Get ready for a gripping encounter as South Africa Women (SA-W) lock horns with New Zealand Women (NZ-W) in the 1st ODI of the New Zealand Women tour of South Africa Women 2023 at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. In head-to-head encounters, NZ-W has a slight advantage. However, in the teams’ last ODI face-off, SA-W emerged victorious, clinching a hard-fought win by two wickets.
South Africa Women (SA-W) comes into this contest fresh off an ODI series against PK-W, which they won 2-1. In their most recent match, PK-W got the better of them, securing an eight-wicket win. SA-W were all out for 185 runs, with Ayabonga Khaka claiming one wicket. Nadine de Klerk played a crucial role, scoring 60 runs and also taking a wicket.
On the other side, New Zealand Women (NZ-W) recently competed in an ODI series against SL-W, which they lost by 2-1. In their last match, SL-W emerged victorious by eight wickets. NZ-W put up a total of 127 runs in 31 overs, but the target was revised to 196 runs due to the D/L method. Sophie Devine stood out with 38 runs and one wicket, while Suzie Bates contributed significantly with 63 runs.