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DNMUM392651 | 7/18/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :216

ICC WOMEN'S WORLD CUP ENGLAND & WALES 2017

Mumbai: When the leading run-getter and leading wicket-taker of the ICC Women’s World Cup come face to face in the semifinal in Bristol on Tuesday, one can be assured of a riveting contest. England opener Tammy Beaumont has amassed 372 runs in seven innings with a hundred and a fifty while South Africa captain and leg-break bowler Dane van Niekerk leads the bowling charts with 15 sticks including three four-wicket bags. The two know very well that England’s victory over the South African women in the league stage by 68 runs in this very venue will count for nothing when they lock horns for the right to enter the final at the Lord’s on July 23. EnglandBeaumont said on the eve of the first semifinal: “It is going to be a clean slate on Tu
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