Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) South Africa women won the toss and elected to field against India women in the first T20 International against India here at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
The Proteas women had won the ODI series 4-1 prior to this.
India are being led by Smriti Mandhana after regular skipper in T20 format, Harmanpreet Kaur was declared unfit on Friday.
South Africa women XI: Lizelle Lee, Anne Bosch, Sune Luus (captain), Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wicketkeeper), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba.
India women XI: Smriti Mandhana (captain), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh, Harleen Deol, Nuzhat Parveen (wicketkeeper), Simran Dil Bahadur, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Arundhati Reddy.