Match 5: Vanuatu vs Indonesia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Match no. 5 of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup East Asia Pacific (EAP) Qualifier will feature a contest between hosts Vanuatu and Indonesia. The game is scheduled to commence at 8:00 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) on the 2nd of September at Vanuatu Cricket Ground, Port Vila.

Match 5: Vanuatu vs Indonesia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 5: Vanuatu vs Indonesia | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Vanuatu got their tournament underway with a win against Papua New Guinea, while Indonesia is gearing up for their tournament opener against the hosts.

Squads:

Vanuatu – Selina Solman (C), Alvina Chilia (VC), Rachel Andrew, Nasimana Navaika, Valenta Lagiatu, Tina Kalosin, Vicky Mansale, Lamaurie Chilia, Maiylisse Carlot, Raylin Ova, Leisau Andrew, Lissing Enoch, Vanessa Vira, Mahina Tarimiala

Indonesia – Nanda Sakarini, Andriani Andriani, Maria Corazon, Rahmawati Pangestuti, Kadek Winda Prastini, Kisi Salisa Kasse, Wesikaratna Dewi, Ni Made Suwandewi, Fitria Rada Rani, Ni Kadek Ariani, Ni Wayan Sariani (C), Lie Qiao, Mia Arda, Ni Suarniasih, Desi Wulandari, Sang Ayu

Players to watch out:

Selina Solman

The 28-year-old all-rounder, in 25 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), has scored 352 runs, including a best of 50*, and has taken 20 wickets. Selina improved upon her twin scores of 13, which she registered against Japan in the lead-up to the series, with a fine 38*, and she has continued her bowling form, which saw her produce figures of 2/19 in the opener.

Nasimana Navaika

The 27-year-old all-rounder in T20Is, in 15 innings, has accumulated 176 runs, while in 20 bowling innings, has bagged 26 wickets and recorded respective bests of 44* and 4/15. Nasimana, in the series opener, produced figures of 2/14 on the back of a lead-up series against Japan, where she recorded figures of 0/9 and 2/3.

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Andriani Andriani

The 28-year-old pace all-rounder in T20Is, in 12 innings with the bat, has scored 167 runs, including the highest of 55*, and has struck 16 wickets, with the best bowling figures being 4/10. At the SEA Games earlier this year, Andriani displayed her bowling prowess, registering back-to-back 3-fers (3/8 and 3/2).

Ni Wayan Sariani

The 33-year-old pacer, in only 18 T20I outings, has managed to bag 24 wickets at an economy rate of 3.35 and has recorded the best figures of 4/5. Ni Wayan was also in stellar form during the SEA Games in May earlier this year, producing figures of 2/14, 3/5, and 2/24 in her last 3 outings.

Pitch:

The 22-yard strip at Vanuatu Cricket Ground, Port Vila, pleases the bowlers, particularly the pacers, and poses challenges for the batters. The pace-friendly conditions result in an average score in the 80s, demanding discipline from batters to achieve a competitive total.

Weather:

The conditions at Vanuatu Cricket Ground, Port Vila, are forecasted to be pleasant for the game, with partly cloudy skies and a low chance of rain. The temperature is expected to be around 23°C, with light winds and a humidity level of 82%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Nanda Sakarini, Valenta Lagiatu, Andriani Andriani, Kadek Winda Prastini, Selina Solman, Ni Made Suwandewi, Rachel Andrew, Nasimana Navaika, Ni Wayan Sariani, Vicky Mansale, Vanessa Vira

Match details:

Date – September 2, 2023

Time – 8:00 AM IST

Venue – Vanuatu Cricket Ground, Port Vila

Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.

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