Another comfortable win with the likes of Mithali & Punam getting fifties and vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur & Deepti Sharma also getting some game time before the important overseas tour of West Indies. The team performed very well against a good total by the visitors on a tricky wicket. While likes of Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav & Ekta Bisht getting 2 wickets apiece. Whereas the South Africans again failed with only Laura Wolvdaart crossing fifty but the bowlers let them down again. Now we move into the last and final ODI so expect a strong fight from both the sides on a tricky wicket.
Pitch- The match will be played Reliance Stadium, Vadodara. The pitch here is expected to be spin friendly as the home team rely on their strong spin attack. Whereas there is no chance of rain affecting this game or the rest of Vijay Hazare Trophy matches which are scheduled to be played at this venue afterwards.
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Time- 9:00 AM IST; Date- 11 Oct 2019
Head-to-Head- Ind 13-7 Sa
Games Drawn= 0
No Result= 1
Total games played= 21
Broadcast- The match will be Broadcasted Live on Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD 2 and Hotstar App.
South Africa – Despite the loss, the visitors can keep their head held high as they scored a good 250 plus on a pitch which helped spinners a lot. Expect a solid performance from the visitors before they go back home.
Playing XI: Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Trisha Chetty (wk), Mignon du Preez, Sune Luus (c), Marizanne Kapp, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Nondumiso Shangase, Tumi Sekhukhune, Ayabonga Khaka
India – Another clinical victory and this time on the back of fifties from Captain Mithali Raj & new no.3 Punam Raut. With likes of Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma also getting some game time before the away tour of West Indies begins. Expect no changes from the home side.
Smriti Mandhana has been ruled out of the series due to fractured toe. The extent of injury is yet to determined but Pooja Vastrakar has been added to the squad as replacement.
Playing XI: Jemimah Rodrigues, Priya Punia, Punam Raut, Mithali Raj(C), Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Shikha Pandey, Taniya Bhatia(Wk), Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Poonam Yadav