Final, Colombo, Feb 21 2017, ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
IND Women won by 1 wicket
player of the match
Deepti Sharma
India Women
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Harmanpreet's final-over six secures title for India

With India needing eight off the last two balls, stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur struck Marcia Letsoalo over midwicket for a six and then took two off the last ball to secure the title for her team

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Scorecard summary
South Africa Women244/10(49.4 overs)
India Women245/9(50 overs)
end of over 509 runs • 1 wicket
IND-W: 245/9CRR: 4.90 
Harmanpreet Kaur41 (41)
Rajeshwari Gayakwad0 (0)
Marcia Letsoalo6-0-35-1
Marizanne Kapp10-0-36-2
Letsoalo to Kaur, 2 runs

and she does it, what a finish..Harmanpreet charges down the track and converts it to a full toss, lofted it down towards the long-on region, fall short of the fielder

2 runs off the last ball..

Letsoalo to Kaur, SIX runs

Harmanpreet clears the deep midwicket, skips down the track and hammers this back of a length ball, was way slower but she reads it well

Letsoalo to Kaur, no run

another one, full and slower down leg, clips the pad on its away to the keeper

Letsoalo to Kaur, no run

dot..skips down the track and lofts it down towards long-off

Letsoalo to Kaur, no run

short and slower outside off, wears it on the body as Harmanpreet misses out the slog

Letsoalo to Kaur, 1 run, OUT

slower and full, drags it to deep midwicket. Harmanpreet tries to get back, there was never a second, anyways she is back on strike. Yadav nowhere near the crease at the bowler's end where Letsoalo flicks the bails off..

Poonam Yadav run out (Tryon/Letsoalo) 7 (7m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

9 off 6 balls...Letsoalo to bowl the final over. Harmanpreet on strike.

end of over 493 runs
IND-W: 236/8CRR: 4.81 RRR: 9.00 • Need 9 from 6b
Poonam Yadav7 (15)
Harmanpreet Kaur32 (35)
Marizanne Kapp10-0-36-2
Shabnim Ismail10-0-43-1
Kapp to Poonam, 2 runs

skips down the track and slices this length ball through backward of point for a couple

Kapp to Poonam, no run

fullish ball, driven straight back towards the bowler

Kapp to Poonam, no run

another dot, full and wide, can't connect

Kapp to Poonam, no run

pushes from the crease into covers

Kapp to Poonam, no run

widish length ball, pokes at it and is beaten

Kapp to Kaur, 1 run

full toss on leg stump, flicks it past vacant midwicket

end of over 487 runs
IND-W: 233/8CRR: 4.85 RRR: 6.00 • Need 12 from 12b
Harmanpreet Kaur31 (34)
Poonam Yadav5 (10)
Shabnim Ismail10-0-43-1
Marizanne Kapp9-0-33-2
Ismail to Kaur, 1 run

keeps the strike, length ball straying on the pads, flicks it to the deep on leg side

Ismail to Poonam, 1 run

full length on the leg stump, clips to on side

Ismail to Poonam, no run

good length ball, pushes from the crease into cover point

Ismail to Poonam, no run

once again playing that away from the body, beaten this time. On a length and held the line outside off

Ismail to Poonam, FOUR runs

Poonam pushes this full length ball away from the body, outside edge to wide of third man

Ismail to Kaur, 1 run
end of over 473 runs
IND-W: 226/8CRR: 4.80 RRR: 6.33 • Need 19 from 18b
Poonam Yadav0 (6)
Harmanpreet Kaur29 (32)
Marizanne Kapp9-0-33-2
Ayabonga Khaka10-1-55-2
Kapp to Poonam, no run

Poonam defends this with an angled bat to point

Kapp to Kaur, 1 run

length ball on the pads, clips it to deep midwicket

Match details
P Sara Oval, Colombo
TossSouth Africa Women, elected to bat first
SeriesICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
Player Of The Match
Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
Player Of The Series
Sune Luus
Sune Luus
Series resultIndia Women won the 2016/17 ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
Match numberODI no. 1045
Match days21 February 2017 - day(50-over match)
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