The ODI series triumph was offset slightly by a loss in the closing match but that would hardly dent the Indian women’s cricket team’s confidence as it heads into a five-game T20 rubber against South Africa, starting today.
After commanding victories in the first two ODIs, Indian women lost by seven wickets in the third ODI here last Friday. The loss, however, hardly made any difference as the Indians had pocketed the three-ODI series by then. The defeat definitely came as a jolt but Indian women would look to shrug off the disappointment. While Mithali Raj led the side in the ODI series, the T20s will witness a new captain in the explosive Harmanpreet Kaur.
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