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Women's World Cup: It was heartbreaking loss for India as a no-ball off the second last ball saw Mignon du Preez return after being caught and then hit the winning runs on the very last ball to win it

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


South Africa clinch a  thriller in the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 against India. Photo:@cricketworldcup
South Africa clinch a thriller in the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 against India. Photo:@cricketworldcup
IND W vs SA W Highlights: It was a heartbreaking loss for the Indian Women's Cricket team as no ball on the penultimate ball of the match against the South Africa Women's team turned the game on its head as instead of being a wicket, it was no ball and a free hit on the next ball. Had it not been a no-ball, ISouth Africa would have needed three of the last ball with eight wickets down. But the foot was on the line and on the line is no-ball.
With two needed to two, Mignon du Preez, who was caught on the no-ball and was earlier dropped by Mandhana at long-on, took her team home on the last ball.

With this loss in their seventh and last league stage match of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022 campaign, the women in blue were eliminated as they ended up on six points, one below West Indies and their dreams of reaching the third straight semi-final in the last three ICC World events. was over at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. 

Player of the Match: Mignon du Preez 

The experienced South African has been named as the Player of the Match for her brilliant 52 off 63 balls. True that she was given a few chances, but it takes courage to convert them and she did it and was therefore adjudged Player of the Match.  

Women's World Cup 2022: Ind vs Sa Match Summary

Laura Wolvaardt started the South African chase in a great manner as she scored 80. Lara Goodall did well too and was out for 49 before India picked quick wickets and got the match tilted in their favour with 45 needed off 30 balls before Cloe Tryon and du Preez teed off and brought the target down to 18. Gayakwad and Deepti then stretched it to the last two balls with three needed of two and the rest as they say is history. 

Earlier in the day, India reached 274/7 courtesy of half-centuries from Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana and . However, they weren't able to convert that start and could make only 50 runs in the last 10 overs, thereby falling a bit short of what they would have liked on the board. 
India Playing 11

Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Richa Ghosh(w), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad

South Africa Playing 11

Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Lara Goodall, Sune Luus(c), Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, Trisha Chetty(w), Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka

Catch all the Highlights from the Women's World Cup 2022 here 


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