Match 5: Guyana vs Barbados | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

For match no. 5 of the ongoing 2023 Women’s T20 Blaze edition, Guyana and Barbados will lock horns at Warner Park, Basseterre, on the 22nd of May, 2023, at 12:00 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Warner Park Stadium.
Warner Park Stadium.

 

While Guyana got their campaign underway on a winning note with a thrilling victory in a low-scoring game against the Windward Islands, Barbados suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Trinidad & Tobago in another low-scoring contest.

Squads:

Guyana – Katana Mentore (WK), Mandy Mangru, Shemaine Campbelle (C/WK), Analesia D’Aguiar, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Plaffianna Millington, Realeanna Grimmond, Tilleya Madramoot, Ashmini Munisar, Cyanna Retemiah, Kaysia Schultz, Nyia Latchman, Shabika Gajnabi, Sheneta Grimmond

Barbados – Allison Gordon, Kyshona Knight, Theanny Herbert-Mayers, Aaliyah Alleyne, Asabi Callender, Hayley Matthews, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Alisa Scantlebury (WK), Kycia Knight (WK), Trishan Holder (WK), Aaliyah Williams, Keila Elliott, Shakera Selman (C), Shamilia Connell, Shanika Bruce

Players to watch out:

Katana Mentore

The 28-year-old right-hand batter, in the season opener, against Windward Islands top scored for the side scoring a 33-ball 32. Katana will aim to carry the form for the remained of the season and get her international debut cap when the international season resumes.

Ashmini Munisar

The 19-year-old during the national U-19 sides’ World Cup campaign recorded best figures of 2/32. In the sides opener, in the ongoing tournament, Ashmini produced stunning figures of 1/7 (4).

Shakera Selman

The 33-year-old, in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), in 87 innings has struck 51 wickets and scored 61 runs in 26 outings. Shakera top-scored for the side during a collapse scoring 29*(41).

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Shamilia Connell

The 30-year-old in T20Is, in 61 bowling innings has struck 43 scalps and has got the best of 3/14, while in 16 outings with the bat, has been handy scoring 47 runs. Shamilia got her season underway with figures of 8*(3) and 2/27 (4).

Pitch:

The slow-natured center wicket at Warner Park poses a challenge for batters to score with ease, and the modest average score of 86 at this venue attests to this fact. Bowlers, particularly spinners, play a crucial role in dictating the game’s outcome.

Weather:

With partly cloudy skies overhead and a minimal chance of rain, the conditions are ideal for a complete game of cricket. The temperature is expected to hover around 28°C, with moderate winds and humidity at 69%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Shemaine Campbelle, Kyshona Knight, Katana Mentore, Kycia Knight, Shabika Gajnabi, Hayley Matthews, Sheneta Grimmond, Aaliyah Alleyne, Asabi Callender, Shakera Selman, Shamilia Connell

Match details:

Date – May 22, 2023

Time – 12:00 AM IST

Venue – Warner Park, Basseterre

Broadcast – All games of the competition will be streamed live on the FanCode app and website.

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