The seventh and the final match of the Women’s 6ixty, a franchise-based tournament in the West Indies, will be played between Barbados Royals and Trinbago Knight Riders on August 29 at the Warner Park Sporting Complex in Basseterre. The match will start at 12.30AM IST. These two teams have played two matches against each other in the league stage with either of them winning one match each.
Barbados Royals: Hayley Matthews (C), Aaliyah Alleyne, Reniece Boyce, Shanika Bruce, Britney Cooper, Afy Fletcher, Chinelle Henry, Japhina Joseph, Qiana Joseph, Mandy Mangru, Snigdha Paul, Fatima Sana, Shakera Selman, Chloe Tryon
Trinbago Knight Riders: Deandra Dottin (C), Jannillea Glasgow, Sheneta Grimmond, Shawnisha Hector, Caneisha Isaac, Hayley Jensen, Lee-Ann Kirby, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Geetika Kodali, Suné Luus, Anisa Mohammed, Natasha McLean, Steffie Soogrim
Players to watch
The South African all-rounder is the leading run getter of this tournament so far with 114 runs in four matches, including the best of 63. The right-handed middle order batter has a healthy average of 38 and a blistering strike rate of 170. Apart from her batting, she can roll her arm over to bowl left arm spin.
The captain of Barbados Royals is a genuine all-rounder, who is a right-handed opening batter and a right arm off spinner. In this competition so far, she has claimed three wickets in four matches and has scored 48 runs, including the best of 25 not out. When she is on song, she can single-handedly win matches for her team.
The right-handed opening batter of Trinbago Knight Riders has been the most successful batter for her team in this competition so far with 68 runs in two matches, including the best of 46. She is a devastating batter and can tear apart any opposition. In addition to her batting, she is more than a handy right arm medium pace bowler.
The right arm seamer from Trinbago Knight Riders is the highest wicket-taker for her team with four wickets in as many matches. The last time she played against Barbados Royals, she scalped 6/3 in two overs, including a hat-trick. She is a good new ball bowler and has displayed consistency with her lines and lengths.
The venue has hosted six matches in this competition so far. The teams batting first and the teams batting second have won three matches each. The average first innings score is 59 and the average second innings score is 58. With the championship at stake, expect a thrilling contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to be mostly sunny with a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. The maximum temperature attained during the course of the day will be 32 degrees Celsius. There will be 19 percent cloud cover and 40 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east.
Fantasy Playing XI
Kycia Knight, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon, Britney Cooper, Hayley Matthews, Sheneta Grimond, Deandra Dottin, Hayley Jensen, Geetika Kodali, Fatima Sana, Shakera Selman
Date: August 29, 2022
Time: 12.30 AM IST
Venue: Warner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre
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