Final: Botswana vs Kenya | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Botswana will lock horns against Kenya in the finals of the ICC T20 World Cup Africa Division 2 Qualifier. The match is scheduled to take place at the Botswana Cricket Association Oval 1 on 8th September 2023 at 5:20 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Final: Botswana vs Kenya | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Final: Botswana vs Kenya | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Squads:

Botswana: Goitseone Setshwane, Merapelo Phiase, Oratile Kgeresi, Amantle Mokgotlhe, Botho Freeman, Florence Samanyika, Goabilwe Matome, Pako Mapotsane, Shameelah Mosweu, Tuelo Shadrack, Bontle Madimabe, Laura Mophakedi (C), Botsogo Mpedi, Wendy Moutswi

Kenya: Daisy Njoroge, Judith Ogolla, Kreeshna Vivek Mehta, Mercy Sifuna, Venasa Ooko, Esther Wachira (C), Mary Mwangi, Melvin Khagoitsa, Queentor Abel, Charity Muthoni, Flavia Odhiambo Atieno, Josephine Abwom, Judith Ajambo, Kelvia Ogola, Lavendah Idambo

Players to watch out:

Esther Wachira:

The captain of Kenya, Esther Wachira is an exceptional all-rounder. In 48 matches, she has scored 323 runs and has taken 39 wickets. In the semi-final against Cameroon, she was in top form, scoring 51 runs and taking 2 wickets for 5 runs. Kenya will be hoping for their captain to perform well in the final as well.

Queentor Abel:

Queentor Abel is another player in the Kenya side who can quickly turn the match around. She blew the Cameroon batting lineup apart in the semi-final by taking 5 wickets for 5 runs at an economy rate of 1.3. She is a player to watch out for in the finals.

Amantle Mokgotlhe:

21-year-old, Amantle Mokgotlhe is a great player player from the Botswana team. In 30 matches she has scored 218 runs with a high score of 52. She is a great striker of the ball and in the semi-final against Sierra Leone hit 3 boundaries. Botswana will be counting on her to perform well.

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Shameelah Mosweu:

Shameelah Mosweu is another player who can win Botswana in the match. She has scored 444 runs with a high score of 86 and in 36 matches has taken 31 wickets. She was clinical in the last game against Sierra Leone as well taking 1 wicket for 14 runs at an economy of 3.5. She will be a player to watch out for.

Pitch:

The pitch at the Botswana Cricket Association Oval 1 is balanced and an even contest can be expected. Pacers can be expected to perform the best on this ground.

Weather:

The weather during the game is expected to be around 34 degree Celsius with humidity being 17%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Laura Mophakedi, Shameelah Mosweu, Daisy Njoroge, Queentor Abel, Goabilwe Matome, Esther Wachira, Melvin Khagoitsa, Lavendah Idambo, Tuelo Shadrack, Pako Mapotsane, Flavia Odhiambo Atieno

Match details:

Date – 8th September, 2023

Time – 5:20 PM, IST

Venue – Botswana Cricket Association Oval 1

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the FanCode App and Website.

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