After a year-long absence from international cricket, the Indian women’s team will finally begin their World Cup preparation with a five-match ODI series against South Africa at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.
The ODI series, starting on Sunday, will be followed by three T20Is.
South Africa is slightly ahead of India in terms of preparation as the touring party played a home series against Pakistan in February.
India last played on March 8, 2020, the day it lost the T20 World Cup final to Australia.
The SENA countries had ample playing time amid the pandemic, but this Indian team needs to oil its gears to start operating at full throttle once again.
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