South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets in Cape Town to go to the T20 World Cup semifinal match against England. Hosts South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets in Cape Town and will now face England in the Women’s T20 World Cup semifinals.
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The Proteas easily overcame a modest target of 114 as openers Laura Wolvaardt and Tazmin Brits both hit undefeated half-centuries in order to prevent New Zealand from advancing to the last four. For a spot in the final on Sunday against either Australia or India, England will wait at the same Newlands location on Friday. South Africa had a shaky start to their chase but accomplished their goal in the 18th over after reducing Bangladesh to 6-113 from their 20 overs.
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Although Brits, who was dropped on two, struck 50 off 51 deliveries, Wolvaardt blasted 66 off 56 balls. South Africa overcame their initial group match loss to Sri Lanka to get to the knockout rounds. Prior to losing to the defending champions Australia, Hilton Moreeng’s team defeated New Zealand by 65 runs in their subsequent match. Before their humiliating loss on Tuesday, Bangladesh lost to Sri Lanka, Australia, and New Zealand in their group games.
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