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India women's tour of South Africa in 2017–18
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South Africa women
Flag of India
India women
Dates 5 – 24 February 2018
Captains Dane van Niekerk Mithali Raj (WODIs)
Harmanpreet Kaur (WT20Is)
One Day International series
Result India women won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Mignon du Preez (90) Smriti Mandhana (219)
Most wickets Shabnim Ismail (4) Poonam Yadav (7)
Player of the series Smriti Mandhana (Ind)
Twenty20 International series
Result India women won the 5-match series 3–1
Most runs Dane van Niekerk (144) Mithali Raj (192)
Most wickets Shabnim Ismail (6) Anuja Patil (5)
Shikha Pandey (5)
Poonam Yadav (5)
Player of the series Mithali Raj (Ind)

The India women's cricket team played South Africa women's cricket team in February 2018. The tour consisted of three Women's One Day Internationals (WODIs) and five Women's Twenty20 Internationals (WT20Is). The WODI games are part of the 2017–20 ICC Women's Championship. India Women won the WODI series 2–1. India Women won the WT20I series 3–1, after the fourth match was washed out.

Squads

WODIs WT20Is
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Jhulan Goswami was ruled out of India's squad for the WT20I series due to a heel injury. Rumeli Dhar was added to India's squad as Goswami's replacement. Dhar last played international cricket for India in 2012.

WODI series

1st WODI

5 February 2018
10:00
Scorecard
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213/7 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
125 (43.2 overs)
India Women won by 88 runs
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Stephen Harris (SA)
Man of the Match: Smriti Mandhana (Ind)
Smriti Mandhana 84 (98)
Marizanne Kapp 2/26 (10 overs)
Dane van Niekerk 41 (87)
Jhulan Goswami 4/24 (9.2 overs)


2nd WODI

7 February 2018
10:00
Scorecard
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302/3 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
124 (30.5 overs)
India Women won by 178 runs
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Lubabalo Gcuma (SA) and Stephen Harris (SA)
Man of the Match: Smriti Mandhana (Ind)
Smriti Mandhana 135 (129)
Suné Luus 1/31 (5 overs)
Lizelle Lee 73 (75)
Poonam Yadav 4/24 (7.5 overs)


3rd WODI

10 February 2018
10:00
Scorecard
Flag of India India
240/9 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
241/3 (49.2 overs)
South Africa Women won by 7 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Lubabalo Gcuma (SA)
Man of the Match: Mignon du Preez (SA)
Deepti Sharma 79 (112)
Shabnim Ismail 4/30 (9 overs)
Mignon du Preez 90* (111)
Ekta Bisht 1/38 (10 overs)


WT20I series

1st WT20I

13 February 2018
13:00
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
164/4 (20 overs)
v Flag of India India
168/3 (18.5 overs)
India Women won by 7 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Lubabalo Gcuma (SA)
Man of the Match: Mithali Raj (Ind)
Dane van Niekerk 38 (31)
Anuja Patil 2/23 (4 overs)
Mithali Raj 54* (48)
Moseline Daniels 1/16 (4 overs)


2nd WT20I

16 February 2018
13:00
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
142/7 (20 overs)
v Flag of India India
144/1 (19.1 overs)
India Women won by 9 wickets
Buffalo Park, East London
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Stephen Harris (SA)
Man of the Match: Mithali Raj (Ind)
Suné Luus 33 (32)
Poonam Yadav 2/18 (4 overs)
Mithali Raj 76* (61)
Moseline Daniels 1/21 (4 overs)


3rd WT20I

18 February 2018
09:45
Scorecard
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133 (17.5 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
134/5 (19 overs)
South Africa Women won by 5 wickets
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Lubabalo Gcuma and Stephen Harris
Man of the Match: Shabnim Ismail (SA)
Harmanpreet Kaur 48 (30)
Shabnim Ismail 5/30 (3.5 overs)
Suné Luus 41 (34)
Pooja Vastrakar 2/21 (4 overs)


4th WT20I

21 February 2018
13:00
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
130/3 (15.3 overs)
v Flag of India India
No result
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Stephen Harris (SA)
Lizelle Lee 58* (38)
Deepti Sharma 2/33 (3 overs)
  • Rain during South Africa Women's innings prevented any further play.


5th WT20I

24 February 2018
13:00
Scorecard
Flag of India India
166/4 (20 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
112 (18 overs)
India Women won by 54 runs
Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Umpires: Siphelele Gasa (SA) and Lubabalo Gcuma (SA)
Man of the Match: Mithali Raj (Ind)
Mithali Raj 62 (50)
Marizanne Kapp 1/22 (4 overs)
Marizanne Kapp 27 (34)
Shikha Pandey 3/16 (3 overs)


External links


2017–20 ICC Women's Championship vte
2017 Sri Lanka in West Indies (Oct)England in Australia (Oct)New Zealand in Pakistan (Oct)
2018 India in South Africa (Feb)West Indies in New Zealand (Mar)Australia in India (Mar)Pakistan in Sri Lanka (Mar)South Africa in England (Jun)New Zealand in England (Jul)India in Sri Lanka (Jul)South Africa in West Indies (Sep)Australia in Malaysia (Oct)
2019 Sri Lanka in South Africa (Feb)West Indies in Pakistan (Feb)New Zealand in Australia (Feb)England in India (Feb)England in Sri Lanka (Mar)Pakistan in South Africa (May)West Indies in England (Jun)Australia in West Indies (Sep)Sri Lanka in Australia (Sep)India in West Indies (Nov)England in Malaysia (Dec)
2020 South Africa in New Zealand (Jan)Australia in South Africa (Mar)

Preceding tournament: 2014–16 ICC Women's Championship


International cricket in 2017–18 vte
September 17' Australia in IndiaNetherlands in ZimbabweSri Lanka vs. Pakistan in United Arab EmiratesBangladesh in South Africa
October 17' Sri Lanka women in West IndiesWest Indies in ZimbabweEngland women in AustraliaNew Zealand in IndiaHong Kong Cricket SixesNew Zealand women vs. Pakistan in United Arab Emirates
November 17' Sri Lanka in IndiaEngland in Australia (The Ashes) • Scotland vs. PNG in United Arab EmiratesSri Lanka in South Africa
December 17' West Indies in New ZealandIreland vs. Afghanistan in United Arab EmiratesZimbabwe in South Africa
January 18' India in South AfricaPakistan in New ZealandUnited Arab Emirates Tri-Nation SeriesBangladesh Tri-Nation SeriesSri Lanka in Bangladesh
February 18' India women in South AfricaZimbabwe vs. Afghanistan in United Arab EmiratesTrans-Tasman Tri-SeriesWorld Cricket League Division TwoEngland in New Zealand
March 18' Australia in South Africa (ball-tampering scandal) • Cricket World Cup QualifierWest Indies women in New ZealandNidahas TrophyAustralia women in IndiaPakistan women in Sri LankaIndia women's Tri-Nation Series
Ongoing Intercontinental CupWorld Cricket League ChampionshipWomen's Championship

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