Mithali Raj led India beats South Africa by 88 runs, Match Highlights

Mithali Raj led India beats South Africa by 88 runs, Match Highlights

Mithali Raj led India beats South Africa by 88 runs, Match Highlights

Cricket South Africa have tweeted regular updates about the match on their Twitter handle.

The batting unit was particularly very bad on Sunday when it crashed to 118 all out - South Africa's lowest-ever ODI score on home soil.

The spin combination of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav once again to hot too for the South African batting order as they lost 8 out of the 10 wickets against the wrist spinners. Seven months after a stupendous show in the World Cup, the Indian women's team shook off rustiness easily with a crushing 88-run win over South Africa in the series-opener on Monday.

South Africa's worrisome injury list has been lengthened after wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock was ruled out for up to four weeks with a wrist injury, officials said yesterday.

Dominant in the series-opener, the Indian women's cricket team would now look to seal the issue when it takes on South Africa in the second ODI of the three-match series on Wednesday. He scored just 118 runs at an average of 14.75 in eight innings in the domestic competition, and took that lack of form into the worldwide season. India find themselves with an even better opportunity of piling on further agony over a rattled South Africa and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the six-match ODI series.

SuperSport Park before the Lunch break
SuperSport Park before the Lunch break

Meanwhile, the Indian team is relishing a fine role reversal from the Test series. The target for South Africa was 214 runs.

In three ODIs against South Africa here, they have lost two and won one, the latter in 2010-11 when they had shot into the series' lead (aforementioned).

Additionally, India had climbed to the top spot in ICC ODI rankings after their win in Centurion and another win in Cape Town will help them open up a gap in the standings. India also picked up two points in the ICC Women's Championship courtesy the win.

A win for South Africa will see India move back to no.2.

In contrast, the pair put on 152 and 194 in the first two matches of the 2014 series against India here.

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