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Summary

  1. SA 85 all out; Eng 87-3
  2. Shrubsole 3-11 including hat-trick; Sciver 3-4
  3. England close to securing semi-final place; SA eliminated
  4. West Indies face Sri Lanka in later game (00:00 GMT)

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By Jamie Lillywhite and Mark Mitchener

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    We're going to wrap up the live text at this point - you can continue to listen to TMS, who are now reviewing the men's Test, via this page and on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

    TMS will then have commentary on West Indies v Sri Lanka from 23:45 GMT - and if you want to listen to that game, keep your wireless on 5 live sports extra, or listen via this page which will magically awake at 23:45.

    For now, I'm going to leave you with Anya Shrubsole's hat-trick. Take care, and make sure you join us for live text on India-Australia AND New Zealand v Ireland tomorrow. TTFN.

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    To recap, England have one foot in the semi-finals and South Africa are heading home.

    If West Indies avoid defeat against Sri Lanka in just under an hour, the Windies and England are both through to the semi-finals.

    If Sri Lanka win, it keeps the group open. England are still almost certainly through (as it would take a huge effort on net run-rate for Sri Lanka to overtake them), but they can make certain by beating the Windies on Sunday.

    Group A table
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    ...but as they did against Bangladesh the other day, Heather Knight and Amy Jones saw England home:

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    There was a brief wobble when England lost three wickets in short order...

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    Danni Wyatt and Tammy Beaumont then got England off to a flier in the powerplay:

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    But the highlight of the day - and arguably of the tournament so far - was Anya Shrubsole's hat-trick to wrap up the innings:

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    Mignon du Preez and Chloe Tryon cleared the ropes but both perished when well set - the latter falling to Nat Sciver who recorded figures of 4-1-4-3 with her medium pace.

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    Let's leave you with some of the best highlights from today.

    England lost the toss but tore into SA early on, reducing them to 30-4:

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    England haven't been tested yet, West Indies might be the first test - if they turn up - then it just gets harder and harder.

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    BBC Test Match Special

    TMS listeners can now listen to the TMS podcast reviewing day three of the second Test between England's men and Sri Lanka in Pallekele.

    It's also available here.

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Reaching just the semi-final would be considered a disappointment for England. Even India have not got the domestic strength so if England or Australia do not make the major milestones there would be surprise because they are fully professional.

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    Charlotte Edwards

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    Coaches often downplay things. At the World Cup in 2013 in India, we were the best team but didn't win it. Yet in 2014 in the World T20 we had a few injuries so getting to the final was good."

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    Henry Moeran

    BBC Test Match Special

    Coach Mark Robinson said to me in the summer that with Sarah Taylor, Katherine Brunt and Katie George in the side, they could win this tournament, but he was playing it down yesteday.

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    One of the reasons England will want to play India and not Australia is fielding, India have had matches where they have dropped five catches. Australia's 1-5 batting and their bowling is electric and so is their fielding.

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    Charlotte Edwards

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    For me, reaching the final is an absolute minimum for England.

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    We haven't seen Dunkley and Winfield have much game time so things like batters having time at the crease can come into play down the line.

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    Charlotte Edwards

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    I don't think you can. Getting the top spot's crucial now. Batting at six and seven could be crucial in this tournament and that's why I worry for Dunkley and Winfield.

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    What a player Anya Shrubsole is, we know what she can do with the new ball but this death bowling is outstanding.

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    Charlotte Edwards

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    The good thing is that by tomorrow, England will know who's the top seed of the other group. I'd rather play India in the semi-final than Australia. I think India and Australia would both hit England with spin in the powerplay. They are missing a batter like Brunt at the bottom end - they do rely heavily on the top five.

    (The top team in each group play the runners-up of the other group)