#IndiavsSouthAfrica

21 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Laura Wolvaardt, 21, struck seven boundaries in her 39-ball 53 to seal a 2-0 win in the three-match series for South Africa. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • South Africa (159/4) beat India (158/4) by six wickets
  • Lizelle Lee (70) and Laura Wolvaardt (53*) scored fifties for the Proteas
  • The win gives South Africa an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series

21 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
All-rounder Anneke Bosch first pegged the Indian women with a couple of wickets and then smashed an unbeaten 66 off 48 balls. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • The South Africans chased down the target easily with five balls to spare with opener Bosch (66 not out)
  • India scored just 26 runs from the last five overs
  • The Indian bowlers never put any sort of pressure on the Bosch-Luus duo for a long stretch in the match

19 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur were in good touch during the India vs South Africa ODI series. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BCCIWomen)

  • India failed to fire as a unit against their South African counterparts
  • With Jemimah Rodrigues short of runs, India missed the flair of young Shafali Verma
  • Star opener Smriti Mandhana had just one good innings to show in the five-ODI series

17 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Mignon du Preez and Anneke Bosch shared a 96-run partnership for the fourth-wicket to guide South Africa to a five-wicket win over India in the fifth and final ODI. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • India batted first and scored 188/9 from 49.3 overs
  • Skipper Mithali Raj top-scored with an unbeaten 104-ball 79
  • Mignon du Preez (57) and Anneke Bosch (58) scored half-centuries to secure the win

17 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Mithali Raj also became the first Indian woman cricketer to reach 10,000 runs. (Photo credit: Instagram/@MithaliRaj)

  • India put up 188 after being asked to bat first
  • Mithali Raj scored 79 off 104 balls
  • Raj also became the first Indian woman cricketer to reach 10,000 runs

17 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
This is India's fifth and final match against South Africa in the ongoing ODI series. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCIWomen)

  • South Africa is leading the five-match series 3-1
  • India has rested Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Mansi Joshi and Radha Yadav
  • C Pratyusha will make her India debut on Wednesday

14 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
The fifth and final ODI will be played on Wednesday, March 17 before the start of the three-match T20I series. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCIWomen)

  • South Africa (269/3) beat India (266/4) with seven wickets and eight balls to spare
  • Four South African batters struck fifties to secure the win
  • 31-year-old Punam Raut scored an unbeaten 104, her third ODI ton

12 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Smriti Mandhana became the second Indian cricketer to feature in a foreign T20 league by the age of 20. (Photo credit: Twitter/@SmritiMandhana)

  • Smriti Mandhana has scored 2119 runs in 53 ODI matches
  • She was named the Best Women's International Cricketer in 2018
  • ICC awarded her with the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the best female cricketer of the year

6 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Both the teams have got only 2 days of nets before the match in view of COVID protocols. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BCCIWomen)

  • India and South Africa will play a five-match ODI series in Lucknow
  • The series will be followed by three T20 matches
  • The first match starts at 9 am on February 7