For the Final of the Pakistan Cup Women’s One-Day Tournament, Dynamites and the Challengers will go head-to-head at the State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi, on the 4th of June, 2023, at 9:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
In the league stage round of four games each, the Dynamites’ winning streak was halted by the Challengers, who initially lost their first couple of matches but bounced back with successive wins.
Dynamites – Sidra Ameen (C), Aima Saleem, Aliya Riaz, Bismah Maroof, Fajar Naveed, Fatima Shahid, Ghulam Fatima, Humna Bilal, Khadija Chishti, Laiba Nasir, Maham Manzoor, Nashra Sundhu, Rameen Shamim, Sidra Nawaz (WK), Waheeda Akhtar
Challengers – Omaima Sohail (C), Amber Kainaat, Areesha Noor, Fareeha Mehmood (WK), Fatima Zehra, Huraina Sajjad, Javeria Khan, Javeria Rauf, Kainat Hafeez, Maham Tariq, Masooma Zehra, Noreen Yaqoob, Sadia Iqbal, Saima Malik, Warda Yousaf
Players to watch out:
The 31-year-old batter in 52 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) has scored 1321 runs at an average of 26.42 and has got the highest of 176*. Sidra has looked in sublime touch in the series scoring 231 runs in 4 outings at an average of 77.00.
The 30-year-old all-rounder, in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), has scored 985 runs in 47 innings, while has struck 8 wickets in 31 outings. Aliya has had a decent run in the competition, contributing 96 runs in 3 innings and 5 wickets in 4 outings.
The 25-year-old all-rounder in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) has scored 696 runs and struck 17 scalps in 36 games. Omaima didn’t have the best of starts, but with a knock of 75 has timely made an impact, while with the ball has bagged a couple of wickets as well.
The batting all-rounder, in the One-Day series, has emerged as a complete package for the side providing handy 34 runs, while has scalped 6 wickets at an economy rate of 3.70 in 4 games this season.
The 22-yard strip at State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi, pleases the bowlers, particularly the spinners. The bowler-friendly conditions result in an average score in the 140s, requiring batters to exhibit discipline to achieve a competitive total.
With moderate winds, humidity at 61%, and the temperature expected to hover around 32°C, the conditions are favorable to be at the cricket. At 10%, the chances of precipitation are very low with a sunny overhead.
Fantasy playing XI:
Sidra Nawaz, Javeria Khan, Sidra Ameen, Javeria Rauf, Omaima Sohail, Aliya Riaz, Noreen Yaqoob, Rameen Shamim, Sadia Iqbal, Ghulam Fatima, Nashra Sundhu
Date – June 4, 2023
Time – 9:30 AM IST
Venue – State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi
Broadcast – The Final of the Pakistan Cup Women’s Tournament will be live-streamed on the Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCBs) YouTube channel.