Semi-Final 1: Warriors vs Spirit | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The ongoing 02 edition of the FairBreak Invitational is at its business end and the 1st of 2 Semi-Final fixtures scheduled for the 15th of April will see Warriors play Spirit at the Kowloon Cricket Club, Hong Kong at 7:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

 

Semi-Final 1: Warriors vs Spirit | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Semi-Final 1: Warriors vs Spirit | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

The table toppers when played the other this edition, Warriors had the better of Spirit in a low-scoring final over thriller. The league games points table sees the Warriors with only a defeat and 3 wins at the top of the table and the Spirit with 3 wins and a couple of defeats seeded 4th.

Squads:

Warriors – Sindhu Sriharsha (C), Kathryn Bryce, Shamilia Connell, Mignon du Preez, Ellie Johnston, Jess Kerr, Yasmeen Khan, Phoebe Litchfield, Mariana Martinez, Hayley Matthews, Esha Oza, Tanya Ruma, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Shanzeen Shahzad, Alison Sui

Spirit – Nicola Carey (C), Gargi Bhogle, Nattaya Boochatham, Sarah Bryce, Naruemol Chaiwai, Betty Chan, Natthakan Chantam, Yasmin Daswani, Sophia Dunkley, Mahika Gaur, Ayabonga Khaka, Bismah Maroof, Shizuka Miyaji, Nensi Patel, Kerry-Anne Tomlinson

Players to watch out:

Ellie Johnston

The 20-year-old Australian keeper-batter has played her cricket for Brisbane Heat and Queensland in Australian women’s domestic tournaments. Ellie got her FairBreak season underway with a single-digit score and in the following games with scores of 38 and 40 announced her arrival in the competition.

Yasmeen Khan

The 24-year-old Namibian all-rounder in 49 Twenty20 International (T20Is) has scored 827 runs and in 7 innings has bagged 9 wickets as well. In the games this edition, Yasmeen has had a couple of starts with scores of 20 and 21, and with the ball has registered figures of 2/9 and 1/16.

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Kerry-Anne Tomlinson

The 33-year-old New Zealand-born Netherland international got her ongoing FairBreak edition underway with a couple of starts and converted them in the following game as she went on to script a fine 65 against the Falcons.

Nicola Carey

The 29-year-old Australian all-rounder in national colors in 24 innings with the ball has bagged 19 wickets and in 12 innings with the bat has scored 60 runs. In the ongoing edition of FairBreak, in 5 innings, Nicola has already registered 3 impressive scores of 40*, 52, and 84*, and with the ball has produced figures of 0/11, 1/27, and 1/32.

Pitch:

Batters and bowlers are at gain at the Kowloon Cricket Club with the pitch being an evenly balanced one. While the track this year around has got runs in it, the bowlers remain to have their noses ahead as the 22 yards provide assistance to both spinners and pacers.

Weather:

It could well be a pleasant day only if the rain stays away as the temperature is expected to hover around 25°C but the skies are mostly cloudy and the humidity is forecasted at 76%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Ellie Johnston, Phoebe Litchfield, Sophia Dunkley, Yasmeen Khan, Nicola Carey, Kathryn Bryce, Hayley Matthews, Kerry-Anne Tomlinson, Ayabonga Khaka, Mahika Gaur, Amanda-Jade Wellington

Match details:

Date – 15th April 2023

Time – 7:30 AM IST

Venue – Kowloon Cricket Club

Broadcast – In India, the tournament will be telecasted on Sony Sports and will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.

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