Lucknow, Mar 12 (PTI) Put in to bat, the Indian women's cricket team posted a competitive 248 for five against South Africa in the third ODI here on Friday.
Punam Raut starred for the home team with a 108-ball 77 that was studded with 11 boundaries.
Skipper Mithali Raj and her deputy Harmanpreet Kaur scored 36 each.
For South Africa, Shabnim Ismail (2/46) was the pick of the bowlers while Anne Bosch, Tumi Sekhukhune and Marizanne Kapp claimed a wicket each.
The five-match series is poised at 1-1.
Brief Scores: India women: 248 for 5 in 50 overs (Punam Raut 77, Mithali Raj 36, Harmanpreet Kaur 36; Shabnim Ismail 2/46) PTI APA PM PM