Match 5: Malaysia vs Philippines | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

At the ongoing 32nd edition of the SouthEast Asian Games, for match no. 5 of the Women’s Twenty20 International (W-T20I), Malaysia and the Philippines will lock horns at the AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh on the 6th of May, 2023, at 1:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Match 5: Malaysia vs Philippines | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 5: Malaysia vs Philippines | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Placed in group A, both Malaysia and Philippines, have lost their respective openers to Thailand, who leads the table with 4 points of successive wins.

Squads:

Malaysia – Elsa Hunter, Jamahidaya Intan, Mas Elysa, Yusrina Yaakop, Ainna Hamizah, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Winifred Duraisingam, Aina Najwa, Christina Baret, Wan Julia, Aisya Eleesa, Dhanusri Muhunan, Nik Nur Atiela, Nur Arianna Natsya, Nur Dania Syuhada

Philippines – April Saquilon, Jhon Andreano, Jona Eguid, Romela Osabel, Alex Smith, Christine Lovino, Jennifer Alumbro, Joan Badillo, Josie Arimas, Catherine Bagaoisin, Johannah Mccall, Riza Penalba, Joelle Galapin, Lolita Olagiure, Simranjeet Sirah

Players to watch out:

Jhon Andreano

The 24-year-old all-rounder in 10 T20Is has scored 34 runs and struck 5 wickets in 7 outings, including the best bowling figures of 2/26. Jhon didn’t have a good start to the series, but the team will want her to step up and get a couple of points on the board.

Lolita Olagiure

The right-arm off-spinner in 6 T20Is has picked up 9 wickets and accumulated 17 runs. Lolita has been excellent with the ball for the Philippines as she in her previous 3 outings has registered bowling figures of 2/16, 2/6, and 2/16.

Mahirah Izzati Ismail

The 23-year-old all-rounder, in T20Is, in 14 innings with the bat has scored 67 runs and in 13 innings with the ball, has picked up as many wickets. Mahirah, in the side’s opener, while was dismissed cheaply for just 1, with the ball produced figures of 2/6 (4).

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Nur Dania Syuhada

The 17-year-old right-arm off-spinner in 19 T20I outings with the ball has struck 15 times and has got the best of 4/14. Nur had a brilliant start to the series as she produced identical figures to those of Mahirah, 2/6 (4).

Pitch:

The center wicket at the AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh tends to favor the bowlers, particularly spinners, resulting in a relatively low average score of 68. Nevertheless, the longer the batters remain in the middle, the easier it becomes to score.

Weather:

Despite partly cloudy skies and minimal chance of rain, the conditions promise a complete game of cricket. The temperature is expected to hover around 38 °C, with light winds and a humidity level of 52% on the forecast.

Fantasy playing XI:

Catherine Bagaoisin, Wan Julia, Elsa Hunter, Jhon Andreano, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Winifred Duraisingam, Josie Arimas, Nur Dania Syuhada, Aisya Eleesa, Lolita Olagiure

Match details:

Date – May 6, 2023

Time – 1:00 PM IST

Venue – AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh

Broadcast – All T20I games from the SouthEast Asian Games will be streamed live and for free on the FanCode app and website.

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