Live Updates

  • 4:56 PM IST

    Player of the match: Mithali Raj

  • 4:41 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 156 all out Overs: 46.4, Marcia Letsoalo 5 (5): OUT! This has been a top-notch bowling show by the Indians. Indian spinners managed to triffle South African batswomen by picking wickets at regular intervals. Shikha Pandey was the star bowler picking 4 for 34. Bisht was the second bowler picking 3 for 23 runs.

    India extend their unbeaten streak to 5 games now and top the Super Six standings.
  • 4:30 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 150/8 Overs: 44, Fourie 0(2), Ayabonga 0(0) : OUT! Ekta Bisht has bowled her heart out getting 2 key wickets in an over. Bisht cleaned by van Niekerk and Ismail in the same over.
  • 4:24 PM IST

  • 4:07 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 127/6 Overs: 38.3, Ismail 0(0), Van Niekerk 11 (19): OUT! Tryon goes for 14. She managed to scoop the ball straight into the hands of Harmanpreet Kaur. Skipper Dane Van Niekerk and Tryon were able to manage Indians at bay thus far.Shabnim Ismail comes out in the middle.
  • 3:51 PM IST

    LIVE – South Africa Women 97/4 Overs: 31, Tryon 7(10), Van Niekerk 0 (3): OUT! Deepti Sharma dismisses Trisha Chetty for 52. Chetty was clearly looking to take the game away from India’s grasp. Chetty tried to go over the mid-on region gave a simple catch to Mona Meshram.

  • 3:49 PM IST

  • 3:41 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 97/4 Overs: 31, Tryon 4(5), Chetty 43 (72): This has been a brillant innings by Trisha Chetty. Chetty has anchored the innings very well. Poonam Yadav struck good nabbing the wicket of Marizanne Kapp for 29. Chloe Tryon is out in the middle.
  • 3:25 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 80/3 Overs: 26, Kapp 17(23), Chetty 38(61): Chetty has steadily moved on to 37 off 60 balls. Marizanne Kapp has provided able support to Chetty. Indian bowlers have been ecomonical but has not managed to pick up wickets. India’s ground fielding has been a bit off so far.
  • 3:00 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 50/3 Overs: 20.1 , Kapp 3(3), Chetty 21 (44): FIFTY runs up for South Africa off a sparkling boundary by Chetty. OUT! Rajeshwari Gayakward has managed to get key wicket of Mignon de Preez for 19 runs. Marizanne Kapp is out in the middle, hoping for a South African revival along with Trisha Chetty.
  • 2:54 PM IST

  • 2:47 PM IST

    LIVE – South Africa Women 36/2 Overs: 16, Du Preez 14 (46) , Chetty 14 (46): Both Chetty and Du Preez have played with calmness so far milking bowlers for easy runs. India have now deployed an all out spin attack with Gayakwad and Poonam Yadav bowling in tandem.

  • 2:29 PM IST

    LIVE – South Africa Women 18/2 Overs: 10, Du Preez 6 (26) , Laura Wolvaardt 6 (18): Trisha Chetty and Mignon du Preez have managed to keep Indian spinners at bay after they wrecked havoc over the top order batsmen. Bisht and Deepti have been economical so far.

  • 2:12 PM IST

  • 2:05 PM IST
    LIVE – South Africa Women 7/1 Overs: 2, Du Preez 0 (3) , Laura Wolvaardt 0 (5): OUT! Ekta Bisht gets her woman. Dubious decision from the umpire as replays suggested the ball might have missed the gloves, a wicket nonetheless. Lizelle Lee goes for 1. Mignon du Preez comes out in the middle.
  • 2:00 PM IST

    LIVE – South Africa Women 6/0 Overs: 1, Lizelle Lee 1(1) , Laura Wolvaardt 0(5) : India have a poor start with Pandey giving as many as 6 runs in her first over. 5 of which came from a wide boundary. For, South Africa Laura Wolvaardt will be a key batswomen if they need to chase down India’s total of 205.

  • 1:23 PM IST
    LIVE – India Women 205/8 Overs: 50, Ekta Bisht 2 (4) : Both Vaidya and Pandey added quick runs for the sixth wicket enabling India reach a total of 205 runs. Vaidya took the charge against South African bowlers. Marizanne Kapp got the wicket of Vaidya for 19 runs. Sushma Verma got run out for 1, while Pandey departed for 21.
  • 12:55 PM IST

    LIVE – India Women 164/5 Overs: 43, Devika Vaidya 3 (7), Shikha Pandey 0 (5) : OUT! India are losing wickets in a heap. Poor show in the last 10 overs. Veda gave a simple catch at point region for 28-ball 18. Shikha Pandey is out in the middle to support Vaidya.

  • 12:44 PM IST

  • 12:40 PM IST
    LIVE – India Women 150/4 Overs: 40, Devika Vaidya 0 (1), Veda Krishnamurthy 7(16) : OUT! Mithali Raj falls for 64. Khaka gets her second wicket, Mithali gave a simple catch at point region. Harmanpreet Kaur departs for 7 runs. Kaur managed to french-cut the ball on to her stumps. Well deserved wicket for Marizanne Kapp.
  • 12:37 PM IST

  • 12:26 PM IST
    LIVE – India Women 138/3 Overs: 37, Mithali Raj 63(80) , Veda Krishnamurthy 0(3) : OUT! Harmanpreet Kaur departs for 7 runs. Kaur managed to french-cut the ball on to her stumps. Well deserved wicket for Marizanne Kapp. Onus, now on Mithali to get India near the 200-run mark.
  • 12:22 PM IST

  • 12:10 PM IST
    LIVE – India Women 128/2, Overs: 34, Mithali Raj 51(71) , Harmanpreet Kaur 5(10) : Onus now on Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali to get India near the 220-run mark. Mona Meshram departs after making a 85-ball 55. Mona tried to heave Van Niekerk over cover only get her stumps rattled.
  • 12:04 PM IST

  • 12:01 PM IST

    LIVE – India Women 120/1 Overs: 31.2, Mithali Raj 50(69) , Mona Meshram 54(82) : FIFTY up for Mona, she smacks the ball over wide long-on. Mithali follows suit bringing up her fifty in just 69 balls.

    Ismail had earlier missed getting Mona’s wicket for 40. Both Mona and Mithali have scored their fifties.

    India Women will want to end up somewhere near 200+ run mark. South African skipper Van Niekerk has brought on herself to bowl.
  • 11:54 AM IST

  • 11:50 AM IST

  • 11:39 AM IST
    LIVE – India Women 77/1 Overs: 25, Mithali Raj 32(52) , Mona Meshram 29(60) : This has been a solid stand for India Women. Mithali has played the part of an aggressor, while Mona has managed to provide solid support. The pair also brought up their 50 run stand in 82 balls.
  • 11:21 AM IST

    LIVE – India Women 53/1 Overs: 20, Mithali Raj 25(36) , Mona Meshram 13 (44) : India Women bring up their fifty run-mark after starting off slow. Mithali meanwhile becomes the second women cricketer to cross the 5,500 ODI run mark. England’s Charlotte Edwards was the first women cricket to do so.

india womens vs south africa womens

Good Morning, शुभ प्रभात, Maidin mhaith! Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live blog session of the Super Six stage of the ongoing ICC Women World Cup Qualifier 2017 between India Women and South Africa Women at P Sara Oval in Colombo. We will be bringing to you the live updates from this tie. The tournament has reached the business-end with the Super Six and both the top-ranked teams are set to witness a high-profile match on the first day. The other matches taking place on the same day is between Pakistan-Sri Lanka and Bangladesh-Ireland at Nondescripts Cricket Club and Colombo Cricket Club respectively.

This competition will not only qualify these teams to the top-four in the tournament but also assure them a place in the ICC Women World Cup 2017 which is to be held from June 26 to July 23. India who are ranked No. 4 in the ICC ODI team rankings have a humongous challenge up-front after they lost the ICC Championship series against No. 6 ranked South Africa in November 2014 by 2-1 at home. India have won against Sri Lanka, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Thailand with much ease. Captain Mithali Raj along with her teammates will be expected to continue the all-round performance in this stiff competition.

As for the latest ICC ODI batting rankings, MD Thirushkamini has jumped to No. 41 position after her century against Thailand while Mithali goes one step further at No. 2.

Meanwhile, South Africa’s captain Dane van Niekerk has the advantage of leading the side not just with the bat but with the ball as well. She is ranked No. 12 among batters and is placed at 15th spot as a bowler.


India: Mithali Raj (c), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Thirush Kamini, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mona Meshram, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Sushma Verma (wk), Soni Yadav, Mansi Joshi.

South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (c), Trisha Chetty (wk), Moseline Daniels, Mignon du Preez, Yolani Fourie, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Marcia Letsoalo, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Lizelle Lee.

Editorial team of CricketCountry.