Red Rangers and Purple Blazers are set to face each other in match no. 8 of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Freyer Cup Women’s Twenty20 (T20) League Tournament. The match will be played at JS Academy Pbel, Chennai, on the 27th of June, 2023, at 12:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
In their season openers, the Rangers suffered an 8-wicket defeat to the Challengers while defending a total of 91, while the Blazers managed to successfully defend their competitive score of 130, winning the match by 4 runs.
Red Rangers – Dhuwaraka B, Eloksi Arun, Kowsalya, Roshini Rajasekaran, B Hasini, Jancy Jina, Meenakshi Srinivasan, Shreya Sharon A, Sandhya Sayal, Ramyashri Prasad, Ruthikssha Elangovan E, Samantha Infantina, Tharangini Muruganandam
Purple Blazers – Gayathri, Janvi Kundu, T Prachi, Usha Rani, Anurakini, Chandrasekar Shushanthika, K Hashini, Mrunalini, Nithila, A Sharanyaa, Swarna Suresh, Joshna Angel Shriya, Poorvi Rajesh, Sheetal, Yeshwanthika V R
Players to watch out:
The 25-year-old batter got her tournament underway with a fine score of 19 off 23 balls and while looked set for a big one, she was run out, but will look to build on her start in the remainder of the tournament.
The 14-year-old bowler in the tournament opener sent down her 3 overs conceding just 11 runs of it, while also struck a wicket. Dhuwaraka has had a good start and will look to carry forward her momentum.
The 20-year-old all-rounder has featured for the Tamil Nadu senior women’s team and also the India B women’s Under-19 team. Chandrasekhar got her innings underway with a brilliant 54, while also registered figures of 2/19 (3).
The 17-year-old all-rounder in the opener playing an anchors role scored a fine 53-ball 52, including 7 fours. Anurakini in the 3 overs she sent down stuck 2 wickets conceding just 12 runs off it.
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:
Sandhya Sayal, A Sharanyaa, Roshini Rajasekaran, Eloksi Arun, Usha Rani, Dhuwaraka B, Meenakshi Srinivasan, Chandrasekar Shushanthika, Anurakini, Ramyashri Prasad, Samantha Infantina
Date – June 27, 2023
Time – 12:30 PM IST
Venue – JS Academy Pbel, Chennai
Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.