Australia Women v South Africa Women

Women's World Twenty20, 2009

At Taunton, June 16. Australia won by 24 runs. Toss: Australia. Australia 164-6 (20 overs) (K. L. Rolton 43, A. J. Blackwell 40*; S. Ismail 3-27); South Africa 140-7 (20 overs) (S. A. Fritz 39, T. Chetty 36; S. Nitschke 4-21). Australia 2 pts. Twenty20 international debut: M. Kapp (South Africa). Player of the Match: S. Nitschke.

Karen Rolton and Alex Blackwell fought back from 79-5, adding 68, before Shelley Nitschke took a career-best 4-21 with her left-arm spin. South Africa went down to their sixth consecutive Twenty20 defeat, all on English soil.

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