Sydney, Mar 5 : Australia posted a total of 134 for five against South Africa in the second semi-final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup, here on Thursday. Captain Meg Lanning top scored for Australia with 49 off as many balls.
Apart from Lanning, Beth Mooney (28 off 24 ) and Alyssa Healy (18 off 13 ) also made useful contributions with bat for the hosts. Nadine de Klerk was the pick of the South Africa bowlers taking three wickets for 19 runs in three overs. Earlier, the start of the match was delayed by 20 minutes after heavy rain fell in Sydney throughout afternoon, however no overs were initially lost.
Brief scores: Australia 134/5 in 20 overs (Lanning 49 not out; de Klerk 3/19). (UNI)