At the ongoing SouthEast Asian (SEA) Games, the 3rd place playoff game of Women’s Twenty20 International (W-T20I) will see Malaysia and Singapore lock horns at the AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh, on the 15th of May, 2023, at 7:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Malaysia, from Group B, secured their place in the third-place playoff with two wins out of three games, earning a total of four points. Despite a different outcome, Singapore, from Group A, also advanced to the playoff with a win of a couple of games.
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
Singapore – Ananya Sarma, Ang Cui Lin, Dhavina Haresh Sharma, G K Diviya, Goh Pin Li, Serene Jocelyn, Thevavathy Pooranakaran, Johanna Sreevathy Pooranakaran, Lim Wei Xuan Belle, Neubronner Louis Jacinta Si Ping, Roshni Ramesh, Sara Merican, Sharon, Shafina Mahesh, Tan Zay Hua, Vathana
Players to watch out:
The 30-year-old in 44 T20Is has scored 679 runs, including the highest of 79, while has struck 31 wickets. Winifred’s career best of 3/9 had come in the tournament opener and scored a fine 29 in her most recent outing.
The 22-year-old all-rounder in T20Is has been handy for the side scoring 184 runs in 29 outings, while has struck 23 scalps in 40 innings. Ainna at the Games has produced figures of 1/19, 2/2, and a career-best of 5/4.
The 23-year-old all-rounder in T20Is has got to 301 runs in 30 innings and has struck 20 wickets in 19 innings. In the opener, while Shafina was cheaply dismissed for just 5, with the ball she recorded figures of 2/22.
The 23-year-old in T20Is, in 11 innings has scored 92 runs with the highest being a 34, while in 9 bowling outings has struck 4 times. Roshni had a decent first outing having recorded figures of 19 and 0/25 (4).
The 22 yards at the AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh present a highly advantageous surface for bowlers, particularly the pacers who thrive in these conditions. The pitch is notably challenging for batters leading to low scores in matches played at the venue.
Scattered thunderstorms on the radar pose no threat to the game, as clear skies are forecasted during match hours. The temperature is expected to hover around 31°C, with light winds and humidity at 64%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Wan Julia, Elsa Hunter, Mas Elysa, Ainna Hamizah, Shafina Mahesh, Winifred Duraisingam, G K Diviya, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Aisya Eleesa, Johanna Sreevathy Pooranakaran, Nur Dania Syuhada
Date – May 15, 2023
Time – 7:30 AM IST
Venue – AZ Group Cricket Oval, Phnom Penh
Broadcast – The 3rd place playoff game from the SouthEast Asian Games will be streamed live and for free on the FanCode app and website.