South Africa ease to 99-run win

South Africa women 239 for 6 (Brits 46) beat Netherlands women 140 for 9 (Rambaldo 34) by 99 runs

South Africa's women eased to a comfortable 99-run win over their Dutch counterparts at the VRA Ground in Amstelveen, thanks to a solid batting performance from their top five, and a disciplined bowling effort in which Sunette Loubser, Lonell de Beer and Susan Benade were the pick with two wickets each.

After winning the toss and batting first, South Africa never looked back. Having already got the measure of the Netherlands attack during their Test victory in Rotterdam earlier in the week, they racked up a comfortable 239 for 6, with Cri-Zelda Brits top-scoring with 46.

In reply, the Netherlands top-order capitulated, with four of the top six making single-figures. Helmien Rambaldo held the innings together with 34 from 69 balls, but South Africa were never in danger of defeat.

Neth Women 2nd innings Partnerships

1st17CFF OudolfVCE Wattenberg
2nd20HW RambaldoVCE Wattenberg
3rd8HW RambaldoME Nijman
4th20HW RambaldoJ Pashley
5th3HW RambaldoD Prins
6th13HW RambaldoMA Koster
7th18MA KosterAS Tanke
8th5AS TankeM Kornet
9th25AS TankeDM Braat
10th11L EggingDM Braat