result
3rd ODI, Johannesburg, Feb 14 2016, ICC Women's Championship
(43.5/50 ov, target 197)198/5
ENG Women won by 5 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
player of the match
Heather Knight
England Women
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Knight and Elwiss earn England series and vital points

Heather Knight and Georgia Elwiss produced a pair of composed innings to guide England to a series-clinching five-wicket victory at the Wanderers after their chase had been in considerable early trouble

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Scorecard summary
South Africa Women196/9(50 overs)
England Women198/5(43.5 overs)
43.5
4
Tryon to Knight, FOUR runs
43.4
4
Tryon to Knight, FOUR runs
43.3
1
Tryon to Wyatt, 1 run
43.2
Tryon to Wyatt, no run
43.1
Tryon to Wyatt, no run
end of over 433 runs • 1 wicket
ENG-W: 189/5CRR: 4.39 RRR: 1.14 • Need 8 from 42b
Heather Knight59 (98)
Danni Wyatt1 (1)
Shabnim Ismail10-1-35-2
Dane van Niekerk4-0-23-0
42.6
Ismail to Knight, no run
42.5
Ismail to Knight, no run
42.4
1
Ismail to Wyatt, 1 run
42.3
W
Ismail to Elwiss, OUT
Georgia Elwiss b Ismail 61 (77m 67b 6x4 1x6) SR: 91.04
42.2
Ismail to Elwiss, no run
42.1
2
Ismail to Elwiss, 2 runs
end of over 428 runs
ENG-W: 186/4CRR: 4.42 RRR: 1.38 • Need 11 from 48b
Georgia Elwiss59 (64)
Heather Knight59 (96)
Dane van Niekerk4-0-23-0
Shabnim Ismail9-1-32-1
41.6
1
D van Niekerk to Elwiss, 1 run
41.5
1
D van Niekerk to Knight, 1 run
41.4
D van Niekerk to Knight, no run
41.3
1
D van Niekerk to Elwiss, 1 run
41.2
1
D van Niekerk to Knight, 1 run
41.1
4
D van Niekerk to Knight, FOUR runs
end of over 414 runs
ENG-W: 178/4CRR: 4.34 RRR: 2.11 • Need 19 from 54b
Heather Knight53 (92)
Georgia Elwiss57 (62)
Shabnim Ismail9-1-32-1
Chloe Tryon8-0-19-2
40.6
1
Ismail to Knight, 1 run
40.5
Ismail to Knight, no run
40.4
2
Ismail to Knight, 2 runs
Match details
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossEngland Women, elected to field first
SeriesICC Women's ChampionshipEngland Women tour of South Africa
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Heather Knight
Heather Knight
Series resultEngland Women won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 973
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.10, Interval 13.10-13.55, Second Session 13.55-17.05
Match days14 February 2016 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
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Dennis Smith
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Philip Vosloo
Reserve Umpire
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Brad White
Match Referee
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Tiffie Barnes
PointsEngland Women 2, South Africa Women 0