Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor shared a record second-wicket stand to lead England to a 68-run World Cup victory over South Africa in Bristol.
Opener Beaumont (148) and wicketkeeper Taylor (147) assembled on 275 as England heaped up 373-5. South Africa were constantly behind the target yet at the same time oversaw 305-9 in answer. Triumph implies England jump the Protease into third place in the gathering stage table, in front of Sunday’s amusement with guarding champions Australia.
The Beaumont & Taylor partnership was likewise the most noteworthy England organization for any wicket, and the most noteworthy at a World Cup – however missed the mark regarding the world record 320 made by India’s Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut against Ireland in May.
The Beaumont and Taylor show:
For the third diversion in progression, England’s batting was in imperious frame. Beaumont – occupied and minimal at the wrinkle – was deft on her feet right off the bat in her innings before playing some creative inclines back finished the manager’s head when the bowlers had balanced their lengths. Taylor was unbelievable as she arranged her 147 from 104 balls without resorting to even the smallest indication of a trudge.
Playing the greater part of the shots which have turned out to be synonymous with the main players in the men’s amusement, she cleared, flicked and inclined her way to her initial one-day global century since 2013. Some of her shots were delightful – including a Kevin Petersen-like whip through the leg side which started an over where she took five sequential fours off pace bowler Shabina Ismail. Both centurions rejected late in England’s innings – two of the four wickets to succumb to 13 runs – before captain Heather Knight clubbed a quick unbeaten 22 to help the score.
England left with work to do:
For the third redirection in movement, England’s batting was in imperious casing. Beaumont – involved and insignificant at the wrinkle – was deft on her feet immediately in her innings before playing some imaginative grades back completed the chief’s head when the bowlers had adjusted their lengths. Taylor incredible as she organized her 147 from 104 balls. Without depending on even the littlest sign of a walk. Having the more noteworthy impact of the shots. Which have ended up being synonymous with the primary players in the men’s entertainment. She cleared, flicked and slanted her way to her underlying one-day worldwide century since 2013.
Some of her shots were delightful – including a Kevin Petersen-like whip through the leg side which began an once again where she took five consecutive fours off pace bowler Shabina Ismail. Both centurions were dismisses late in England’s innings – two of the four wickets to surrender to 13 runs – before commander Heather Knight clubbed a fast unbeaten 22 to help the score.
Analysis: England will ‘worried’:
Ex-England skipper Charlotte Edwards on BBC Test Match Special Sarah Taylor and Tammy Beamount were exceptional. They played all around the wicket and South Africa can gain from those innings. It was a disappointing knocking down some pins execution by South Africa . 100 runs scored behind the wicket instead of 50 of every a normal amusement. They didn’t respond well to where England were scoring their runs.
Britain will much more stressed over their knocking down some pins and handling. They dropped get and yielded a considerable measure of runs. Those are territories they’ll have to take a gander at before going up against Australia.
‘Not a day to be a bowler’ – what they said:
Britain skipper Heather Knight: “What an amusement. It was a splendid day, however not to be a bowler. We truly chuffed. “I got a considerable measure of cushion rash. Sarah extraordinary and we satisfied that Tammy got a score. “The batting line-up is truly terminating right now and it’s pleasant to have each one of those players in shape. We’re feeling like we’re getting some energy.”
South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk: “All credit to Tammy and Sarah – they batted us out of the diversion.”It was troublesome, yet insight into the past isn’t the best. We have been depending on our pace bowlers, however the English hitters played truly well. “We took too long to adjust to the conditions.”