The sixth and final league match of the Quadrangular Women’s U19 T20 Series will be played between India B and West Indies at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vizag on November 17. The game will begin at 1 PM IST.
Both teams have played two games so far in this competition. While India B have won both games, West Indies have lost their last two encounters.
India B: Niki Prasad (C), Najla CMC (VC), Ishwari Savkar, Rama Kushwah, G Trisha, Bristi Maji, Chandasi K, Soumya Verma (WK), Nandini Kashyap (WK), Mannat Kashyap, Parunika Sisodia, Falak Naz, Shabnam, Vasuvi Fishta, Mithila Vinod
West Indies: Ashmini Munisar (C), Trishan Holder (VC), Asabi Callendar, Kenikaa Cassar, Jahzara Claxton, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Jannillea Glasgow, Realeanna Grimmond, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, KD Jazz Mitchell, Shalini Samaroo, Shunelle Sawh, Lena Scott, Kate Wilmott
Players to watch
The right-handed middle-order batter of India B led the run chase from the front in her last outing against India A. She muscled an undefeated 58 off 39, including eight boundaries and two sixes. In the process, she stitched a 65-run partnership with captain Niki Prasad for the fourth wicket.
The right-arm quick was one of the most successful bowlers for India B in her last fixture against India A. She scalped 14/2 in four overs, including 18 dot balls. She opened the bowling and bowled well with the new ball. She accounted for both wickets in the fifth over. She was also the most economical bowler for her side.
The wicketkeeper and left-handed batter of West Indies top-scored for her team in her last game against Sri Lanka. She opened the batting and mustered an unbeaten 35 off 58, including a couple of boundaries. She fought hard and held the batting innings of her team together.
The captain of West Indies was one of the two wicket-takers for her team in her last fixture against Sri Lanka. The right-arm off-spinner claimed 10/1 in four overs, including 18 dot balls. She was effective inside the powerplay and the most economical bowler for her side. She accounted for a run-out as well.
It will be the tournament’s sixth match at the venue, with the fifth game being played early in the day. Out of the four games played here till November 16, the teams batting first have won one, and the teams batting second have won three. 105 is the average total scored here. The wicket has undergone a lot of wear and tear so the surface will be on the slower side. Spinners will be the key.
The weather is expected to see hazy sunshine. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 32 degrees Celsius. There will be a 55 percent cloud cover and no chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Shunelle Sawh, Soumya Verma, Gongadi Trisha, Ishwari Savkar, Realeanna Grimmond, Niki Prasad, Falak Nazir Naz, Shalini Samaroo, Shabnam, Ashmini Munisar, Parunika Sisodia
Date: November 17, 2022
Time: 1 PM IST
Venue: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vizag
I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.