The final match of the 2022 ACC (Asian Cricket Council) Women’s T20 Championship will be played on June 25 between UAE and Malaysia at the Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
UAE and Malaysia have played four T20Is against each other and UAE have won all of them.
UAE: Chaya Mughal (c), Samaira Dharnidharka, Kavisha Egodage, Siya Gokhale, Priyanjali Jain, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh, Indhuja Nandakumar, Esha Oza, Rithika Rajith, Theertha Satish, Khushi Sharma, Sanchin Singh
Malaysia: Winifred Duraisingam (c), Mas Elysa (vc), Nik Nur Atiela, Sasha Azmi, Aisya Eleesa, Ainna Hamizah Hashim, Elsa Hunter, Jamahidaya Intan, Wan Julia, Dhanusri Mahunan, Aina Najwa, Arianna Natsya, Nur Dania Syuhada, Yusrina Yaakop
Players to watch
The right-handed opening batter of UAE smashed 115 runs off 67 balls in the last completed match that the team played. It was against Qatar. She hammered 18 boundaries and three sixes in her innings. In the process, she stitched a 174-run opening partnership with her partner Theertha Satish.
The right arm off spinner from UAE was the pick of the bowlers in the last completed match that the team played. It was against Qatar. The wily spinner claimed 11/4 in four overs. She bowled well in the middle overs and in the death overs.
The captain of Malaysia made useful contributions with bat and ball in her last outing against Hong Kong. The right-handed opening batter scored 26 runs off 21 balls, including three boundaries. She also opened the bowling and struck with 20/1 in two overs.
The right-handed top order batter of Malaysia mustered an unbeaten 33 off 24 balls, including two boundaries and a six in her last match against Hong Kong. In the process, she stitched a 40-run partnership with Elsa Hunter for the third wicket. With the ball, the leg spinner bowled a couple of overs and conceded 12 runs. She won the player of the match for her batting performance.
The last match that was played here yesterday was a relatively low scoring contest as just 160 runs were scored. 12 wickets fell in the process. The team batting first won the match after posting 86 in a rain affected match that was reduced to 11 overs per side. With the final match being played at the same venue, expect an exciting contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to see intervals of clouds and sun. The average temperature will be around 32 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is 25 percent chance of rain and 70 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the southwest.
Fantasy Playing XI
Theertha Satish, Wan Julia, Mas Elysa, Sasha Azmi, Kavisha Egodage, Esha Oza, Winifred Duraisingam, Chaya Mughal, Suraksha Kotte, Indhuja Nandakumar, Aisya Eleesa Firdauz
Date: June 25, 2022
Time: 8 AM IST
Venue: Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Live streaming: Female Cricket YouTube channel
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