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All-rounder Marizanne Kapp took five wickets and made a crucial contribution with the bat as South Africa claimed a three-wicket win over England; Tammy Beaumont (62) and Amy Jones (53) helped England reach 235-9 from their 50 overs after being made to bat first

Last Updated: 14/03/22 8:21am

Marizanne Kapp starred with the bat and ball for South Africa

Marizanne Kapp starred with the bat and ball for South Africa

Marizanne Kapp’s outstanding all-round performance helped South Africa secure a tense three-wicket win over England and condemn the reigning champions to their third straight defeat at the Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Tammy Beaumont top-scored for England with 62 and Amy Jones chipped in with 53 as they reached 235-9 from their 50 overs after losing the toss and being invited to bat first in Monday’s match at Bay Oval, with Marizanne Kapp taking 5-45.

Laura Wolvaardt’s 77 then laid the groundwork for the Proteas in their reply followed by all-rounder Kapp contributing a crucial 32 with the bat before they got over the line with three balls to spare to maintain their unbeaten start to the tournament.

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