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  • 8:21 PM IST

    ZIM W win by 6 wickets! Zimbabwe Women have secured their maiden win in this series with a clinical performance. Although the task looked far sighted with the early wickets, but they emerged victorious with a strong unbeaten 125-run stand for fifth wicket between Sharne Mayers and Mary-Anne Musonda. They finished task by 47 overs and 6 wickets on hand.

  • 7:45 PM IST
    The task for Zimbabwe Women is also not too tough. Just 44 runs to win and 9 more overs to go. Sharne Mayers and Mary-Anne have handled the chase with ease and in composed fashion after esrly fall of wickets.
  • 7:41 PM IST

    IND W win by 7 wickets! With a run Mithali is on 44 and next over strike will go to Mithali. 6 needed to win for India Women and 6 needed for Mithali’s fifty as well. Begins the over with a single and gives the strike to Harmanpreet. And the dot balls continue. Mithali to maintain the strike. 5 runs needed to win and 5 runs for her fifty as well. Mithali finishes off in style with a SIX and also gets his fifty, adding another victory to India Women in the series by 7 wickets

  • 7:31 PM IST
    IND W had bowled out SA W by 39.3 overs. Harmanpreet and Mithali are finishing off the task with singles. And before we do not forget, Mithali is approaching her fifty as well. Another 8 runs to go for India Women and 39 overs already.
  • 7:19 PM IST

    ZIM W 135/4, need 75 to win: So far it has been easy road for Zimbabwe as well with just 75 to win now. Mary-Anne and Sharne have made the task easier. Ireland Women after all the struggles will look to defend their total well.

  • 7:16 PM IST

    IND W 96/3, need 24 to win: India Women are just 24 runs away from their second win of the tournament, apart from their warm-up victory. It has been easy-eapsy for Hamanpreet and Mithali to maintain the momentum.

  • 6:54 PM IST

    ZIM W 101/4, need 109 to win: Suddenly, Zimbabwe Women have picked the pace and they are 100 up already. Another 109 to go. Musonda and Sharne are on similar scores of 10. However, wickets remain a concern. If Zimbabwe can keep the wickets, situation will be well under control.

  • 6:53 PM IST

    IND W 76/3, need 44 to win: Shabnim Ismail has got wicket maiden and Meshram has to depart. But with just 45 runs needed, Harmanpreet has joined the crease along with Mithali to repair the damage. IND W have 7 wickets on hand and another 44 runs to go.

  • 6:40 PM IST

    ZIM W 86/3, need 124 to win: Zimbabwe Women’s flow of runs has got slower. Ireland Women are getting maiden overs, adding pressure on the opposition.

  • 6:37 PM IST

    IND W 69/2, need 51 to win: The chase is getting easier with Mithali on the crease. She has already smashed 3 boundaries and the target is nothing less 51 to go now. This would be easy-peasy for them after an all-round effort by the side.

  • 6:22 PM IST

    ZIMW 72/3, need 138 to win: Zimbabwe Women were in goo stead initially and now are losing wickets at regular intervals. They are three down now with Loren gone for 25 providing good start. Shauna, is on a different zone, bagging her second wicket for the day.

  • 6:20 PM IST

    IND W 55/2, need 65 to win: India Women are looking for an early finish here with Mithali taking the centre stage. She is going for the kill and they are already 50 up. Meshram has also joined the league with the boundaries. Equation now 65 off 30 overs with 8 wickets to spare.

  • 6:13 PM IST
    ZIM W 63/2, need 147 to win: Zimbabwe Women are another wicket down. They still need 147 to win and their batter Anesu has to make her way back to the hut. Shauna has shone not only with bat but with ball as well claiming a crucial wicket again.
  • 6:08 PM IST

    IND W 39/2, need 81 to win: India Women were going steady until Moseline Dniels got her first wicket breaking yet another crucial partnership. Raut goes for 12 and now comes skipper Mithali Raj has made her way out.

  • 6:03 PM IST
    ZIM W 50/1, need 160 to win: And it is 50 up for ZIM W. Anesu and Loren have added 19 runs already. But still a long way to go for them as they need 160 to win. Meanwhile, IND W are already reaching their target in the other match.
  • 5:55 PM IST
    IND W 30/1, need 90 to win: India Women are slowly inching towards victory with just 90 to win now. Meshram and Raut have added 30-run stand already after Deepti’s wicket. This would be their second win on trot apart from the warm-up win.
  • 5:41 PM IST

    ZIM W 31/1, need 179 to win: Just when Zimbabwe Women have picked the pace, They lose their opener Chipo Mugeri for 12. Loren is still on the crease and Anesu has joined her. Rachel Delaney got her first wicket. They need 179 to win.

  • 5:37 PM IST

    IND W 20/1, need 100 to win: Since lunch, India Women have picked the pace as well since lunch-break. India are now just 100 runs away from yet another win and have 9 wickets intact.

  • 5:17 PM IST

    ZIMW 8/0, need 202 to win: Zimbabwe Women are off to strong start with successive boundaries. Marange has done her part with four-wicket haul and now it all upon the batters to clinch a win here.

  • 4:49 PM IST
    IND W 11/1, need 109 to win: After an early jolt, India Women are going slow with their game and have build 11 runs until Lunch. Mona and Poonam are playing on 4 and 3 respectively. Another 109 needed for India Women with 9 wickets intact.
  • 4:39 PM IST
    IREW 209 in 46.1 over: So Ireland Women were unable to reach the 220 mafrk but have bowled out for 209 well before the 50 overs. Shauna was the top-scorer and Marange ended with 4-wicket haul. Nkomo and Musonda shared 4 wickets between them. ZIM W need 210 to win.
  • 4:33 PM IST

    Stat point: Jhulan Goswami has become the leading wicket-taker in women’s ODI

  • 4:25 PM IST
    IND W 2/1, need 118 to win: Deepti Sharma and Mona Meshram began their innings. And what we see is South Africa Women have bounced back with a wicket. Deepti goes for a duck and Poonam Yadav has joined the crease. All India Women need to do is just go slow with and maintain their wickets. 120 is a small target and they have long way to go with power-hitters on their side.
  • 4:24 PM IST

    IREW 208/9 in 45 over: Ireland Women have lost successive wickets since Shauna and have reached the 200-run mark with a SIX from new batter Amy. Another 5 overs and another one bites the dust as well. Marange has ended with third wicket and Zimbabwe Women looking to end their innings below 220.

  • 4:13 PM IST

    IREW 193/7 in 42 over: So Shaun played her part, got a fifty and now Zimbabwe have got the main girl. Nkomo gets the big fish. It is back to new beginnings but Ireland are well at their target at 193 now. Another 8 overs to go for their innings.

  • 4:02 PM IST

    SAW 119 in 39.3 Overs: India Women are ruling over the South Africa Women. Goswami has taken two wickets with another unde rher belt while Bisht has got her first, bringing SAW to all time low of 118 with one more wicket left for SAW. There is Raisibe and Moseline who have to start everything a fresh. Goswami ends with a three-wicket haul ending SAW innings at 119

  • 4:00 PM IST

    IREW 170/6 in 39 over: Ireland Women, on the other hand, have Shauna still on the crease, help her side cruise to 200-run mark. This will be a must-win game for both sides as mentioned. Shauna has scored a boundary and is on 43 now.

  • 3:52 PM IST

    IREW 159/5 in 36 over: Ireland Women are reaching the 200-run mark and Shauna might just get her fifty at the rate she is moving. Although she has got just 3 boundaries so far, she is just 14 runs away from one. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe are trying their best to get wickets in succession.

  • 3:46 PM IST

    SAW 114/7 in 35.3 Overs: Looks like South Africa Women are in no mood to reach even the 150-run mark. Another wicket down and Goswami gets de klerk. Skipper was unable to reach the fifty mark but she was the top-scorer for the side so far at 31.

  • 3:30 PM IST

    IREW 136/4 in 31 over: Ireland Women are also slowly losing their way out. Another wicket down for them and yet they are well targetting 200-run mark. Gray and Shauna have got many runs under their belt.

India Women have won their first match © Getty Images
India Women have won their first match © Getty Images

Good Afternoon/Morning, नमस्कार, Goeie middag & Tráthnóna maith! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live cricket blog of the Women’s Quadrangular series 2017. Two matches are scheduled to be played today. India Women will take o South Africa Women in the first match at the North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom. Ireland Women will lock horns with Zimbabwe Women at the Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The participating teams will play two matches each with the other teams in the tournament, one each at the two venues. Both India Women and South Africa Women have won one match each while Zimbabwe Women and Ireland are yet to bag their first victory. FULL CRICKET UPDATES: Women’s Quadrangular series 2017, IND vs SA, ZIM vs IRE

South Africa, in the first match of the tournament, handed Zimbabawe a humiliating defeat. They first restricted Zimbabwe at 78. Only two Zimbabwe players could register double-digit scores. Sabnim Ismail picked up a 5-for while Raisibe Ntozakhe. Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt and Trisha Chetty comfortably chased down the runs within 12 overs. Nomatter Mutasa was the only successful bowler for Zimbabwe.

In the other match, India restricted Ireland at 96. Only four players registered double-digit scores. Ekta Bisht and Deepti Sharma ran through the batting line-up, taking 3 wickets each. Deepti later scored an unbeaten 51, building up an unbeaten 99-run partnership with Poonam Raut to take the side to victory.


India Women: Mithali Raj (c), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sushma Verma (wk), Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mona Meshram, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Nuzhat Parween, Poonam Raut, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya.

Zimbabwe Women: Tasmeen Granger, Precious Marange, Sharne Mayers (c), Chipo Mugeri, Chiedza Dhururu (wk), Esther Mbofana, Josephine Nkomo, Pellagia Mujaji, Modester Mupachikwa, Nomatter Mutasa, Loren Tshuma, Nomvelo Sibanda, Mary-Anne Musonda, Anesu Mushangwe, Audrey Mazvishaya.

South Africa Women: Andrie Steyn, Trisha Chetty (c & wk), Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, Moseline Daniels, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Nadine de Klerk.

Ireland Women: Aoife Beggs (c & wk), Laura Boylan, Laura Delany, Jennifer Gray, Shauna Kavanagh, Amy Kenealy, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Lara Maritz, Leah Paul, Rachel Delaney, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron.