Match 3: China vs Hong Kong | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The upcoming match between China and Hong Kong will be the 3rd match of the ongoing 05 edition of the Women’s Twenty20 (T20) East Asia Cup. The game will take place at the Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field, Hangzhou, China, on the 26th of May, 2023, at 6:00 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Match 3: China vs Hong Kong | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 3: China vs Hong Kong | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

In their opener, the hosts’ China, in a thrilling finish, had an unfortunate outcome as they lost to Hong Kong. However, Hong Kong showcased improved performance later that day, securing a convincing win over Japan.

Squads:

China – Huang Zhuo (C), Yuanyuan Cai, Xiuli Jin, Jiaping Li, Han Lili, Zheng Lili, Mengting Liu, Zi Mei, Xu Qian, Zhang Xiangxue, Chen Xinyu, Jing Yang (WK), Rongyu Zhao, Mingyue Zhu

Hong Kong – Kary Chan (C), Maryam Bibi, Betty Chan, Charlotte Chan, ShingChan, Amanda Cheung, Hiu Ying Cheung (WK), Tammy Chu, Cindy Ho, Emma Lai, Heiley Liu, Shanzeen Shahzad (WK), Alison Siu, Yee Shan To

Players to watch out:

Huang Zhuo

The 37-year-old batter, in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), in 10 outings has scored 135 runs. Huang, in the opener, led her side from the front, scoring a 31-ball 28 which also happens to be her career best.

Xu Qian

The pacer in 7 T20I outings has struck 4 scalps, at an economy rate of 8.07, and has recorded the best bowling figures of 2/13. Xu Qian too recorded her career best in the curtain raiser and would look to finish off on a high.

Maryam Bibi

The 19-year-old all-rounder, in T20Is, in 15 innings has scored 59 runs, while in 25 bowling innings has struck 26 wickets. Maryam had a brilliant start to the campaign recording figures of 25* and 3/23 in the opener.

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Cindy Ho

The 25-year-old all-rounder, in T20Is, in a couple of innings, has struck 3 wickets, all coming off a single game. Cindy featured in the sides’ double header fixture against Japan and scripted figures of 3/10 (4), her career best.

Pitch:

The renovated center wicket at Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field in Hangzhou, remains on the slower side, benefiting the bowlers, particularly the spinners. The struggle for batters is evident, as indicated by the average score being in the 70s.

Weather:

Scattered thunderstorms on the radar pose no threat to the game as showers are forecasted to stay away during match hours. The temperature is expected to hover around 27°C, with light winds and humidity at 63%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Hiu Ying Cheung, Shanzeen Shahzad, Huang Zhuo, Emma Lai, Cindy Ho, Kary Chan, Mengting Liu, Maryam Bibi, Betty Chan, Alison Siu, Xu Qian

Match details:

Date – May 26, 2023

Time – 6:00 AM IST

Venue – Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field, Hangzhou, China

Broadcast – Access live scores for all the games of the series on the FanCode app and website.

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