Match 28: Rawalpindi vs Quetta | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

In the final round fixtures of the ongoing 2024 Pakistan National Women’s Twenty20 (T20) Tournament, Rawalpindi and Quetta are set to go head-to-head at the Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, on the 30th of January, 2024, at 11:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

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

 

Squads:

Rawalpindi – Aliya Riaz (C), Aima Saleem Satti, Areeja Haseeb, Fajar Naveed, Farzana Farooq, Fatima Syed, Fatima Zehra Shah, Humna Bilal, Kainat Gulalai, Lubna Behram, Natalia Parvaiz, Noor Fatima, Sania Rasheed, Tania Saeed, Waheeda Akhtar, Zainab Arif Jutt

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

Players to watch out:

Natalia Parvaiz

The 28-year-old batter, with an average of 31.33 and a strike rate of 109.30, has accumulated 188 runs, including the highest of 62, from 8 outings. Natalia failed to follow up her season-best (45-ball 62) with another big score. However, she is the batter in form and can be relied upon to lead the scoring.

Tania Saeed

The spinner has been in notable form, taking 11 wickets from 8 games, averaging 12.91, maintaining an economy rate of 5.46, and registering the best of 3/4. Tania, in her previous 3 outings, has returned figures of 2/28, 1/29, and 0/18, and it’ll be hoped she continues with this momentum.

Fareeha Mehmood

The 29-year-old keeper-batter, from 8 outings in this competition, has posted 178 runs on the board, including the highest of 63. Fareeha has had failures but managed starts, registering scores of 29, 15, 41, 5, and 17 in her previous few games. She will be backed to score big, capitalizing on the form she is in.

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Tuba Hassan

The 23-year-old all-rounder, from 8 outings, has amassed 215 runs at a strike rate of 140.52, while also scalping 5 wickets at an economy rate of 7.38. Tuba’s recent batting scores read 70, 36, 46, 0, and 14, alongside bowling figures of 0/31, 0/18, 2/17, 1/27, and 0/20. She’ll be banked on for the goods.

Pitch:

The Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium provides a batting-friendly surface with an average score in the 140s. However, the pitch also has enough for bowlers, especially spinners, who can change the course of the game.

Weather:

With a 40% chance of rain, expect delays and interruptions during match hours if the skies don’t clear. The temperature is forecasted to be around 16°C, with humidity at 71% and light winds.

Fantasy playing XI:

Fareeha Mehmood, Natalia Parvaiz, Dua Majid, Aima Saleem Satti, Anum Amin, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Asim, Waheeda Akhtar, Tuba Hassan, Tania Saeed, Khair-u-Nisa

Match details:

Date – January 30, 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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