India Women are in top form vs South Africa © Getty Images
India have performed in all departments, so far, vs South Africa © Getty Images

0 instances of India Women whitewashing South Africa Women in a bilateral ODI series of any length. In fact, only once have they whitewashed an opposition away from home in a series of 3 or more matches. They did this in the 2004 Women’s Asia Cup in Sri Lanka — where Sri Lanka Women were the only other side. India swept the series 5-0.

0.83 win-loss ratio for South Africa at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. However, they have a 2-1 lead over India Women here, though India won the last match between the two teams on this ground, in the final of the quadrangular trophy last year.

358 India’s score against Ireland at the same ground last year, their highest. Deepti Sharma (188) and Poonam Yadav (109) had added 320 for the opening wicket that day.

33 runs needed by Deepti Sharma (961) needs another 39 to reach 1,000 ODI runs.She will become the 10th Indian and 84th overall to the landmark.

9 runs needed by Laura Wolvaardt to reach 1,000 runs. She will be the 8th South African and (if she reaches there before Deepti) the 84th overall to the landmark.

2 wickets needed by Shikha Pandey to reach the 50-wicket mark. She will become the 11th Indian and 78th overall to have achieved this.

1 wickets needed by Jhulan (23 wickets) to become the highest wicket-taker for any country against South Africa.She is tied with Lucy Pearson.

4 wickets needed by Shikha to become the highest wicket-taker for any country against South Africa. Shikha has a terrific record against them: her 20 wickets have come at an average of 14.65 and a strike rate of 22.2, the latter being the best against South Africa with a 15-wicket cut-off. The only ones ahead of Shikha are Lucy (23), Jhulan (23), Rosalie Birch (21), and Clare Connor (21).

3 wickets needed by Ayabonga Khaka to reach the 50-wicket mark. She will become the 7th South African and (if she reaches there before Shikha) 78th overall to have achieved this.