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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of India Women vs South Africa Women, ICC ODI World Cup from Hagley Oval Christchurch. India will take on the Proteas women in a do or die fight to keep their hopes alive for the semi-finals.
Currently, India are on six points with three wins and as many losses while South Africa are already in the semi-finals. If they want to go to the semi-finals, then India needs to win. If they lose to an in-form South African team, they will be out of the competition.
It has been a very volatile campaign for India in the tournament. In one match, they are the winning side, but in the very next game, they end up as the losing team. Sample this: Against West Indies he scored 317 runs and won by 144 runs. In the very next match against defending champions England, they were all out for 134 runs and lost by four wickets.
In India’s batting in the World Cup, losing wickets in groups has become a regular occurrence. Against Pakistan, they were 114/6 before Sneh Rana and Pooja Vastrakar saved the day with a 122-run stand. When facing New Zealand, they were 95/5 and eventually lost by 62 runs. India were 78/3 against West Indies before Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur hit centuries.
While facing England, India were faltering at 86/7 and were bowled out for 134. Against Australia, he lost two wickets in the first 10 overs and two consecutive overs in the last ten leg. When facing Bangladesh, India slipped from 74/0 to 74/3 and before 108/4 Yastika Bhatia and Sneh Rana did the rescue.
India Women Squad: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Richa Ghosh(w), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Taniya Bhatia, Renuka Singh
South Africa women’s squad: Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Sune Luce (c), Mignon du Preez, Marijne Cup, Chloe Tryon, Trisha Chetty (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Tumi Sekhukhune, Nonculleco Malaba, Sinalo Jaffa , lara goodall, masabata classy