IN-W vs SA-W Dream11: The South Africa Women tour to India started on March 7. The South Africa Women won the match easily by 8 wickets. This article presents a preview of the 2nd ODI match of the series. The Indian team clearly looked out of touch and will need some more time to settle into the international stage. It is a 5 match ODI series and it is hoped that the contest gets more interesting and the home team fighting back to save the series. For India, the most important players will be Goswami and Mandhana, while South Africa will expect Ismail and Lee to maintain their good form.
Fixture name: 2nd ODI, South Africa Women tour of India, 2021
Competition: 5-Match ODI Series
Date: Tuesday, March 09, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
IN-W (recent last) L L W W W
SA-W (recent last) W L W W W
ODI Rankings: IN-W 2, SA-W 4
Ground: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Brief score of the last result at the venue: SA-W 178/2 won by 7 wickets against IN-W 177/9 in the 1st ODI of the South Africa Women tour of India 2021
Pitch Report: The pitch is best suited for pacers and overall it favours the batsmen. The average total score in the first innings is 230 and the team which bowls first has a winning ratio of 66 %
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IN-W vs SA-W Playing 11:
IN-W Team News
The Indian team played their first international match after the T20 World Cup 2020. The rustiness in the batting department was quite evident in the first match. They did not get off to a good start and Mandhana and Rodrigues would look to provide a good start to the team in the 2nd ODI. Then, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet stitched a healthy partnership with the captain scoring a half-century. Then, at the lower middle-order Deepti Sharma’s contribution helped the team to post a fighting score on the board.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: Mansi Joshi is likely to replace Monica Patel in the Playing 11.
IN-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Punam Raut
2. Smriti Mandhana
3. Mithali Raj (c)
4. Jemimah Rodrigues
5. Harmanpreet Kaur
6. Deepti Sharma
7. Sushma Verma (wk)
8. Jhulan Goswami
9. Poonam Yadav
10. Rajeshwari Gayakwad
11. Mansi Joshi
SA-W Team News
The visiting team South Africa will be upbeat ahead of this match due to the impressive performance in the 1st ODI. At first, Shabnam Ismail and Mlaba were the top wicket-takers that helped to contain the opposition batsmen. Then, the openers Lee and Wolvaardt scored 83* and 80 respectively to make it an easy win for the South Africa team.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes The team is expected to play with the same combination with which they played against India in the first ODI.
SA-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Lizelle Lee
2. Laura Wolvaardt
3. Sune Luus (c)
4. Lara Goodall
5. Mignon du Preez
6. Marizanne Kapp
7. Trisha Chetty (wk)
8. Shabnim Ismail
9. Ayabonga Khaka
10. Nonkululeko Mlaba
11. Nadine de Klerk
Who will win today match
The South Africa team will win this match due to the presence of players like Wolvaardt and Ismail. Along with them, the confidence of the team would be sky high due to the recent series win against Pakistan. While the Indian team is out of match practice and will require a good amount of effort to make a comeback in the series. If Mandhana and Goswami perform well, they can win the IN-W vs SA-W Dream 11 Today match prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks
L Wolvaardt – The opener was the leading run-scorer for the South Africa team in the series against Pakistan earlier this year and has started this series on a fantastic note.
ODI Career Record- 2076 Runs, Bat. AVG. 46.13
L Wolvaardt in Last 5 matches- 193 Runs, Bat. AVG. 48.25
M Raj- The most experienced player has been an inspiring figure in Indian Women’s cricket. The consistency and track record make her the best pick in the IN-W vs SA-W Dream 11 prediction.
ODI Career Record- 6938 Runs, Bat. AVG. 50.94
M Raj in Last 5 matches- 118 Runs, Bat. AVG. 23.60
S Ismail- The bowler who has been a consistent wicket-taker for the Proteas team in the past few years can be the differential pick for this match.
ODI Career Record- 146 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 20.47
S Ismail in Last 5 matches- 13 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 8.53
WICKET-KEEPERS: S Verma
BATSMEN: S Mandhana, H Kaur, L Wolvaardt, L Lee, M Raj
ALL-ROUNDERS: D Sharma
BOWLERS: A Khaka, S Ismail, J Goswami, N Mlaba