For match no. 7 of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Freyer Cup Women’s Twenty20 (T20) League Tournament, Yellow Challengers and Orange Dragons are set to lock horns at JS Academy Pbel, Chennai, on the 27th of June, 2023, at 8:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
In the tournament opener, the Challengers secured a convincing 8-wicket victory by successfully chasing down a competitive total of 92, while the Dragons put up a strong chase against the Blazers’ score of 130 but fell just 4 runs short of the target.
Yellow Challengers – Abitha, Anupriya, M V Vishnu Priyaa, Revathi Maha, S G Shrinithi, Janani, Lakshminarayan Nethra, S R Srisuveedha, M Yohanya, Karuna, Pavithra Sridharan, Abarna Rajendiran, Janlin Chandra, Jenitha Babu, Sathvika Kanakamanikumar, Shivadharini K M
Orange Dragons – M U Poojashrini, Madhumitha Anbu, Sarathi Priya, T Madhu, N Ganishma, Sathyamoorthy Balakrishnan Keerthana, Shanmugapriya, Shweta, Akshaya Sathish, Sri Sathya, Arokia Kulanthai, B Bharathi, S Swathi, Shamyuktha, Swagata
Players to watch out:
The 21-year-old keeper-batter will eye to convert her starts this season, while with the gloves has been excellent behind the stumps. Batting at no. 4, Pavithra got her season underway with a fine 25-ball 24*.
The 19-year-old bowler has been economical with the ball, while also has struck wickets consistently. Sathvika with a couple of wickets off 3 overs and conceding just 10 runs, has set the tone right for a big season.
The 24-year-old all-rounder, is equally good both with the bat and ball, chipping in with contributions. Trisha in her 3 overs conceded just 19 runs, though remained wicketless, however, with the bat, played a vital role scoring a 28-ball 38.
M U Poojashrini
The 14-year-old proved to be excellent for the side registering figures of 1/9 off her 3 overs, while batting in the lower middle-order Poojashrini departed cheaply for 1(2).
The JS Academy Pbel offers a slow track that poses challenges for batters and provides an advantage to spinners. The average in the 90s indicates the demanding conditions and the need for careful batting on this pitch.
It will be a pleasant day to be at the JS Academy Pbel, Chennai, for some cricket with no rain interruptions and mostly sunny skies throughout the day. The temperature is forecasted to hover around 31°C, with light winds and a humidity level of 66%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Pavithra Sridharan, S R Srisuveedha, M U Poojashrini, S Swathi, Sathyamoorthy Balakrishnan Keerthana, Lakshminarayan Nethra, T Madhu, M V Vishnu Priyaa, Sathvika Kanakamanikumar, Jenitha BabuShweta
Date – June 27, 2023
Time – 8:30 AM IST
Venue – JS Academy Pbel, Chennai
Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.