Protea Women Ready For T20 Series

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South African Cricket team will again go against India in a five-match T20 series starting on Tuesday, 13 February in Senwes Park Potchefstroom.

The first match will take place tomorrow at  Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, this two teams came from a ODI series that ended Saturday where South Africa won the last match but India won the series by 3-1 to South Africa. South African Protea women will be looking to win this series to console themselves after loosing the ODI.

India would also be boosted by the inclusion of T20 specialist Anuja Patil and debutant all-rounder Radha Yadav and wicketkeeper Nuzhat Parveen in the squad.

 The T20 squad also features 17-year-old Mumbai player Jemimah Rodrigues, who had grabbed headlines after scoring 202 in 163 balls in an Under-19 game.
After a rare failure in last ODI, the Indians would be relying heavily on Mandhana to provide a solid start to the innings.

Among the South African bowlers, left-arm pacer Shabnim Ismail would look to carry on her impressive form.

Teams (from):
 India: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia, Nuzhat Parveen Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav.
South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (captain), Marizanne Kapp, Trisha Chetty, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Sune Luus, Odine Kirsten, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Moseline Daniels.