Close of Play

  • Wed, 20 Aug - day 1 - England Women 1st innings 189/3 (SC Taylor 78*, LS Greenway 37*, 50 ov)
  • Thu, 21 Aug - day 2 - South Africa Women 2nd innings 67/3 (J Logtenberg 18*, AL Hodgkinson 2*, 34 ov)
  • Fri, 22 Aug - day 3 - South Africa Women 2nd innings 229 (94.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Taylor hundred puts England within sight of victory

    Claire Taylor: back-to-back hundreds © Getty Images England's women were on the verge of a series-clinching innings victory at Taunton, as South Africa struggled to 67 for 3 at the close of the second day of the second Test, still trailing

  • England complete series win over tired South Africa

    Clare Taylor: remarkable spell of 13-11-5-3 England completed an innings victory over South Africa in the second and final Test at Taunton with over a day and a half to spare

  • Feeble South Africans face uphill struggle

    Lucy Pearson: four wickets as South Africa collapsed after lunch © Getty Images South Africa's women performed a vanishing act that their Indian counterparts would have been proud of, as England took control on the opening day of the second