Live Updates

  • 7:31 PM IST

    That’s curtains to South Africa’s innings. Poonam Yadav shines with her 4-wicket haul. India Women make it 2 out of 2 winning the second game by 178 runs.

  • 7:26 PM IST

    Wickets are tumbling for South Africa are regular intervals. Deepti Sharma got two successive wickets in her over. India are not too far from another victory.

  • 6:58 PM IST

  • 6:57 PM IST

    South Africa Women are falling like pack of cards. Lee is the only women standing tall amidst the India Women storm. They need 4 wickets while South Africa need another 208 runs to win

  • 6:50 PM IST

    There you go, another wicket down. South Africa have lost half their side for 89. India Women are walking through them.

  • 6:49 PM IST

  • 6:49 PM IST

    Fifty for Lizelle Lee and another wicket down for South Africa. She is losing partners at regular intervals. Poonam Yadav bags her second. South Africa Women need 214, India need 6 wickets to win

  • 6:33 PM IST

  • 6:30 PM IST

    And Poonam Yadav strikes now. Third wicket down. It has been start and stop kind of innings for South Africa. All is not going well for the South African Women. They need 239 to win while India need 7 wickets more.

  • 6:07 PM IST

    Looks like the first ODI is repeating. Trisha Chetty who was playing her 100th ODI has ended her innings on a rather sad note. She goes for 6. Rajeshwari Gayakwad strikes. South Africa Women 51/2, need 252 to win

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Hello and welcome to the live blog of the second ODI between India Women and South Africa Women. We, at CricketCountry, will bring all the live updates, stats, as well as interesting posts from the social media universe. The venue for this encounter too is Diamond Oval, Kimberley, and the final will be played at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.

Smriti Mandhana was the Player of the Match in the series opener, scoring a spectacular 84 off 98 balls. India, however, suffered a collapse: from 154 for 1, they slumped to 196 for 7. Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka scalped 2 wickets each.

Shikha Pandey made sure South Africa do not start well, dismissing three of the top four batsmen. Jhulan Goswami then took over and finished the South African innings when they were 87 runs away from the target. Her four-wicket haul took her to 199 ODI wickets. She will become the first woman cricketer to the 200-wicket club.

India will want their middle order to step up, while South Africa will have to make amends in all the departments.

Squads:

India: Mithali Raj (c), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Mona Meshram, Shikha Pandey, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Sushma Verma (wk) and Poonam Yadav

South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (c), Marizanne Kapp, Trisha Chetty, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Sune Luus, Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Andrie Steyn, Raisibe Ntozakhe and Zintle Mali