In Benoni, the Proteas were 4 for 20 and then the score was 43 for 6. Kayla Renke then scored a brilliant 53 off 49 balls to help the team reach a respectable score of 112 runs. Chasing the target, Scotland got off to a brisk start but soon the South African bowlers took control.
In the third over of the innings, Gemma Botha struck the first blow as Lister (10) put Scotland under pressure. After this the Scottish wickets kept falling at regular intervals and the pressure on the team was immense. Madison, who came for the 15th over, completed the hat-trick by taking 3 consecutive wickets on the second, third and fourth balls.
She dismissed Maryam Faisal, Niamh Curre and Orla Montgomery. The entire team was dismissed for just 68 runs. In this way, Landesman took 4 wickets for 12 runs in his four overs. In this way, for the first time in the history of the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, the unique record of registering a hat-trick has been named. It is noteworthy that this tournament is being played in the hosting of South Africa. The host team got a crushing defeat from the Indian team in the first match. Now he must have heaved a sigh of relief from this victory.
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