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England women's cricket team in South Africa in 2015–16

England women's tour of South Africa
 
  South Africa women England women
Dates 2 February – 21 February
Captains Mignon du Preez Charlotte Edwards
One Day International series
Results England women won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Trisha Chetty (187) Heather Knight (154)
Most wickets Shabnim Ismail (5) Anya Shrubsole (7)
Player of the series Heather Knight (Eng)[1]
Twenty20 International series
Results England women won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Dane van Niekerk (120) Sarah Taylor (200)
Most wickets Shabnim Ismail (5) Anya Shrubsole (5)
Player of the series Sarah Taylor (Eng)

The England women's cricket team toured South Africa in February 2016. The tour consisted of a three T20Is match series and a three ODIs match series. The ODI series was part of the 2014–16 ICC Women's Championship.[2] England won both series by 2–1.

Squads

ODIs T20Is
 South Africa[3]  England[4]  South Africa[3]  England[4]

1 Katherine Brunt suffered a back injury during the second ODI match and was ruled out of the tour, missing the third ODI and the entire T20I series. She was replaced by Natasha Farrant.[5]

Tour matches

2 February
10:00 SAST
(UTC+2)
Scorecard
England Women 
337/8 (50 overs)
v
 SA Emerging Players
193 (49.1 overs)
Lauren Winfield 81 (50)
Michelle Burt 3/63 (10 overs)
Danni Wyatt 62 (42)
Katherine Brunt 4/20 (7 overs)
England Women won by 144 runs
LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria
Umpires: Dennis Smith (SA) and Phillip Vosloo (SA)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

4 February
10:00 SAST
(UTC+2)
Scorecard
SA Emerging Players 
62 (28.2 overs)
v
 England Women
63/1 (10.1 overs)
Lauren Booysen 9 (28)
Danni Wyatt 3/7 (5 overs)
Amy Jones 44* (35)
Moseline Daniels 1/28 (5 overs)
England Women won by 9 wickets
Mamelodi Oval, Pretoria
Umpires: Allahudien Paleker (SA) and Dennis Smith (SA)
  • SA Emerging Players Women won the toss and elected to bat.

ODI series

1st ODI

South Africa 
196 (49.2 overs)
v
 England
150/3 (28.3 overs)
Trisha Chetty 90 (122)
Anya Shrubsole 4/29 (10 overs)
Sarah Taylor 41* (44)
Chloe Tryon 1/17 (4 overs)
England Women won by 7 wickets (DLS method)
Willowmoore Park, Benoni
Umpires: Allahudien Paleker (SA) and Brad White (SA)
Player of the match: Anya Shrubsole (Eng)
  • South Africa Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain interrupted play at 13.1 overs of the second innings (England was batting at 63/2), reducing the innings to 48 overs with a revised target of 194.
  • Lightning and rain interrupted play at 25 overs of the second innings (England was batting at 120/3), reducing the innings to 35 overs with a revised target of 150.
  • Laura Wolvaardt (SA) made her ODI debut.
  • ICC Women's Championship points: South Africa Women 0, England Women 2

2nd ODI

England 
262/9 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
265/5 (48.5 overs)
Heather Knight 61 (76)
Shabnim Ismail 3/32 (10 overs)
Lizelle Lee 69 (56)
Danielle Hazell 2/34 (10 overs)
South Africa Women won by 5 wickets
Centurion Park, Centurion
Umpires: Phillip Vosloo (SA) and Brad White (SA)
Player of the match: Lizelle Lee (SA)

3rd ODI

South Africa 
196/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
198/5 (43.5 overs)
Lizelle Lee 74 (77)
Anya Shrubsole 3/35 (10 overs)
Heather Knight 67* (100)
Chloe Tryon 2/28 (8.5 overs)
England Women won by 5 wickets
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Dennis Smith (SA) and Phillip Vosloo (SA)
Player of the match: Heather Knight (Eng)

T20I series

1st T20I

18 February
13:30 SAST
(UTC+2)
Scorecard
England 
147/7 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
132/6 (20 overs)
Sarah Taylor 74* (51)
Moseline Daniels 2/20 (4 overs)
Dane van Niekerk 52 (49)
Anya Shrubsole 3/25 (4 overs)
England Women won by 15 runs
Boland Park, Paarl
Umpires: Allahudien Paleker (SA) and Dennis Smith (SA)
Player of the match: Sarah Taylor (Eng)
  • South Africa Women won the toss and elected to field.

2nd T20I

19 February
13:30 SAST
(UTC+2)
Scorecard
England 
156/6 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
145/3 (17.2 overs)
Sarah Taylor 66 (53)
Suné Luus 2/26 (4 overs)
Dane van Niekerk 63 (43)
Georgia Elwiss 1/15 (2 overs)
South Africa Women won by 17 runs (DLS method)
Newlands, Cape Town
Umpires: Bongani Jele (SA) and Allahudien Paleker (SA)
Player of the match: Dane van Niekerk (SA)
  • South Africa Women won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain stopped play for 10 minutes after 13 overs of the second innings (South Africa was batting at 108/2), no overs were lost.
  • Rain interrupted play at 17.2 overs of the second innings (South Africa was batting at 145/3) and no further play was possible. At that stage, South Africa Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method par score was 128 runs, therefore they were declared winners by 17 runs.

3rd T20I

21 February
10:00 SAST
(UTC+2)
Scorecard
South Africa 
131/4 (20 overs)
v
 England
133/6 (15.3 overs)
Lizelle Lee 69* (61)
Anya Shrubsole 2/28 (4 overs)
Sarah Taylor 60 (40)
Shabnim Ismail 3/27 (3 overs)
England Women won by 4 wickets
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Bongani Jele (SA) and Dennis Smith (SA)
Player of the match: Sarah Taylor (Eng)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.
  • Mignon du Preez (SA) and Sarah Taylor (Eng) scored their 1,000th and 2,000th T20I runs respectively.[7]

References

  1. ^ "England's women beat South Africa to complete ODI series win". BBC Sport. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Series home". Espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b "CSA announces women's squads for England tour". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b "England squad for SA tour". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Brunt out of tour with back injury". Cricinfo. 13 February 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  6. ^ "England women: South Africa level one-day series". BBC. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  7. ^ "3rd T20I career averages". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 March 2016.


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