Preview: Match 12 – Argentina vs USA | Squad | Players to watch | Weather | Pitch | Live Streaming

The 12th and the last match of the 2021 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier will be played on October 26 (12.30am IST) between Argentina and the United States at Reforma Athletic Club, Naucalpan, Mexico. While the United States have won four out of their five matches, Argentina have not won a single match in this tournament.

 

USA Women's Cricket Team in T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2021. PC: Twitter
USA Women’s Cricket Team in T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2021. PC: Twitter

Squads

Argentina: Veronica Vasquez (c), Tamara Basile, Julieta Cullen, Maria Castiñeiras, Magdalena Esquivel, Albertina Galan, Catalina Greloni, Lucia Iglesias, Mariana Martinez, Malena Lollo, Constanza Sosa, Alison Stocks, Lucia Taylor, Martina Del Valle

United States: Sindhu Sriharsha (c), Shebani Bhaskar (vc), Gargi Bhogle, Holly Charles, Moksha Chaudhary, Sara Farooq, Uzma Iftikhar, Geetika Kodali, Anika Kolan, Laasya Mullapudi, Tara Norris, Chetnaa Prasad, Akshatha Rao, Suhani Thadani, Isani Vaghela

Players to watch out for

Constanza Sosa:

The right arm quick was the most successful bowler for Argentina in their last match against Brazil. She picked up 2-13 in her four overs.

Veronica Vasquez:

The right hand opening bat was the only batter to score in double digits for Argentina in their last match against Brazil. The captain of Argentina mustered an unbeaten 16 off 38 balls, including one boundary.

Akshatha Rao:

The right arm off spinner was the pick of the bowlers for the United States in their last match against Canada. She accounted for 2-22 in her four overs.

Isani Vaghela:

The right hand middle order top scored with 20 runs off 32 balls, hitting one boundary. She came in to bat in the eighth over and was there till the 19th over.

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Weather

The weather is expected to be cloudy and there could be a thunderstorm during the course of the match. The temperatures will drop from 21 degrees Celsius in the afternoon (local) to 13 degrees Celsius in the evening (local).

Pitch

This will be the last match of the tournament. The venue has already hosted 11 matches. Though the seamers have been more successful in the competition so far, the spinners may have an outside chance of outperforming their seam counterparts in the last match. The wicket is good for batting as the batters get complete value for their shots.

Match Details

Date: October 26, 2021

Time: 12.30am IST

Venue: Reforma Athletic Club, Naucalpan, Mexico

Live streaming: Fancode

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