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Third T20 between India and South Africa washed out

by Saurabh Sharma Sep 29, 2019 • 23:04 PM

Surat, Sep 29:  The third women's T20 international between India and South Africa was called off without a ball being bowled due to wet outfield here on Sunday.

This is the second consecutive game of the five-match series being played in the city to have been called off due to complications arising out of unseasonal rain.

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The city had received rainfall in the morning because of which the field could not be dried off in time for the match, which was scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

The series remains tipped 1-0 in India's favour going into the fourth match on Tuesday.

In the first match, India successfully defended a target of 131 thanks to a brilliant spell from off-spinner Deepti Sharma, who bowled three consecutive maidens and took three wickets in that period, helping India dismiss South Africa for 119.

The T20 series will be followed by a three-match ODI rubber in Vadodara.