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Australia beats South Africa in one-off women’s Test

Australia thumped South Africa by an innings and 284 runs on Saturday in the first-ever women’s Test between the two countries, which saw records tumble.

Having beaten the host for the first time in ODIs and T20s during its tour, South Africa was hoping to go out on a high with a momentous Test win at Perth’s WACA Ground.

But it was rocked by star player Marizanne Kapp being ruled out ill before the match started, and Australia emphatically showed who was boss.

“I’m very proud. It’s been an amazing series,” said Australia skipper Alyssa Healy.

“The white ball series was really hard fought at times and we were really tested but the way we continued to bounce back right throughout was really impressive.

“To come here to the WACA and finish like we did really caps off the Aussie summer for us, which is cool.”

It was only South Africa’s…

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