Women’s World Cup: India opt to field against South Africa

Leicester : India won the toss and opted to bowl against South Africa in their fifth round-robin match of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup at the Grace Road Cricket Stadium, here on Saturday.

The Indian eves have won all of their four matches, so far, against Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the West Indies and hosts England, and are second in the eight-team table with eight points.

Australia also have eight points but they are at the top because of a better net run rate. The win today will help India move closer to a semi-final berth.


India Women (Playing XI): Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Jhulan Goswami, Sushma Verma(w), Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav

South Africa Women (Playing XI): Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Trisha Chetty(w), Mignon du Preez, Dane van Niekerk(c), Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Moseline Daniels. (ANI)