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Purnima, Mithali guide India to comfortable win

Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Purnima RauChristchurch: India coasted to a comfortable eight-wicket victory riding on the splendid efforts of Purnima Rau and Mithali Raj against South Africa in their first match of the Women's World Cup 2000 at the Hagley Oval on Thursday.Indian skipper Anju Jain won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat. Purnima Rau bowled a superb spell of 10 overs, six maidens, 12 runs and three wickets as South Africa were restricted to 128 for eight in 50 overs.The South African batting never got going and they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The highest partnership of 66 runs came for the ninth wicket between captain Kim Price and Yolandi van der Merwe, who remained unbeaten on 42 off 48 balls with four hits to the fence.Young Mithali Raj top scored on 69 as India cruised along to 129 for two in 39.4 overs. Mithali added 54 runs for the second wicket with captain Anju Jain (18) and was also associated in an unbroken 49-run partnership for the third wicket with Chandrakanta Kaul (13).

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