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Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana steer India Women to series-levelling win in 2nd ODI

Veteran pacer Jhulan (4/42) was the pick of the bowlers for India, while Rajeshwari Gayakwad returned with figures of 3 for 37.

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Lucknow Published on: March 09, 2021 15:09 IST
Smriti Mandhana
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Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana scored an unbeaten half-century after Jhulan Goswami returned a four-wicket haul as India women thumped South Africa women by nine wickets in the second ODI of the five-match series here on Tuesday.

Lara Goodall top-scored for South Africa women with a 77-ball 49, while skipper Sane Luus made 36.

Veteran pacer Jhulan (4/42) was the pick of the bowlers for India, while Rajeshwari Gayakwad returned with figures of 3 for 37.

For India, it turned out to be an easy chase with Mandhana (80) and Punam Raut (62) raising an unbeaten 138-run stand for the second wicket.

Brief Scores:

South Africa women: 157 all out in 41 overs (Lara Goodall 49, Sune Luus 36; Jhulan Goswami 4/42, Rajeshwari Gayakwad 3/37).

India women: 160 for 1 in 28.4 overs (S Mandhana 80 not out, P Raut 62 not out; S Ismail 1/46). 

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