The final match of the Fairbreak Global Invitational T20 tournament will be played between Falcons and Tornadoes at Dubai International Cricket stadium on May 15.
Match Preview – Final: Falcons v Tornadoes Women
Falcons: Suzie Bates (captain), Danni Wyatt, Britney Cooper, Marizanne Kapp, Mariko Hill, Theetha Satish, Sornnarin Tipooch, Kaia Arua, Nannapat Koncharoenkai, Chritina Gough, Gunjan Shukla, Marina Lamplough, Chamari Athapaththu, Anju Gurung, Jahanara Alam
Tornadoes: Stafanie Taylor (captain), Sophie Devine, Sterre Kalis, Andrea-Mae Zepeda, Katey Martin, Chanida Sutthiruang, Marry-Anne Musonda, Sune Luus, Sita Rana Magar, Aliya Riaz, Divya Saxena, Winifred Duraisingam, Natasha Miles, Maryam Bibi, Diana Baig
Players to watch out for
The right handed opening batter from England won the player of the match for her 83 runs off 48 balls in the last match for Falcons against Spirit. She muscled 1 boundary and a six and stitched a 132-run opening partnership with Chamari Athapaththu.
The captain of Sri Lanka displayed a solid all-round show in her last appearance for Falcons against Spirit. She hit 63 runs off 52 balls opening the batting and picked up 1-31 in four overs. She is a left handed batter and a right arm off spinner.
The captain of New Zealand, who leads Tornadoes top scored with 37 runs off 26 balls against Barmy Army in her last outing. The right handed opening batter set the foundation. She also bowled one over of right arm medium pace.
The right arm seamer from Pakistan struck with 2-32 in four overs and was the most successful bowler for Tornadoes in the last match against Barmy Army. She opened the bowling and bowled well with the new ball, picking up both the wickets in the same over.
In the last night match that was played here, more than 280 runs were scored. It was a nail biting thriller as the match went all the way down to the last over. Team batting second won the match. 12 wickets fell in the last match. Fast bowlers picked up more wickets than the spinners.
The weather is expected to be clear and warm. The average temperature will be around 27 degrees Celsius. There will be no cloud cover and there is no chance of rain. The wind is expected to blow from the north-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Katey Martin, Chamari Athapaththu, Danielle Wyatt, Sterre Kalis, Sune Luus, Sophie Devine, Stafanie Taylor, Gunjan Shukla, Diana Baig, Sita Rana Magar, Anju Gurung
Date: May 15, 2022
Time: 9.30pm IST
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
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