India vs South Africa: Harmanpreet Kaur ruled out of T20I series-opener, Smriti Mandhana to lead

March 19, 2021 0 Comments

India’s T20 International skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has been ruled out of the opening series-opener against South Africa in Lucknow due to an injury, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana said on Friday. Harmanpreet suffered a hip-flexor injury while batting in the fifth ODI against the Proteas on Wednesday. She retired hurt in the middle of her innings and …

Third ODI preview: After solid recovery from defeat, India aim to build on momentum against SA

March 11, 2021 0 Comments

India will look to build momentum after a comprehensive series-levelling win and gain the upper-hand when Mithali Raj and Co take on South Africa in the third One-day International of the ongoing five-match series in Lucknow on Friday. After losing the series-opener by eight wickets, India crushed South Africa by nine wickets to draw level …