India Women vs South Africa Women, free match prediction 01 Oct 2019

01 Oct 2019 | 19:00 | Lalabhai Contractor Stadium , Surat, India
140/4 in 17.0 8.24 winner
89/7 in 17.0 5.24

India Women Vs South Africa Women betting odds

INDW

1.30

RSAW

3.25

India Women beat South Africa Women by 51 runs

Will the rain achieve a hat-trick of washouts?

  • India won their first T20I match this year after defeating South Africa and ended their 6-match losing streak in the T20Is
  • South Africa won T20I series by 3-0 & 3-2 margin against Sri Lanka and Pakistan respectively this series
  • South Africa will not be able to win this series in case of a loss, draw, or cancelled match

India will win the match in case of weather permitting!

  • Tournament: South Africa Women tour of India, 2019
  • Format: T20I
  • Venue: Lalabhai Contractor Stadium , Surat, India
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

2-1-0. Rain leads the series with two canceled matches after India won the first T20I match played here. Both India and South Africa will be dejected by the proceedings in this series with the ICC T20 World Cup scheduled next year. They will miss the important game time in the middle which will help them to settle their team combinations ahead of the big tournament. South Africa failed to chase a modest target of 130 runs in the first T20I match and India won the match by 11 runs. Both teams are lagging behind in the T20I format and will look to get some crucial wins and build some momentum for their team.

Teams Preview

India Women Preview

India team will be happy about the fact they achieved their first T20I match win this year after a long time. India will need to get their act together before the big tournament next year.

Skipper Harmanpret Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues, and Smriti Mandana are the only consistent batters in the team and feature in the top-10 women’s in the ICC T20I batting rankings. India`s batting unit failed to put a big score on board the last match with just 130 runs off 20 overs. But the Indian bowlers came to the party by restricting the South African team to just 119 runs to win the match by 11 runs. The spin trio of Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, and Deepti Sharma took 7 wickets between them and gave away just 62 runs in their total quota of 12 overs. Speedster Shikha Pandey and Harmanpret Kaur too snapped up important wickets in the middle to bowl out South Africa.

Key Players:

Smriti Mandana – Mandana has been the most consistent player for India with the bat this season. She was the leading run-scorer for the Indian team in the last two T20I series. She is the No.4 ranked player in ICC women`s batting rankings.
Deepti Sharma – Deepti Sharma had dream figures of 4-3-8-3 in the last match and she bowled three maidens on a trot and took 3 wickets in her first three overs. She will be a tough customer to deal with in the middle overs.

India Women Predicted Playing XI:

Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Veda Krishnamurthy, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Pooja Vastrakar, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma

India Women Actual Playing XI:

Smriti Mandhana, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harmanpreet Kaur, Shafali Verma, Pooja Vastrakar

South Africa Women Preview

South Africa team will look to bounce back after their defeat in the first match and level the series before the final match.

Mignon Du Preez put a brave fight and scored a fighting fifty in the chase. She failed to get enough support from the other end as no one else touched the 20-run mark. All the other 10 players scored just 50 runs in total. South African pacers were right on the money and they kept getting wickets to regular intervals. Shabnam Ismail took 3 wickets and led the bowling attack with the new ball. Nadine De Klerk, Tumi Sekhukhune, and Nondumiso Shangase kept chipping in with crucial wickets and never allowed any partnership to bloom. Their bowlers will look to repeat their performance in the first match and their batting unit needs to improve and chase down totals below 140 runs with ease.

Key Players:

Mignon Du Preez – Du Preez scored 59 runs off 43 balls with 4 boundaries and 3 sixes. She comfortably outscored the combined tally of all other players. She was the lone person standing in between India`s win in the chase.
Nadine de Klerk – de Klerk bowled just 2 overs but she halted the 46-run partnership between Deepti Sharma and Harmanprêt Kaur by dismissing both of them in a short time. She was dismissed for a duck with the bat.

South Africa Women Predicted Playing XI:

Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Sune Luus (c), Lizelle Lee (wk), Ayabonga Khaka, Laura Wolvaardt, Nadine de Klerk, Tazmin Brits, Tumi Sekhukhune, Nondumiso Shangase, Nonkululeko Mlaba

South Africa Women Actual Playing XI:

Tumi Sekhukhune, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Shabnim Ismail, Lizelle Lee, Tazmin Brits, Ayabonga Khaka, Nadine de Klerk, Lara Goodall, Mignon du Preez

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The weather looks dark, cloudy, and rainy with almost 80% chances of rain on match day. Already two of the three matches were washed out at this same venue.

Venue Details

Surat pitch was favoring the bowlers in the first match and bowlers took 18 wickets in the match with 8:9 wickets share between pacers and spinners. The average score in this pitch will be between 130-140 runs.

Toss: To Bowl

Teams will look to chase down the total set by the opposition and with rain scare and DLS equation in consideration batting second is the best option.

Winning Prediction

Both teams have good batting and bowling line-ups and look equal on paper with their playing XI. But, India has the conditions and players who suit can utilize it`s advantages so we expect India to win this match.

India will win the match in case of weather permitting!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar