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The 28th match of the Women’s World Cup between India and South Africa will be played in Christchurch, New Zealand from 6.30 am on Sunday. It is going to be a do or die match for Team India. If the Indian team loses this match, then it will have to be out of the semi-final race. South Africa have already reached the semi-finals.
three contenders in one place
Talking about the points table, India is at 5th, England at 4th and New Zealand at 6th place. All the three teams have 6-6 points. On the other hand, England’s run rate is better than India, while India’s run rate is better than New Zealand. New Zealand has played all its 7 matches in the league stage. At the same time, India and England will play their last match on 27 March.
How can Team India reach the semi-finals?
For India to reach the semi-finals, first they have to beat South Africa and at the same time take care of their run rate. At the same time, India will have to expect Bangladesh to beat England. Even if Bangladesh can’t beat them, don’t let England register a big win over them. In such a situation, Team India can make its place in the semi-finals.
So far 27 ODIs have been played between India and South Africa. India has won 15 matches and South Africa has won on 11 occasions. At the same time, 1 match has been left inconclusive. At the same time, if we look at the records of both the teams in the Women’s World Cup, then 4 times the match has been played between these two. In which India has won 3 times. South Africa has won only once.
Indian batsmen will have hope
Team India’s opener Smriti Mandhana is in amazing form in this World Cup. He has scored 256 runs in 6 matches played so far at an impressive average of 42.66. At the same time, Harmanpreet Kaur’s bat has also spoken fiercely in the World Cup. Team India’s vice-captain has scored 270 runs in 6 matches. During this his average has been 54.00. If these two batsmen play in tomorrow’s match, then the victory of Team India is certain. At the same time, the captain of the team Mithali Raj will also have to score fast against South Africa. At the same time, if Shafali Verma gets a chance in the match, then she will have to forget her poor form and play a good innings for the team.
Pooja Vastrakar has also impressed with both her bowling and batting in this World Cup. This player will also be expected to perform well in do or die match. At the same time, the experience of Jhulan Goswami will be much needed in this important match.