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India Women’s Historic 10-Wicket Victory Over South Africa

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In a gripping encounter, India’s women’s cricket team secured a thrilling ten-wicket victory over South Africa(W) in the one-off Test match at Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium. Shafali Verma’s double-century and Sneh Rana’s ten-wicket haul highlighted India(W)’s dominant performance, while South Africa(W)’s resilient fightback kept the contest alive till the final session. This historic win, marked by stellar individual efforts, underscores the competitive spirit and prowess of women’s Test cricket.


Indian Women cricket team are performing better and better in all formats of Cricket. After convincing victory in the ODI series over South Africa(W), women in blue thrashed them in the only test match at Chennai. What a special winning waves are running over Indian Cricket.
See also: Sneh Rana’s Remarkable Display and Luus and Wolvaardt’s Counterattack

Men’s team is just fresh from the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and women cricketers also made us proud for their dynamic performance in bat and ball. Memorable 205 by Shafali Verma, well supported by elegant Smriti Mandhan’s 149 took India(W) to a mammoth total in the test match. Indian(W) bowlers showed their brilliance and folded South Africa(W) in 266 runs and asked to followed on. Dream bowling by Sheh Rana who picked up eight wickets to put her name in the history book.

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After followed on by India Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, South African(W) batters shown more positive approach than first innings. Skipper Laura Wolvaardt scored a magnificent century (122) supported by Sune Luus (109). Somehow they saved the innings defeat but could not save the match. Most of the Indian(W) bowlers shared the South African(W) wickets. Sneh Rana added 2 wickets in the second innings and finished with a maiden ten wicket haul. It was a clinical performance by the Indian women team. They must be looking forward for cracking upcoming T20 series. Well done gentlewomen.

Looking Back:

Day 1: India’s Commanding Start

India set the tone with a massive first innings score of 603 for 6 declared. Shafali Verma was the star, scoring a brilliant 205, while Smriti Mandhana added 149. Their dominant batting was well-supported by Richa Ghosh (86) and Harmanpreet Kaur (69). South Africa struggled in their response, finishing day one on 232 for 2, with Laura Wolvaardt and Sune Luus fighting back valiantly.

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Day 2: South Africa’s Resistance

South Africa began the day with Wolvaardt nearing her century, which she achieved shortly after. Despite her efforts, India’s bowlers, led by Sneh Rana, kept chipping away at the wickets. Rana’s remarkable 8-77 restricted South Africa to 266 in their first innings. India’s bowlers showcased their skill, setting the stage for an exciting contest.

Day 3: Wolvaardt and Luus Shine

The third day saw South Africa displaying grit and determination. Laura Wolvaardt and Sune Luus both scored centuries, keeping their team in the game. Wolvaardt’s 122 and Luus’ 109 were crucial in taking South Africa to 373 in their second innings, despite India’s persistent bowling attack. Sneh Rana continued her impressive form, taking key wickets and maintaining pressure.

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Day 4: The Final Push

South Africa resumed the final day at 232 for 2, trailing by 105 runs. Wolvaardt reached her maiden century but soon fell to Rajeshwari Gayakwad. Despite a slow but steady innings from Nadine de Klerk, who scored 61, South Africa struggled to build a significant lead. The afternoon session saw India needing just five wickets for victory, which they eventually achieved, with Shafali Verma contributing with the ball as well.

Shafali Verma’s Double Century

Shafali Verma’s 205 was a masterclass in batting, setting up India’s formidable first innings total. Her aggressive yet composed innings included several boundaries, showcasing her prowess and potential in the longest format of the game.

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Sneh Rana’s All-Round Excellence

Sneh Rana’s 8-77 in the first innings and her continued success in the second were instrumental in India’s victory. Her ability to take wickets at crucial moments and maintain control over the opposition’s scoring rate highlighted her significance in the team.

Laura Wolvaardt and Sune Luus’ Centuries

Despite ending on the losing side, Laura Wolvaardt and Sune Luus’ centuries were valiant efforts. Their resilience and technique against a strong Indian bowling attack were commendable, making the match competitive till the final session.

Conclusion: India Women’s Brilliance

India’s ten-wicket victory over South Africa in the one-off Test was a testament to their dominance and resilience. With exceptional performances from Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, and Smriti Mandhana, the team showcased their strength in all departments. The match was a classic display of Test cricket, with both teams fighting hard till the end.


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