#WomensCricket

30 March.Patiala, Punjab, India
Harmanpreet Kaur last played in the ODI series against South Africa. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @imharmanpreet_kaur)

  • Indian women's T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has tested positive for COVID-19
  • She tested herself after developing a mild fever
  • Kaur had shown decent form in the recent ODIs scoring a half-century and a 40

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

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

14 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Punam Raut scored 100 runs off 119 balls in the fourth ODI against South Africa. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @raut_punam)

  • Punam Raut plays for India's women National team
  • Raut scored a century against South Africa in the fourth ODI
  • South Africa women team lead the five match series with 2-1 

India chased down South Africa's first innings target in 28.4 overs. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • The match was overshadowed by an impressive batting display of Smriti Mandhana, who hit 80 runs off 64 balls on Tuesday
  • Jhulan Goswami was crowned the Player of the Match, picking up four wickets with an expense of 42 runs
  • South Africa, batting first, were bowled out at a score of 158 runs

9 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Manu Sawhney, ICC CEO said that we have a clear focus and commitment to an ambitious long-term plan for women's game. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @AusWomenCricket)

  • The International Cricket Council stated the expansion of women cricket post the 2023 cycle
  • The announcement came on International Women's Day 
  • The revised formats will give more teams the chance to compete on the global stage