Match 8: Uganda vs Namibia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

For match no. 8 of the ongoing 02 edition of the Capricorn (Quadrangular) Women’s T20 Series, hosts Namibia are scheduled to play Uganda on the 29th of April, at the United Cricket Ground, Windhoek at 6:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Match 8: Uganda vs Namibia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 8: Uganda vs Namibia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Although Uganda lost their opening match, they bounced back to register a win against Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Namibia is the only unbeaten team in the tournament, having won all three of their matches, and they currently lead the points table with 6 points.

Squads:

Uganda – Concy Aweko (C), Janet Mbabazi (VC), Sarah Akiteng, Prosscovia Alako, Irene Alumo, Evelyn Anyipo, Kevin Awino (WK), Esther Iloku (WK), Phiona Kulume, Patricia Malemikia, Rita Musamali, Immaculate Nakisuuyi, Stephani Nampiina, Gloria Obukor

Namibia – Irene van Zyl (C), Naomi Benjamin, Jurriene Diergaardt, Dietlind Foerster, Merczerly Gorases (WK), Kayleen Green, Victoria Hamunyela, Yasmeen Khan (WK), Bianca Manuel, Mekelaye Mwatile, Wilka Mwatile, Adri van der Merwe, Edelle van Zyl, Sune Wittmann

Players to watch out:

Stephani Nampiina

The 23-year-old all-rounder in 26 Twenty20 International (T20I) innings has got to 271 runs with the highest of 30* and in 21 innings, with the ball has struck 18 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/17. Stephani hasn’t got going in the series, but has had a few starts in her recent outings.

Evelyn Anyipo

The 26-year-old all-rounder in T20Is, in 20 innings with the bat has got to 92 runs, and in 39 innings with the ball has struck 33 scalps. Not as much with the bat, but Anyipo has looked good with the ball having produced figures of 1/17 and 2/14 in the series thus far.

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Irene van Zyl

The 38-year-old in 29 T20I innings has scored 201 runs with a best of 23 and in 38 innings with the ball, has struck 31 wickets with a best of 4/7. Irene, in a couple of outings this series has registered bowling figures of 1/8 and 3/24.

Dietlind Foerster

The 42-year-old, in 21 T20Is with the bat, has got to 121 runs and in 22 innings with the ball, has bagged 13 wickets with the best of 2/9. In her couple of outings in the series, Forester has produced figures of 0/7 and 2/10.

Pitch:

At the United Cricket Ground, Windhoek, the center pitch is a well-balanced one that offers a fair contest between bat and ball. The even surface is a highlight, providing scoring opportunities for batters and wickets for bowlers, and pacers are especially effective on this pitch.

Weather:

The conditions are expected to be ideal for a complete game of cricket, with the temperature expected to hover around 28°C, and no chance of rain. There will be partly cloudy skies and light winds, while the humidity level is forecasted at 77%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Kevin Awino, Yasmeen Khan, Adri van der Merwe, Jurriene Diergaardt, Sune Wittmann, Kayleen Green, Concy Aweko, Victoria Hamunyela, Irene van Zyl, Wilka Mwatile, Irene Alumo

Match details:

Date – April 29, 2023

Time – 6:00 PM IST

Venue – United Cricket Ground, Windhoek

Broadcast – All games of the series will be telecasted on NTV and One Africa TV. A live stream will also be available on the FanCode app and website.

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