Smriti Mandhana slips to second spot in ICC rankings after missing ODI series against South Africa due to injury
The 23-year-old Mandhana suffered a fracture in her right toe after being struck by a ball during a net session before the start of the ODI series against South Africa
India Women vs South Africa Women: Mithali Raj and Co ticked all boxes with series sweep, but search for extra seamer continues
India's team management will be happy all thirteen cricketers who have featured in the series have delivered at some point, contributing towards the clean sweep in some way.
India women vs South Africa women: Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad propel hosts to thrilling win in 3rd ODI, complete clean sweep
Spinners Ekta Bisht (3/32 in 10 overs), Deepti Sharma (2/24 in 10) and Rajeshwari Gayakwad (2/22 in 10) were the architect of the win that reaffirmed India's supremacy over South Africa, who also lost the preceding six-game T20 series.
India women vs South Africa women: Mithali Raj buries controversial year with characteristic masterclass in second ODI
Mithali Raj was not reading Rumi when Jemimah Rodrigues and Priya Punia walked out to open batting at Vadodara. It did not matter, for she looked just as unflappable in contemporary cricket’s most iconic floppy hat when she walked out to bat at the fall of the second wicket.
India women vs South Africa women: Mithali Raj, Punam Raut slam fifties to guide hosts to series-clinching win in second ODI
India first restricted South Africa to a competitive 247-6 after electing to field and then returned to overhaul the target with two overs to spare and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
India Women vs South Africa Women, Highlights, 2nd ODI in Vadodara, full cricket score: Hosts beat Proteas by 5 wickets
Follow the live scorecard of the second ODI between India Women and South Africa Women at the Reliance Stadium in Vadodara on our live blog.
India women vs South Africa women: Jhulan Goswami's impressive comeback, Taniya Bhatia's sublime wicketkeeping skills and other takeaways from first ODI
Business took its normal course for India Women as they trounced South Africa Women by eight wickets in the first of the three ODIs at Vadodara. Bolstered by the return of Jhulan Goswami and Ekta Bisht, they bowled out South Africa for 164, and their batters hardly broke a sweat en route a win with over eight overs to spare.
India Women vs South Africa Women: Debutant Priya Punia guides hosts to emphatic eight-wicket win in 1st ODI
Priya Punia, who has played three T20 Internationals, got the chance to play her maiden ODI for India after star opener Smriti Mandhana was ruled out on the eve of the game due to a fracture on her right toe.
India women vs South Africa women: Mignon du Preez’s newfound six-hitting ability shows it’s never too late to learn
Mignon du Preez talks about her change in mindest and approach behind her newly-added six-hitting dimension to her repertoire.
India women vs South Africa women: From lacklustre middle order to misfiring pacers, hosts' problems persist despite T20I series win
Some of the key takeaways from India women's six-match T20 International series against South Africa.
India women vs South Africa women: Hosts crumble to 105-run defeat in final T20I, walk away with series
India clinched the six-match series 3-1 with two games being washed out due to rain
India Women vs South Africa Women: Powerful and versatile Shafali Verma adds ballast to top-order as hosts seal series
Even at 15, Shafali Verma generates incredible power, an outcome of her strong hands and tremendous bat speed. She never seems to be perturbed by the stature of the bowler, and while she may not be an answer to India's middle-order problem, her brand of batting may bolster the top-order.
India Women vs South Africa Women: Shafali Verma, Poonam Yadav propel hosts to 51-run win in 4th ODI and unassailable 2-0 lead
Shafali Verma struck a fine 46 before Poonam Yadav claimed three wickets as India registered a convincing 51-run win over South Africa in the rain-hit fourth women's T20I.
Persistent rain meant even the toss could not take place. The game was supposed to start at 7 pm local time but after inspecting the conditions at 7:30 pm, the umpires decided to call off the game.
India on Saturday named an unchanged squad for the final two women's Twenty20 Internationals against South Africa to be played in Surat.
India women vs South Africa women: India spinner Deepti Sharma revels in career's 'best bowling performance'
The bowlers, led by player of the match Deepti Sharma (3/8), produced an impressive show to dismiss South Africa for 119 in 19.5 overs
India women vs South Africa women: Questions remain over team composition despite uplifting win for hosts in 1st T20I
The decisions over team composition needs to be made at the earliest, for there are only five months and about a dozen T20Is left before the T20 World Cup, and India are yet to strike a balance and zero in on an XI.
India women vs South Africa women: Deepti Sharma's exceptional three-wicket spell propels hosts to thrilling win in first T20I
Apart from Deepti (3/8), left-arm spinner Radha Yadav, leg-break bowler Poonam Yadav and pacer Shikha Pandey took two wickets apiece.
India women vs South Africa women Preview: Shafali Verma primed for T20I debut as hosts begin preparations for T20 World Cup
With less than five months left for the T20 World Cup, both teams will be eager to blood in youngsters, identify talent to form a competitive bunch of players and start preparations at full steam.
15-year-old Shafali Verma gets maiden call-up for India women's T20I squad for series against South Africa
Shafali was picked following her good performance in the Women's T20 Challenge earlier and at the age-group level this year. The diminutive Haryana-girl played under Mithali for Team Velocity in the Women's T20 Challenge which was held during the IPL earlier this year.