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Lucknow, Mar 23 (PTI) Aggressive batting comes naturally to her, declared world's number one T20I batswoman Shafali Verma on Tuesday after powering India to an easy nine-wicket win over South ...

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

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

12 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Punam Raut (L) scored a calculated fifty against South Africa in Lucknow. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • En route to her 15th ODI fifty, Punam Raut hit six boundaries
  • She was well complemented by Mithali Raj in the middle
  • The India vs South Africa ODI series is levelled at 1-1

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