India galloped to an innings and 34-run win against South Africa on the last day of the Test match in Mysore. After polishing off the middle and lower-order in the first innings on Day 3, Harmanpreet Kaur claimed four wickets after the visitors were asked to follow-on to take India to a thumping win. (Also Read: Report: Ind vs SA (Women), Test–Day 3 | Day 2 | Day 1)
Earlier, South Africa resumed their second innings on 83/6 on the fourth day. Trisha Shetty was the first to be sent back in the morning. With 37 added to the visitors overnight score Shetty’s resistance was ended by Shikha Pandey for 35 leaving the team on 120/7. A couple of overs later, Harmanpreet Kaur castled Yolani Fourie for naught with just a run added to the team’s total. Chloe Tryon continued to put up a fight to extend the innings with Sunette Loubser and took the team to Lunch at 131/8.
However, the tail-enders were sent back immediately after lunch by Kaur while Tryon was left stranded on 30. On her first ball after Lunch, the pacer sent back Loubser and claimed Marcia Letsoalo off the next ball to ring in a thumping victory.
Day 1: India 1st inn 211/1 in 102 overs (M D Thirushkamini 100*, Poonam Raut 100*)
Day 2: India 1st inn 400/6 decl in 148.4 overs (M D Thirushkamini 192, Poonam Raut 130, Sunette Loubser 3/90); South Africa 1st inn 85/3 in 51 overs (Nadine Moodley 40, Mignon Du Preez 28*, R Gayakwad 2/20)
Day 3: South Africa 1st inn 234 all out in 110 overs (Mignon Du Preez 102, Trisha Shetty 56, Harmanpreet Kaur 5/44, R Gayakwad 4/54); South Africa 2nd inn 83/6 in 41 overs (M Kapp 19*, P Yadav 2/15, J Goswami 2/18)