Latest Cricket News – The Indian women’s cricket team defeated the South African women’s cricket team by eight wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series. In this way, the Indian women’s team has taken a 1-0 lead in the series. The South African women’s team won the toss and then decided to bat first. Batting first, the South Africa women’s team was all out for 164 runs in 45.1 overs. In response, the Indian women’s team achieved the target by losing two wickets in 41.4 overs.Priya Punia notched 75 not out.
Batting first, Marizanne Kapp scored the highest innings of 54 runs for the South African women’s team. At the same time, Laura Wolvaardt scored 39 runs. Jhulan Goswami took three wickets for India. Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht and Poonam Yadav took two wickets each. While Deepti Sharma took one wicket. In the absence of Smriti Mandhana for India, Priya Punia started the innings with Jemimah Rodrigues. Rodrigues hit an innings of 55 runs.
Punam Raut scored 16 runs, skipper Mithali Raj returned 11 not out. Earlier, a five-match Twenty20 International series was played between the Indian women’s team and the South African women’s team. The Indian women’s team won the series 3–1.