India women vs South Africa women: India eye a place in the knockout stages, South Africa wish for turnaround

March 27, 2022

ICC Women’s World Cup 2022
Match #28
Hagley Oval, Christchurch

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South Africa women South Africa women

India will face South Africa in match 28 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Sunday. Read on as we preview this match. This fixture begins at 06:30 am IST local time. 

In the previous match, India managed to register a comprehensive win over Bangladesh women. With this result, India are lying at fourth position with six points after six matches played in the competition.

On the other hand, South Africa have impressed many with splendid performances in this year’s World Cup. Captain Sune Luus will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance in this final round-robin game.

Both teams have faced off 13 times in the history of the 50-over format where India women have a slight edge with eight wins compared to four victories for the Proteas women.



The Girls in Blue will be coming into this fixture with their full-strength side.

In the previous match, Shefali Verma, Smriti Mandhana and Yastika Bhatia produced crucial scores to help India post a modest score of 229 runs in their allotted 50 overs.

Yastika Bhatia notched up a half-century off 80 balls with the help of two fours, whereas Shefali Verma chipped in with a fluent 42 runs off 42 balls. Richa Ghosh, Pooja Vastrakar and Sneh Rana added crucial runs to help India women push their score beyond 200-run mark.

In the bowling department, off-spinner Sneh Rana was the pick of the bowlers and claimed 4 for 30 in her full quota of overs. Besides Rana, veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami and Pooja Vastrakar bowled well and claimed two wickets apiece.

South Africa:

With four victories out of six matches played, South Africa women have already sealed their place in the knockout stages of the competition.

For South Africa women, the pace bowling trio have done exceedingly well in this year’s competition. The trio of Ayabonga Khaka, Shabnim Ismail and Marizanne Kapp have taken close to 30 wickets between them so far in this showpiece event.

On the batting side, the onus will be on the opener Laura Wolvaardt who is the highest run-getter for the side with 353 runs at an average of 58.83, which included four half-centuries.

Besides Wolvaardt, the likes of Sune Luus, Marizanne Kapp and Chloe Tyron have chipped in with decent scores for South Africa women.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand India Women South Africa Women 1.73 2.12
PariPesa 1.75 2.128
22Bet 1.73 2.104
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Based on current form, India women will be favorites to win their game against South Africa women. has India women priced at 1.73 and South Africa women at 2.12, Paripesa has India women available for 1.75 and South Africa women at 2.128. Lastly, 22Bet has India women priced at 1.73 and South Africa women is priced at 2.104.

Tipster’s Angle

Top Bowler- India women- Sneh Rana @4.90.

Off-spinner Sneh Rana has shown excellent form for India women so far in this World Cup and she will be keen to continue his form against South Africa women. She has taken 10 wickets so far this season and top wicket-taker for India women. This odd has been sourced from DafaBet.

Top Bowler- South Africa women-Ayabonga Khaka @4.20.

Pacer Ayabonga Khaka has done exceedingly well for South Africa women in this year’s World Cup. Ismail picked ten wickets in the showpiece event and is back to be top bowler for South Africa women. These odds have been sourced from DafaBet.


The match on Sunday is going to be important one for India women as they will need to win this game at all costs.

Even though both teams are placed in the second and fourth positions respectively, the manner in which South Africa have won their matches make them look far stronger than India women.

The historical record between the teams also suggests that the India women will be firm favorites against a South African side who have been clinical in this year’s competition.

Therefore, the prediction is for India women to register a hard-fought win over South Africa women.

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