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By the barest of margins: Fans express disappointment after India lose nail-biting match against South Africa

Fans expressed their disappointment after Deepti Sharma claimed a wicket on a no-ball in the last over of  the match, resulting in a free-hit.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator

Updated - 27 March 2022 2:57 pm

South African Women spoiled Indian Women’s hopes of entering into the ICC Women’s World Cup semi-finals after defeating Mithali Raj-led side in a thrilling contest by 3 wickets. Harmanpreet Kaur shined with bat and bowl as she caused three spectacular run-outs, picked two wickets and scored 48 in 57-balls in a must-win game. However, South Africa batters held the nerve and ensured victory for their side. Experienced batter Mignon Du Preez scored an unbeaten half century to lead her side to victory.

The loss meant India failed to qualify for the semi-finals as West Indies edged them in the points table by one point. Fans expressed their disappointment after Deepti Sharma claimed a wicket on a no-ball in the last over of  the match, resulting in a free-hit. Australia, South Africa, England, West Indies qualified for the final four and will play in the semis.

Twitterati also lavished praise on players from both sides of the match, who delivered a humdinger of a match.

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