For match no. 8 of the ongoing edition of the Pondicherry Women’s T10 Tournament, Diamonds and the Princess are set to lock horns at CAP Ground 3, Puducherry, on the 9th of June, 2023, at 11:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
The Diamonds’ winning streak of two games came to a halt in their most recent outing against the Angels. Meanwhile, the Princess, who rebounded from an opening loss with a solid win, have now experienced another defeat.
Diamonds – Aashna Patidar, Anjana B, Kavisha Elayaperumal (C), Sagarikka SK, Sneka S, Yashi Pandey, Gautami Naik, Srimeera Chandrasekaran, Vedhavarsha S, Betha Raghavika (WK), Tharigha J (WK), Akshaya Bharathwaz V, Bakkialakshmi Sivaprakasam, Gokulnandhini Murugesan, Salonee Dangore
Princess – Dhanushree Sivaraman, Nisha Seetharamun, Sayali A Lonkar, Tanishka Sen, Uma Maheshwari, Arunadevi Sekar, Gayatri Gounasilane, Nandhini Chandrasekaran (C), Poonam Khemnar, Prerana Kini, Sunayana Mishra (WK), Abirame Ramamurth, Hemasri Aravamuthan, Lella Tejaswini, Reena Thirugnanam
Players to watch out:
The 25-year-old spin all-rounder is the leading run-scorer for the side with 86 runs to her name at an average of 27.67 and has got the highest of 55. Gautami has also struck a maiden wicket in 4 outings, but proved expensive.
The 25-year-old leg-spinner in 3 innings has struck only a couple of wickets, despite which is the leading wicket-taker for the side. Salonee has bagged the best of 2/13, but has also been expensive leaking runs at a rate of 10.50.
Sayali A Lonkar
The 26-year-old batter in 3 outings has scored 43 runs, including the highest of 18 at an average of 14.33, and in as many bowling innings has struck a couple of wickets, at an economy rate of 10.00.
The 29-year-old spin all-rounder in 3 outings has scored 81 runs, including the highest of 45, at an average of 40.50 and has struck 2 wickets, both in an inning registering best figures of 2/12, while has bowled her 6 overs at an economy rate of 7.50.
The 22 yards at the venue offers a well-balanced center wicket, ensuring a fair competition between batters and bowlers. This is evident from the average score in the 80s, and the spinners benefit from the assistance provided by the wicket.
The conditions at CAP Ground 3, Puducherry are expected to be pleasant for the game, with partly cloudy skies and a low chance of rain. The temperature is forecasted to be around 33°C, with light winds and humidity of 62%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Sunayana Mishra, Kavisha Elayaperumal, Sayali A Lonkar, Poonam Khemnar, Gautami Naik, Nandhini Chandrasekaran, Srimeera Chandrasekaran, Reena Thirugnanam, Salonee Dangore, Abirame Ramamurth, Lella Tejaswini
Date – June 9, 2023
Time – 11:30 AM IST
Venue – CAP Ground 3, Puducherry
Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.