It has been dangerous indeed

7:32 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: Fifty up for Tazmin Brits

 
Tazmin Brits has hit two sixes and a four in an over and reached her fifty in style. The Proteas women are now 116/1 after 15 overs and look set to get over 170 with nine wickets in hand. 
 
7:28 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: England strike, Ecclestone gets Wolvaardt

7:27 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: Fifty for Laura Wolvaardt

7:26 PM

Eng W vs SA W, Women’s T20 World Cup Semifinal Live Score: Great start for the hosts indeed

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 5:57 PM IST

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