The sixth match of the Pondicherry Women’s T10 League will be played between Princess and Queens on July 6 at the Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground in Puducherry. Both the teams have won their last matches. While Queens pipped Lionesses, Princess beat Angels.
Princess Women – Ramya Latha, Sherly Rani Baburaj B, Radhika Pandian M, Abirame Ramamurthy R, Sivasankari Ramasamy, Sridevi Rathore, Hemavathy Arunachalam, Hansika S R, Priyanka Kamaraj, Sonal Patil, Jaai Sanjay Dewannavar, Dhanushree Sivaraman, Bakkialakshmi Murugan, BVV Niharika, Sagarikka SK, Keerthana Krishnamoorthy
Queens Women – Nandhini Chandrasekaran, Sneha S, Reena Thirugnanam S, Gautami Naik, Soundharya A Arumugan, Heena Hotchandani, Johnstephy Elumalai, Betha Raghavika, Anitha Raghupathy, Pooja Saravanan, Usha S, Sri Lakshmi P, Taniyaa Sangar, Abhilasha Patil, Hema Sri Aravamuthan, Lathika Babau
Players to watch
This all-rounder from Princess opened the bowling and was the pick of the bowlers claiming 11/2 in two overs, striking in the very first over of the match against Angels. She is a right arm medium pace bowler. Apart from her bowling, she is a right-handed opening batter.
The right-handed opening batter from Princess top scored with an unbeaten 28 off 31 balls, including two boundaries in her last match against Angels. She led the run chase from the front and helped her team win by seven wickets. She bagged the player of the match award for her brilliant batting.
The right-handed opening batter of Queens muscled 20 runs off 17 balls, including three boundaries in her last outing against Lionesses. In the process, she stitched a 45-run partnership with her opening partner Roshini Natarajan Rajasekaran to lay a solid foundation.
Sri Lakshmi P:
The right arm medium pace bowler from Queens accounted for 7/2 in two overs and picked up both the wickets in the 10th over of the match. Her consistency with lines and lengths made her the most economical bowler in the team alongside Nandhini Chandrasekaran.
This will be the sixth match of the tournament at the venue. Out of the four matches that were played till July 5, the teams batting first have won three and the team batting second have won one. The average first innings score is 70 and the average second innings score is 57. Batting has not been that easy, on the other hand, the cloudy conditions have assisted the bowlers.
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. The temperature can go up to 34 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is 40 percent chance of rain and 94 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.
Fantasy Playing XI
Ramya Latha, Radhika Pandian, Nandhini Chandrasekaran, Dhanushree Sivaraman, Sonal Patil, Roshini Natarajan Rajasekaran, Reena Thirugnanam, Sri Lakshmi P, Soundharya Arumugam, Abirame Ramamurthy, Hema Sri Aravamuthan
Date: July 6, 2022
Time: 9.30 AM IST
Venue: Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry
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