Proteas beat Malawi Queens comfortably to complete 3-0 series whitewash

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By Xilombe Mathye

JOHANNESBURG –The South African Proteas recorded their third and ultimate victory after scourging the Malawi Queens 69-28 on the ultimate take a look at of the SPAR International Netball 3 Test Series on the Superbowl in Sun City on Sunday afternoon.

The Queens had been combating tooth and nail to at the very least win the ultimate spherical of the three Test Series after shedding the opposite two matches to the Proteas.

The Malawians had a stable begin as they went into the primary stanza of the match with a combating spirit however the South Africans weren’t giving them the chance to shine.

The Queens’ defence mixture of Grace Mwafulirwa, Martha Dambo and Towera Vinkhumbo had been combating laborious to block the Protea’s balls within the capturing circle and on the similar time, their assault unit had been doing nicely with the availability of quick and fast passes.

The Queens labored laborious and noticed themselves trailing by solely 5 targets on the finish of the primary stanza (14-9).

The Proteas obtained off a greater begin within the second quarter as they managed to break free from the Queens placing a snug hole between the 2 sides.

The formidable mixture of aim shooter Lenize Potgieter and aim assault Lefébre Rademan must be given credit score for the correct and sterling service within the capturing circle which inflated the aim margin between the 2 uniforms, permitting the Proteas to shut off the primary half with a rating of 36-16.

The South Africans continued to dominate within the third quarter and exhibit their high quality when the visiting crew ran out of steam and failed to preserve their depth.

The Queens had to play catch up within the championship quarter which proved to be laborious as they had been failing to break by means of the Proteas’ defence wall and rating targets.

The Malawi coach Peace Kaluwa rang just a few modifications in the direction of the tip of the third stanza hoping to improve the Queens’ efficiency within the the rest of the quarter but it surely was not sufficient because the quarter ended 56-20 in favour of South Africa.

The Malawians started to take management of the ultimate quarter as they dished targets and annoyed the Proteas. That was nevertheless not sufficient for the guests to win the match.

South Africa went into the ultimate quarter wanting to break their very own scoring report of a 40 aim distinction and so they managed to accomplish that and closed off the Test Series with a aim distinction of 41 targets.

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