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  2. S Africa 104-7 (20 overs) - SL win by 10 runs
  3. Sri Lanka 114-7 (20 overs) - Atapattu 52
  4. Neither team could qualify for semi-finals
  5. SL v SA men's game is at 15:00 BST

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That's all from me. Read the full match report here as Sri Lanka women beat South Africa women by 10 runs in their final Women's World Twenty20 match.

The final Group A table

Confirmation of the final Group A table, with #SL finishing third following their victory. #SAWvSLW #WT20

Confirmation of the final Group A table, with #SL finishing third following their victory. #SAWvSLW #WT20

Sri Lanka win by 10 runs

Sri Lanka 114-7 (20 overs) - Atapattu 52, Kapp 2-17

South Africa 104-7 (20 overs) - Chetty 26, Prabobhani 2-13

Full scorecard

Tryon c Kanchana b Prabodhani 11

South Africa 102-7 - target 115

A wonderful finish to the match as Prabodhani holds her nerve to hold on to a steepling catch from Chloe Tryon who goes for 11.

South Africa need 13 from six balls...

Sune Luus hits a four

South Africa 98-6 - target 115

South Africa are running out of overs, but Sune Luus hits a four down the ground - they need 17 from the last 10 balls.

Lee c Weerakkody b Kumari 12

South Africa 84-6 - target 115

A key wicket for Sri Lanka as Lizelle Lee is caught by stand-in wicketkeeper Prasadani Weerakkody.

Lee hits a six

South Africa 82-5 - target 115

Lizelle Lee goes big and straight and it sails over the  leaping long-off fielder for a six.

South Africa are still in this.

Counting down to the men's match

Don't forget, South Africa and Sri Lanka's male counterparts are playing later - TMS commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra from 14:45 BST, with in-play highlights and live text here on the website.

View of the Feroz Kotla an hour before the last #WT20 group game. #SA v #SL is live @5liveSport 2.45pm #bbccricket

View of the Feroz Kotla an hour before the last #WT20 group game. #SA v #SL is live @5liveSport 2.45pm #bbccricket

Kapp c & b Prabodhani 14

South Africa 74-5 - target 115

South Africa are in a spot of bother as Marizanne Kapp goes for 14. They need 41 from 26 balls and wickets are tumbling.

We've got a close game here! #SA Women need 44 from 30 balls. LIVE: #SAWvSLW #WT20

We've got a close game here! #SA Women need 44 from 30 balls. LIVE: #SAWvSLW #WT20

Devnarain lbw b Kumari 3

South Africa 65-4 - target 115

Good bowling from Sugandika Kumari as Dinesha Devnarain is trapped lbw.

Chetty lbw b Lokusuriyage 26

South Africa 52-3 - target 115

Three wickets in eight balls for Sri Lanka as South Africa opener Trisha Chetty is out lbw to Eshani Lokusuriyage.

Double breakthrough for Sri Lanka

South Africa 50-2 - target 115

A breakthrough for Sri Lanka as they take two much-needed wickets in the 10th over. Dane van Niekerk is run out and captain Mignon du Preez is out lbw to Chamari Atapattu. 

Opportunity for Sri Lanka...

Back-to-back boundaries for Chetty

South Africa 29-0 - target 115

Wide on the off side and it is easily run away fine for back-to-back boundaries by South Africa opener Trisha Chetty.

Van Niekerk hits huge six

South Africa 19-0 - target 115

The South Africa total is climbing as Dane van Niekerk hits a huge blow over long-on.

Van Niekerk hits a four

South Africa 6-0 - target 115

A start positive start to South Africa's innings as Dane van Niekerk hits a boundary through extra cover in the opening over.

So, #SA need 115 to win. Can they do it? Play is underway. LIVE: #SAWvSLW #WT20

So, #SA need 115 to win. Can they do it? Play is underway. LIVE: #SAWvSLW #WT20

Kapp gets two quick wickets

Sri Lanka 105-7

Sri Lanka's wickets continue to fall as Kathira Kanchana and Nipuni Hansika are both out lbw to Marizanne Kapp in the penultimate over of the Sri Lanka innings. They finish on 114-7.

Weerakkody c Devnarain b Luus 15

Sri Lanka 97-5

The Sri Lankan wickets begin to tumble as the innings draws to a close, as Prasadani Weerakkody is caught by Dinesha Devnarain.

End of innings: Sri Lanka 114-7 (20 overs)

Sri Lanka finish on 114-7, mainly thanks to Chamari Atapattu's 52 from 49 balls.

Atapattu run out 52

Sri Lanka 93-4

The Sri Lankan captain loses her wicket after being run out by Marizanne Kapp.

50 for Chamari Atapattu

Sri Lanka 87-3

Great running from the Sri Lankan skipper to reach her half-century.

Sanjeewani st Chetty b Luus 7

Sri Lanka 70-3

Anushka Sanjeewani is stumped by Trisha Chetty after a tricky bounce.

Chamari Atapattu hits massive six

Sri Lanka 65-2

Chamari Atapattu's slog-sweep sails over the rope for the shot of the day so far.

Manodara b Letsoalo 4

Sri Lanka 42-2

A Marcia Letsoalo yorker sneaks past Dilani Manodara for South Africa's second wicket of the match.

Chamari Atapattu hits a boundary

Sri Lanka 27-1

Marizanne Kapp bowls to captain Chamari Atapattu who hits a four outside off stump.

Mendis b Ismail 7

Sri Lanka 23-1

South Africa get a breakthrough as Yasoda Mendis is bowled by Shabnim Ismail.

Yasoda Mendis hits a four

The ball sits up nicely for opener Yasoda Mendis for the first boundary of the match.

Team line-ups

South Africa: Dane van Niekerk, Trisha Chetty (wk), Mignon du Preez (capt), Marizanne Kapp, Dinesha Devnarain, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail, Yolani Fourie, Marcia Letsoalo.

Sri Lanka: Chamari Atapattu (capt),Yasoda Mendis, Dilani Manodara (wk), Prasadani Weerakkody, Anushka Sanjeewani, Eshani Lokusuriyage, Nipuni Hansika, Udeshika Prabodhani, Ama Kanchana, Inoka Ranaweera, Sugandika Kumari.

Toss news

Sri Lanka won the toss and have decided to bat first.

Welcome to the Women's World Twenty20

Welcome to South Africa v Sri Lanka in the Women's World Twenty20 in Bangalore. Watch in-play highlights (UK only) on this page. Play starts at 11:00 BST.