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Mithali, Shikha sizzle for India

Shikha Pandey and Ekta Bisht shared seven wickets between them as the duo blew South Africa away and helped India register a 49-run win in the Women’s World Cup Qualifier Super Six game here on Wednesday.

Mithali, Shikha sizzle for India
Indian women captain Mithali Raj led from the front as India beat SA in the World Cup qualifiers


Earlier, Mona Meshram (55) and Mithali Raj (64) laid the platform for India’s total with a 96-run stand for the second wicket and propelled them to 205/8 in 50 overs. Reduced to 8/2, SA found the going tough and eventually folded for 156. 

Brief scores: India 205/8 in 50 overs (Mithali Raj 64, Mona Meshram 55) bt South Africa 156 in 46.4 overs (Trisha Chetty 52, Shikha Pandey 4/34, Ekta Bisht 3/22). 

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