The hosts wrapped up a series victory with a calm and composed chase of South Africa’s 148-6 at New Road
6th over: South Africa 34-0 (Bosch 23, Goodall 6) Better against Sciver, both batters hitting straight for ones and twos, then Bosch reads a slower ball to end the over, waits for it, and lofts it over mid-off for four. End of the fielding restrictions, but South Africa need to boost the scoring rate.
5th over: South Africa 26-0 (Bosch 18, Goodall 3) Sophie Ecclestone on early, left-arm orthodox, and she does exactly what South Africa can’t afford: ties them down for one run from the over. Bosch looks very unsure of how to approach England’s premier bowler, and her only shot is to the leg side with the sweepers back, not to the off side where the field is up.