Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami made a unique record during the first ODI match of the three-match series between India and South Africa on Monday, as she became the first women cricketer across the globe to score 1000 runs and 150 wickets.
Earlier, after winning the toss, Indian skipper Mithali Raj opted to bat and India scored 213 runs before getting bowled out.
From the Indian side, Smriti Mandhana scored 84 runs off 98 balls. In her sensational innings, Mandhana hit four boundaries and one maximum.
Skipper Mithali Raj scored 45 runs, while opener Punam Raut was not able to give a steady start to Indian innings and was dismissed at a score of 19 runs.
From South Africa’s side, Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka were the top performers with two wickets in their bags.
Fall of Wickets:
55-1 (Punam Raut, 14.6), 154-2 (Smriti Mandhana, 35.3), 155-3 (Mithali Raj, 36.1), 159-4 (Veda Krishnamurthy, 39.2), 168-5 (Deepti Sharma, 42), 195-6 (Harmanpreet Kaur, 47.1), 196-7 (Sushma Verma, 47.3)
India Women (From): Punam Raut, Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Deepti Sharma, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Ekta Bisht, Jemimah Rodrigues, Mona Meshram, Pooja Vastrakar, Taniya Bhatia
South Africa Women (From): Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Trisha Chetty(w), Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Dane van Niekerk(c), Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Andrie Steyn, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Zintle Mali