The 10th match of Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast will be played between Gymkhana and Rajasthan Club on December 9 at the MGR Sports Academy in Bara Gunsima, West Bengal. The game will begin at 12.45 PM IST.
While Gymkhana will play their fourth fixture of the competition, having won and lost two, Rajasthan Club, on the other hand, will feature in their third, having lost their last two games.
Gymkhana: Tithi Dhara, Sumana Mondal, Anamika Das, Ishika Barui, Barnali Tamuli, Jhumia Khatun, Trishita Sarkar, Rinki Saroj, Sukanya Parida (C), Prativa Rana, Sonali Mondal, Sanchita Adhikary, Shreya Karar, Zoya Laskar, Ananya Halder
Rajasthan Club: Parna Paul (C), Kashish Agarwal, Sweta Singh, Anushka Paul, Riya Goswami, Priyanka Kurmi, Anindita Nath, Priyanka Sarkar, Zenab Gazi, Rukmoni Roy, Debjani Das, Priti Koyal, Roshni Khatun, Sagarika Sengupta, Sanjukta Sarkar
Players to watch
The right-handed middle-order batter of Gymkhana led the run chase from the front in her last game against Kalighat Club. She muscled an undefeated 66 off 48, including four boundaries and two sixes. She came into bat when her team was struggling at 11/3 in four overs. She guided the run chase and saw her side home with a four-wicket win chasing 123.
She was one of the two wicket-takers for Gymkhana in the last fixture against Rajasthan Club. She scalped 16/1 in four overs. Opening the bowling with captain Sukanya Parida, she bowled well with the new ball and was the most economical one for her side.
The captain of Rajasthan Club was at the helm of the run chase in the last encounter against Kalighat Club. The right-hander smashed 56 off 55, peppering the boundary rope seven times. She scored more than half of her team’s total of 100 runs. She held the innings together and there till the 17th over.
She was the most successful bowler for Rajasthan Club in the last game against Kalighat Club. The right-arm quick claimed 13/2 in two overs and was effective in the middle phase of the innings. She hit the right straps consistently and yielded rich dividends.
It will be the 10th match of the tournament at this venue, with the ninth game being played early in the day. Out of the eight games played here until December 8, the teams batting first and second have won four each. The average first innings score is 113, and the average second innings score is 107. Being an afternoon game, expect hot conditions. Bowlers will have to work hard to tame the batters, who would look to enjoy themselves on this batting-friendly surface.
The weather is expected to see a hazy sun. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 29 degrees Celsius. There will be a 21 percent cloud cover and a zero percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the north.
Fantasy Playing XI
Sumana Mondal, Jhumia Khatun, Kashish Agarwal, Barnali Tamuli, Sukanya Parida, Roshni Khatun, Prativa Rana, Priyanka Kurmi, Sanchita Adhikary, Shreya Karar, Rukmoni Roy
Date: December 9, 2022
Time: 12.45 PM IST
Venue: MGR Sports Academy, Bara Gunsima, West Bengal
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