Match 8: Kuwait v Nepal Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

The eighth match of the 2022 ACC (Asian Cricket Council) Women’s T20 Championship will be played on June 18 between Kuwait and Nepal at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Malaysia.

Match 8: Kuwait v Nepal Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI
Match 8: Kuwait v Nepal Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

Head-to-Head

Kuwait and Nepal have played two T20Is against each other and Nepal have won both of them.

Squads

Kuwait: Amna Tariq (c), Maryyam Ashraf, Aakriti Bose (wk), Venora D’Souza, Siobhan Gomez, Mariamma Hyder, Maria Jasvi, Zeefa Jilani, Khadija Khalil, Mofida Kocchargi, Glenda Menes, Priyada Murali, Maryam Omar, Balasubramani Shanti

Nepal: Rubina Chhetry (c), Indu Barma (vc), Apsari Begam, Dolly Bhatta, Mamta Chaudhary, Kabita Joshi, Asmina Karmacharya, Kabita Kunwar, Sita Rana Magar, Jyoti Pandey (wk), Sabnam Rai, Sangita Rai, Bindu Rawal, Kajal Shrestha (wk), Manisha Upadhyaya

Players to watch

Amna Sharif Tariq: 

The captain of Kuwait is a right-handed top order batter and right arm leg spinner. Since her international debut in 2019, she has featured in 21 T20Is, scored 187 runs and claimed 11 wickets.

Maryam Omar:

She is a right-handed opening batter from Kuwait, who made her international debut in 2019. She has played 16 T20Is and mustered 316 runs, including one half-century. With the ball, she has struck with eight wickets in 12 innings, including one four-wicket haul, bowling right arm off spin.

Sangita Rai: 

The right arm off spinner from Nepal won the player of the match for her brilliant bowling performance of 6/4 in 2.5 overs against Bhutan in her last appearance. She bowled as many as 11 dot balls out of the total 17 balls that she bowled.

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Kajal Shrestha: 

The right-handed middle order batter from Nepal top scored with 26 runs off 35 balls, including one boundary against Bhutan in her last outing. Coming in to bat in the fifth over, she held the innings together and was there in the middle till the 16th over.

Pitch

The wicket looks good for batting. In the last completed match that was played here yesterday, the team batting first scored 171 runs. However, the cloudy conditions may assist the bowlers. A healthy contest between bat and ball is expected.

Weather

Intervals of clouds and sunshine with a thunderstorm are expected. The average temperature will be around 31 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is 80 percent chance of rain and 74 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Jyoti Pandey, Kajal Shreshtha, Maryam Omar, Siobhan Lee Gomez, Zeefa Jilani, Sita Rana Magar, Rubina Chhetry, Amna Sharif Tariq, Sangita Rai, Kabita Kunwar, Maria Jasvi

Match details

Date: June 18, 2022

Time: 12.30PM IST

Venue: Kinrara Academy Oval, Malaysia

Live streaming: Female Cricket YouTube channel 

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