India Women vs South Africa Women 2021

Poonam Raut

India vs South Africa: Poonam Raut hit a brilliant century. Apart from this, vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur hit a battling half-century. India scored big in the fourth match of the series.

Poonam Raut's century (104) and Harmanpreet's (54) half-century, the Indian women's cricket team set a strong score of 266 runs for 4 wickets in the fourth ODI of the series against South Africa. In this match being played at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday, the Indian team has a difficult target in front of South Africa.

South Africa won the toss and invited India to bat. India did not have a good start and Smriti Mandhana (10) returned to the pavilion in the fifth over of the innings. After this, Poonam Raut joined Priya Poonia. Both handled the Indian innings and shared a 44-run partnership.


The Indian team looked strong when the visiting team returned to the match by dismissing Poonia (32). At this time India's score was 61 for 2 wickets in 16 overs. Captain Mithali Raj then came to the crease to support Raut.

Both took out the team hard. Both batsmen gave a mixed sense of aggression and moderation. Raut completed his 50 runs in the 32nd over. This was his third consecutive half-century. 

Mithali and Raut shared a 103-run partnership for the third wicket. Mithali was just five runs away from her half-century when she was dismissed by Tumi Sekhukhune. It was the 38th over of the innings. At this time India's score was 174 runs for three wickets. Meanwhile, Mithali also became the first woman cricketer to complete seven thousand runs in One Day International.

After all, Raut and Harmanpreet Kaur were aggressive batsmen in the overs. Both of them scored fast. Harmanpreet scored 54 runs off just 35 balls. Both shared 88 runs for the fourth wicket. Finally, Poonam and Deepti Sharma remained unbeaten.

IND W vs SA W: Mithali Raj becomes first Indian woman cricketer to score 10,000 international runs

Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team, achieved a special record during the third ODI against South Africa. Mithali Raj became the first Indian woman cricketer to score more than 10,000 international runs in the match as she struck a four off Anne Bosch in 27.5 overs. Before this match, Mithali Raj had a total of 9,965 international runs in his account. Mithali was dismissed for 36 off 50 balls. Overall, Mithali is just another woman cricketer in the world who has achieved this feat.

Former England cricketer Sharlet Edwards is the first female cricketer to do so. Mithali Raj has scored 663 Test runs, 2364 T20 runs and 6974 ODI International runs. India had lost two wickets for 64 runs. After this Mithali Raj and Poonam Raut together handled the Indian innings. Together, the two took the score to 141 runs. Mithali Raj hit five fours during her innings.

India vs South Africa Women: First T20 match to be played today, injured Harmanpreet will not be part of the team

Team India opener Smriti Mandhana said, "Harmanpreet Kaur is out of the match on Saturday and more information about her injury will be given by the medical team and team management."

India Women vs South Africa Women 1st T20: Indian women's T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been ruled out of the first match played against South Africa at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium today due to injury. In the absence of Harmanpreet, the team's vice-captain Smriti Mandhana will take over the captaincy. 


In the fifth ODI against South Africa played on the same ground, Harmanpreet suffered a hip injury while batting in the 31st over and she retired out of the ground after being retired. Harmanpreet could not get down to bat again. When she went out of the field, she was batting for 30 runs. At the same time, in the fourth ODI match, Harmanpreet had scored an excellent half-century. 


Team India opener Smriti Mandhana said, "Harmanpreet Kaur is out of the match on Saturday and more information about her injury will be given by the medical team and team management."

South Africa defeated India in the fifth ODI and won the five-match series 4-1. Now a three-match T20 series is to be played between the two teams. The first match of this series will be played from 7 pm today. 


The two teams for this match are as follows 


Indian women's team: Smriti Mandhana (Captain), Shafali Verma, Jemima Rodrigues, Richa Ghosh, Sushma Verma (wicketkeeper), Deepti Sharma, Harleen Deol, Nuzhat Parveen, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gaekwad, Poonam Yadav, Mansi Joshi, Ayushi Soni, Simran Bahadur, Monica Patel and C Pratyusha. 

South Africa Women's Team: Sune Luce (Captain), Laura Volvard, Lara Goodall, Mignon du Preez, Anne Bosch, Marijan Kapp, Nadine de Kirkle, Sinaloa Javera (Wicketkeeper), Shabnim Ismail, Nondimiso Shenjun, Tumi Sekhukhuni, Trisha Khaka, Tzmin Brits, Faye Tunnicliffe, Noncululeco Mlaba and Lyle Lee.

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