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Danielle Wyatt, Sophie Ecclestone fire England to another World Cup final

Danielle Wyatt made the most of the luck that came her way enroute to a memorable hundred as defending champions England showed their big-match temperament with a 137-run win over South Africa to enter the Women’s World Cup final on Thursday. Wyatt (129 off 125), who was dropped five times, struck a maiden World Cup hundred before Sophia Dunkley produced a fine 60 off 72 balls to take England to an imposing 293 for eight after South Africa chose to bowl. South Africa, who had reached the last-four stage as the second best team from the league stage and also eliminated India from the competition, crumbled under the pressure of a knock-out game. They could never recover from the body blow received in the second over of the chase when pacer Anya Shrubsole (2/27) had tourname...