Match 3: Pakistan v Sri Lanka Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

The third and the final T20I of the three-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played on May 28 at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi. Pakistan have taken an unassailable lead of 2-0.

Head-to-Head

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have played 15 T20Is against each other with Pakistan winning eight, Sri Lanka winning six and one match producing no result.

 

Match 3: Pakistan v Sri Lanka Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI
Match 3: Pakistan v Sri Lanka Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI

Squads

Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (captain), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Gull Feroza, Iram Javed, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Tuba Hassan

Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Imesha Dulani, Prasadani Weerakkody, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sugandika Kumari, Sachini Nisansala, Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Anushka Sanjeewani

Players to watch out for

Tuba Hassan:

The wily leg spinner from Pakistan picked up 1-13 in her four overs in the second T20I against Sri Lanka. She was the most economical bowler with an economy rate of just 3.25 runs per over. She bowled well in the middle overs.

Ayesha Naseem:

The right-handed batter from Pakistan won the player of the match for her unbeaten 45 off 31 balls in the second T20I against Sri Lanka. She led the run chase from the front and powered her team to a seven-wicket win. She hit five boundaries and a six in her innings.

Oshadi Ranasinghe: 

The right-arm seamer from Sri Lanka scalped 1-16 in 3.1 overs in the second T20I against Pakistan. She bowled well in the middle overs and pitched in the consistent areas to yield rich dividends. She also scored eight runs off 12 balls with the bat.

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Hasini Perera: 

The left-handed opening batter top scored with 35 runs off 51 balls, including three boundaries. She provided a good start however kept losing partners at regular intervals. She was there in the middle for 14 overs.

Pitch

The wicket has not been that easy to bat on. In the last match that was played here, 206 runs were scored. Batting did not look that easy. A total of nine wickets. Seamers and spinners were equally effective.

Weather

The weather is expected to be hazy, sunny, and windy. The average temperature will be around 35 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is no chance of rain and just five percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Muneeba Ali, Bismah Maroof, Hasini Perera, Ayesha Naseem, Chamari Athapaththu, Nida Dar, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Tuba Hassan, Anam Amin, Inoka Ranaweera, Aiman Anwer

Match details

Date: May 28, 2022

Time: 2.30pm IST

Venue: Southend Club Cricket Stadium, Karachi

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