India Women vs South Africa Women, free match prediction 09 Oct 2019

09 Oct 2019 | 09:30 | Reliance Stadium, Vadodara, India
165/2 in 41.4 3.96 winner
164/10 in 45.1 3.63

India Women Vs South Africa Women betting odds

INDW

1.18

RSAW

4.30

India Women beat South Africa Women by 8 wickets

Hosts India takes on South Africa in the ODI format!

  • India won have a 4-2 win-loss record in ODIs this year while South Africa has a 4-1 win-loss record
  • India defeated South Africa in their last bilateral series by 2-1 margin in South Africa
  • India defeated a strong England team 2-1 twice in the last 2 home series in the year 2018

We expect Indian team to win owing to their home advantage and recent records!

  • Tournament: South Africa Women tour of India, 2019
  • Format: one-day
  • Venue: Reliance Stadium, Vadodara, India
  • Toss: To Bat

Match Preview

India won the T20I series by 3-0 margin in the 6-match T20I series with rain washing out a couple of matches. Now, the focus shifts onto the ODIs with both India and South Africa tied in ICC Championship points table with 16 points.

India has been on a roll in the ODIs winning their last 4 ODI series against England (twice), Sri Lanka, and New Zealand. Indian team looks much more formidable side in the ODIs than the T20Is recently.

South Africa team will be delighted after their 105-run win over India in the last match. South Africa too has a good record coming this series with a series win and 2 drawn series recently. Both teams will look to win this series and pip each other in the ICC Championship points table.

Teams Preview

India Women Preview

India team will be dejected with their loss in the final T20I match and will look to improve their batting department. Despite the series victory, no Indian player scored a fifty in the series. Mithali Raj returns to the team and takes over the captaincy responsibilities in the ODIs. Harmanpreet Kaur, Shefali Sharma, and Jemimah Rodrigues scored some vital runs with the bat to post good total on board in the recent T20Is.

Indian bowlers were right on money in the T20 series and restricted South Africa to a low score in most of the matches. Spinners Deepti Sharma and Poonam Yadav were the chief wicket-takers with 7 & 6 wickets respectively. Experienced bowlers Ekta Bisht and Jhulan Goswami join the team in the ODI format and further more strengthen the bowling attack.

Key Players:


Smriti Mandana – Mandana had a quiet T20I series with the bat but she is the most consistent ODI player with the bat in the last 2 years. She is the No.1 ranked ODI batswomen by a big margin. Deepti Sharma – Deepti Sharma had a good all-round performance in the T20Is with 54 runs and 6 wickets to her name. She was the most economical bowler in Indian team giving runs at less than 5 RPO.

India Women Predicted Playing XI:

Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj (c), Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Poonam Raut, Taniya Bhatia (wk), , Shafali Verma, Jhulam Goswami, Ekta Bisht

India Women Key Players From Previous Game Of South Africa Women tour of India, 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Mandhana 5 10 1 0 50
S Verma 4 8 1 0 50
M Joshi 3 16 0 0 18.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Yadav 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
A Reddy 4.0 0 28 1 7
H Kaur 1.0 0 5 1 5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Yadav 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
A Reddy 4.0 0 28 1 7
H Kaur 1.0 0 5 1 5

India Women Actual Playing XI:

Taniya Bhatia, Punam Raut, Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma, Priya Punia, Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht, Jemimah Rodrigues, Poonam Yadav, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur

South Africa Women Preview

South Africa will take confidence from their win in the last T20I match and will look to perform well in the ODIs.

Lizelle Lee and Skipper Sune Luus scored their fifties and shared a 144-run partnership to give an excellent start to the match. Mignon Du Preez has contributed with a fifty-plus score in the T20Is recently. They will need to bat well as a team and post good scores consistently.

Shabnam Ismail and Nadine De Klerk were superb with the ball taking 8 and 7 wickets respectively to top the bowling charts in the T20Is. Their spin department failed to make a mark in the T20Is with Sune Luus, Nandimiso Shangese, and Nonkululeku Mlaba failing to take wickets regularly in the middle overs. South Africa depends heavily on the pace attack for wickets.

Key Players:

Lizelle Lee – Lee played her natural attacking game to score 84 runs in the last match with 15 boundaries and a six. She will look to continue her good form with the bat in the ODI series too. Shabnam Ismail – Shabnam Ismail has taken 7 wickets in the T20Is with 4 off them coming in the power play overs. She has dismissed Shefali Sharma three times in her first over in the T20Is and has an edge over her.

South Africa Women Predicted Playing XI:

Lizelle Lee (wk), Tazmin Brits, Laura Wolvaardt, Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Sune Luus (c), Shabnim Ismail, Lara Goodall, Ayabonga Khaka, Tumi Sekhukhune, Marizanne Kapp

South Africa Women Key Players From Previous Game Of South Africa Women tour of India, 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
N de Klerk 9 6 1 0 150
L Lee 84 47 15 1 178.72
S Luus 62 56 7 0 110.71
Bowlers O M R W Econ
N de Klerk 4.0 1 18 3 4.5
S Ismail 4.0 1 11 2 2.75
A Bosch 3.0 0 13 2 4.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
N de Klerk 4.0 1 18 3 4.5
S Ismail 4.0 1 11 2 2.75
A Bosch 3.0 0 13 2 4.33

South Africa Women Actual Playing XI:

Tumi Sekhukhune, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Nondumiso Shangase, Shabnim Ismail, Lizelle Lee, Trisha Chetty, Ayabonga Khaka, Nadine de Klerk, Marizanne Kapp, Mignon du Preez

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The weather looks bright and sunny with very little to no chances of rain so we expect an uninterrupted match.

Venue Details

Vadodara pitch has a good balance between the bat and the ball. The average score in this pitch is expected to be between 250-260 runs. 

Toss: To Bat

Both teams will look to bat first and put a big score on board. This venue has almost 50-50 win percentage of wins (7-6) for teams batting first and chasing.

Winning Prediction

Indian team has been performing well in both the home and away conditions recently with 4 consecutive series wins. South Africa too has an equally strong team with a host of experienced players. This match will be cracking contest between two quality teams.

We expect Indian team to win owing to their home advantage and recent records!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar