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Midland stars impress as England beat South Africa by nine wickets

England's Danielle Wyatt in 2012 Credit: Paul Thomas / PA Archive/Press Association Images

England Women got off to a winning start in South Africa, after beating their hosts by nine wickets.

In the 50-over warm-up match, taking place at Mamelodi Cricket Club, South Africa Women Emerging XI won the toss and elected to bat.

Danielle Wyatt, who plays for Nottinghamshire, ripped through the middle-order as she took 3-7.

22-year-old Warwickshire batter Amy Jones also impressed, making an unbeaten 44 from 35 balls.

England made light work of chasing a total of 63 and did so with 39.5 overs to spare.

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