Match 19: Quetta vs Lahore | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

In match no. 19 of the ongoing 2024 edition of the National Women’s T20 Tournament, Quetta and Lahore are set to go head-to-head. The match is set to be held at Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, on the 25th of January, 2024, at 11:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

Squads:

Quetta – Saima Malik (C), Anum Amin, Ayesha Asim, Dua Majid, Faiza, Fareeha Mehmood, Humaira Ghulam, Jannat Rashid, Khadija Chishti, Khair-u-Nisa, Khizra Liaqat, Lubaba Sarwar, Nida, Subhana Tariq, Tuba Hassan, Zamar Shafee

Lahore – Nida Dar (C), Ayesha Zafar, Amber Kainaat, Areesha Noor, Bismah Maroof, Fatima Khan, Fatima Shahid, Ghulam Fatima, Iram Javed, Kainat Hafeez, Nashra Sundhu, Noreen Yaqoob, Sadaf Shamas, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz, Zunash Abdul Sattar

Players to watch out:

Dua Majid

The 24-year-old batter has accumulated 159 runs from 6 outings, striking at 103.25. Dua’s campaign has picked up pace, especially over her previous few outings, and she has registered successive scores of 34(23), 58(41), and 24(24). The team will count on her to carry forward this momentum into the business end.

Khair-u-Nisa

The 29-year-old bowler, in 6 outings, has picked up 7 wickets at an average of 12.43 and maintained an economy rate of 5.44. Khair-u-Nisa, while having remained wicketless in her previous couple of outings, only recently returned successive figures of 2/16 and 2/23. She’ll be banked on for the goods.

Sadaf Shamas

The 25-year-old batter has added 148 runs to the tally from 6 outings, averaging 37.00, striking at 126.50, and registering the best of 106. Sadaf had a good start to her campaign and followed up with a century, but hasn’t been amongst runs since. She’ll be backed to regain her confidence in this game.

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Nashra Sundhu

The 26-year-old spinner has been outstanding in this competition, bagging 10 wickets from 6 games and maintaining an economy rate of 5.44. Nashra followed up her season best of 3/20 with figures of 0/17, 2/28, 1/27, and 2/33. It’ll be expected she make the most of this form, leading the charts.

Pitch:

The Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium dishes a well-balanced center wicket that has been favorable to both batters and bowlers. The par score at the venue is around 140s, and the characteristics of the pitch are such that spinners play a crucial role in any team’s success.

Weather:

Despite cloudy overhead, the chances of rain remain minimal, and the forecast promises a complete game of cricket. The temperature is forecasted to hover around 15°C, with light winds and humidity at 55%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Fareeha Mehmood, Bismah Maroof, Dua Majid, Sidra Amin, Sadaf Shamas, Nida Dar, Ayesha Zafar, Nashra Sundhu, Tuba Hassan, Ghulam Fatima, Khair-u-Nisa

Match details:

Date – January 25, 2024

Time – 11:30 AM IST

Venue – Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the Pakistan Cricket Board YouTube channel.

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