DUBLIN: Captain Sune Luus and experienced pacer Shabnim Ismail picked three wickets each as South Africa thrashed Ireland by nine wickets in the first women's ODI.
Sune and Shabnim played instrumental roles in South Africa bowling out Ireland for just 69, which was chased down by the visitors in 16 overs.
Brief Scores: Ireland 69 all out in 27.2 overs (Georgina Dempsey 19, Shauna Kavanagh 15; Shabnim Ismail 3/16, Sune Luus 3/16) lost to South Africa 70/1 in 16 overs (Lara Goodall 32 not out, Andrie Steyn 21 not out; Georgina Dempsey 1/20) by nine wickets. IANS
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