TAUNTON: South Africa’s star all-rounder Marizanne Kapp placed on a surprising present with the bat as her resounding knock of 150 runs rescued the touring aspect after an early collapse within the one-off Test in opposition to England.
In the one-off Test between the 2 sides, the hosts’ captain Heather Knight invited the Proteas Women to bat first after the coin flipped in her favour.
Batting first, the touring aspect suffered an early catastrophe as they misplaced their 4 wickets for a mere 48 runs because the English pacers wreaked havoc over their top-order.
Following the early catastrophe, the star South African all-rounder Kapp stood up for her crew and performed an important knock to rescue her aspect from a paltry whole.
The right-handed batter stood her floor agency and saved the scoreboard ticking whereas the skipper Sune Luus and Anneke Bosch contributed with vital contributions; scoring 27 and 30 respectively.
Kapp continued to dominate the English bowling assault and placed on very important partnerships with the tailenders, who made their manner again after scoring cheaply.
Following Kapp’s astounding knock, South Africa rescued from 48-Four to 284 on the conclusion of the primary day’s play. She scored an impressive 150 off 213 deliveries, laced with 26 boundaries.
For England, Kate Cross led the way in which with 4 wickets, whereas Lauren Bell claimed two. Issy Wong, Nat Sciver, Sophie Ecclestone, and Alice Davidson-Richards struck out a batter every.
The home aspect will now resume their innings at 0/Zero in response to South Africa’s 284.