England Women secure multi-format series win against South Africa

(Cricket news) Katherine Brunt recorded her best IT20 figures and Sophia Dunkley made 59 as England Women won the first Vitality IT20 at Essex to confirm victory in the multi-format series against South Africa. Brunt’s masterful 4-15 rolled back the years and restricted the visitors to 111-9. Dunkley – in a new role opening the innings – continued her fine summer to make 59 from 39 balls and help England chase the total down with five overs to spare. England’s six-wicket win takes them to 10-2 in the multi-format series and confirms their victory. The next IT20 is at Worcester on Saturday.

England Women v South Africa Women multi-format series

LV= Insurance Test Match

Monday June 27-Thursday June 30: England v South Africa. Match drawn. 2-2

Royal London Series

Monday July 11: England v South Africa – England won by five wickets. 4-2.

Friday July 15: England v South Africa (Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol 2pm) – England won by 114 runs. 6-2.

Monday July 18: England v South Africa (The Uptonsteel County Ground, Leicester, 2pm) – England won by 109 runs. 8-2.

Vitality IT20 Series

Thursday July 21: England v South Africa (The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford, 7pm) – England won by six wickets. 10-2.

Saturday July 23: England v South Africa (New Road, Worcester, 2.30pm) Two points

Monday July 25: England v South Africa (The Incora County Ground, Derby, 6.30pm) Two points

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