LUCKNOW: World number one T20I batswoman Shafali Verma blasted 60 runs off 30 balls after left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s fine bowling display to power India to a consolation nine-wicket win over South Africa in the third and final match here on Tuesday.Gayakwad picked up three wickets for just nine runs to help India restrict South Africa Women to 112 for 7 and then Verma and captain Smriti Mandhana (48 not out off 28 balls) shared 96 runs for the opening wicket to canter to an easy win with nine overs to spare.Shafali hit seven fours and five sixes during his blistering knock while Mandhana had nine boundaries in his unbeaten innings.SA Women clinched the three-match T20I series 2-1, having won the first two matches.Chasing 113 for victory, the 17-year old Shafali went on a rampage from the word go by picking up 18 runs (3 fours and a six) off the first over bowled by Shabnim Ismail.She kept attacking the opposition bowlers and smashed three more sixes in the next three overs, including two off Nadine de Klerk’s second over.The South Africa bowlers came in for severe punishment from Shafali as she produced a wide array of shots during her audacious hitting show.
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