Super Six Group 1: Bangladesh U19 v South Africa U19 | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The Super Six, Group 1 match of the inaugural edition of the ICC Women’s U19 T20 World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and South Africa on January 21 at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa. The game will begin at 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL).

 

Super Six Group 1: Bangladesh U19 v South Africa U19 | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Super Six Group 1: Bangladesh U19 v South Africa U19 | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

While Bangladesh topped Group A by beating Australia, USA, and Sri Lanka, South Africa were placed second in Group D, having won against UAE and Scotland, and lost to India.

Squads

Bangladesh: Disha Biswas (c), Shorna Akter, Rabeya, Marufa Akter, Dilara Akter, Misty Rany Shaha, Reya Akter Shika, Sumaiya Akter, Afia Humaira Anam Prottasha, Mst Unnoti Akter, Mst Dipa Khatun, Leky Chakma, Asrafi Yeasmin Arthy, Jannatul Maoua, Mst Eva.

South Africa: Elandri Janse Van Rensburg, Simone Lourens, Anica Swart, Karabo Meso, Madison Landsman (vc), Oluhle Siyo (c), Kayla Reyneke, Jenna Evans, Miane Smit, Ayanda Hlubi, Seshnie Naidu, Refilwe Moncho, Monalisa Legodi, Nthabiseng Nini, Jemma Botha

Players to Watch

Disha Biswas:

Player Profile of Disha Biswas - U19 Bangladesh Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Disha Biswas – U19 Bangladesh Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

The captain of Bangladesh Women’s U19 won the player of the match award in her last outing against USA Women’s U19. The right-arm speedster opened the bowling with Marufa Akter and scalped 13/2 in four overs, including one maiden. She also mustered 10 off 17, batting at number six.

Shorna Akter: 

Player Profile of Shorna Akter - U19 Bangladesh Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Shorna Akter – U19 Bangladesh Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

The right-handed middle-order batter of Bangladesh Women’s U19 led the run chase from the front in her last game against USA Women’s U19. She muscled 22 off 14, hitting two boundaries and a six. She also rolled her arm over to bowl one over of leg spin and conceded four runs.

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Miane Smit:

Player Profile of Miane Smit - U19 South Africa Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Miane Smit – U19 South Africa Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

The talented all-rounder of South Africa Women’s U19 bagged the player of the match award in the last fixture against UAE Women’s U19. The wily right-arm off-spinner wreaked havoc with the ball, claiming 11/4 in four overs, including one maiden. She also scored 11 off 13, batting at number five.

Simone Lourens:

Player Profile of Simone Lourens - U19 South Africa Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Simone Lourens – U19 South Africa Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

 

The swashbuckling right-handed opening batter of South Africa Women’s U19 top-scored with 27 off 29 in the last encounter against UAE Women’s U19. She peppered the boundary rope three times and laid a solid foundation, holding the innings together till the 12th over.

Pitch

It will be the eighth game of the tournament at this venue, with the seventh being played early in the day. Out of the six matches played here till January 20, the teams batting first and second have won three each. The average first innings score is 119, and the average second innings score is 86. The conditions look good for batting. Expect a run feast.

Weather

The weather is expected to be mostly sunny and hot. The maximum temperature attained during the day will be 34 degrees Celsius. There will be a 13 percent cloud cover and a one percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the north-northwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Simone Lourens, Afia Prottasha, Elandri Janse Van Rensburg, Sumaiya Akter, Madison Landsman, Miane Smit, Disha Biswas, Shorna Akter, Marufa Akter, Seshnie Naidu, Ayanda Hlubi

Match details

Date: January 21, 2023

Time: 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL)

Venue: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, South Africa

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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.

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