South Africa upset England by six runs to reach its first Women’s T20 World Cup final on Friday. Seamers Ayabonga Khaka and Shabnim Ismail shared seven wickets for the host team and kept a powerful English batting lineup at bay. Khaka took three wickets in the 18th over and finished with 4-29, tearing through England’s middle order in those six balls when they looked on course to successfully chase down South Africa’s 164-4. South Africa will face two-time defending champion Australia in Sunday’s final and has the chance of doing something the men’s national team has never done — win a cricket World Cup, with the added bonus of it being on home soil.
Today: December 9, 2023