India's young sensation Smriti Mandhana scored 84 of 98 balls and fast bowlers Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey chipped in with 7 wickets for 47 runs to register India their first ODI Victory against South Africa in Kimberley.
With just one victory, India climbs to the fourth spot ahead of England, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. India started solidly with an opening stand of 55 runs and second wicket stand for 90 runs. But the Women in Green took 4 wickets for 14 runs and got back into the game quickly.
But Indian quicks returned the favor by taking South Africa's top order within 10 overs and they were struggling at 57 for 5. Goswami cleaned up the tailenders and South Africa was all out for just 125 and India won by 88 runs comfortably.
Ganguly says Dhoni must be no 4! Former Indian Cricket team captain, the Bengal tiger Saurav Ganguly recently said MS Dhoni coming at number 4 is very good for the ODI team. Recently the Indian cricket team won final ODI defeating Aussies by 7 wickets, and also the series 2-1. Dhoni had scored a composed 87(114)* in a match winning finishing knock, and for his three back to back 50s, he was also given the player of the series.
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