Super Six Group 1: Sri Lanka U19 v India 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 Sri Lanka and India on January 22 at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa. The game will begin at 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL).

 

Super Six Group 1: Sri Lanka U19 v India U19 | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Super Six Group 1: Sri Lanka U19 v India U19 | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

While India will be playing their second and last match in the Super Six stage, Sri Lanka will be featuring in their first, with a game against South Africa to go next on January 24.

India lost their first Super Six fixture to Australia by seven wickets after getting bowled out for a paltry 87 in 18.5 overs.

Squads

Sri Lanka: Vishmi Gunarathne (c), Dahami Sanethma, Umaya Rathnayake, Rashmi Nethranjali, Rashmika Sewwandi, Dewmi Vihanga Wijerathne, Manudi Nanayakkara, Sumudu Nisansala, Pamoda Shaini, Vidushika Perera, Dulanga Dissanayake, Rismi Sanjana, Nethmi Senarathna, Harini Perera, Vihara Sewwandi

India: Shafali Verma (c), Shweta Sehrawat (vc), Richa Ghosh (wk), G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mehdiya, Hurley Gala, Hrishita Basu (wk), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshavi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naz, Shabnam

Players to Watch

Vishmi Gunarathne:

Player Profile of Vishmi Gunaratne - U19 Sri Lanka Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Vishmi Gunaratne – U19 Sri Lanka Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

The captain of Sri Lanka Women’s U19 is the leading run-getter for her side with 97 runs in three matches, including the best of 60 not out. The right-handed top-order batter has a stellar average of 97, thanks to her two unbeaten innings and a decent strike rate of 97.

Rishmi Sanjana: 

Player Profile of Rishmi Sanjana - U19 Sri Lanka Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Rishmi Sanjana – U19 Sri Lanka Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

 

The wily right-arm off-spinner of Sri Lanka Women’s U19 was the pick of the bowlers in her last outing against Australia Women’s U19. She scalped 30/2 in four overs, coming into bowl as the first change, striking in the sixth and eighth overs.

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Archana Devi:

Player Profile of Archana Devi - U19 India Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Archana Devi – U19 India Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

 

The wily right-arm spinner of India Women’s U19 was one of the three wicket-takers for her side in her last appearance against Australia Women’s U19. She bowled a couple of overs and picked up 7/1. She was also the most economical bowler. Besides her bowling, she can hit the long ball lower down the order.

Shweta Sehrawat: 

Player Profile of Shweta Sehrawat - U19 India Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images
Player Profile of Shweta Sehrawat – U19 India Cricketer on Female Cricket. PC: Getty Images

 

The vice-captain of India Women’s U19 top-scored in her last outing against Australia Women’s U19. The right-handed opening batter fought hard for her 21 off 29, including three boundaries, while wickets were falling all around her. She is the leading run-scorer in this tournament so far and will look to give India a good start in the next game.

Pitch

It will be the ninth game of the competition at this venue. Out of the eight matches played here till January 21, the teams batting first and second have won four each. The average first innings score is 134, and the average second innings score is 86. The surface seems to be on the slower side due to the extensive wear and tear it has undergone through the course of the competition.

Weather

The weather is expected to be hot with plenty of sun. The maximum temperature attained during the day will be 34 degrees Celsius. There will be a zero percent cloud cover and a zero percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the north.

Fantasy Playing XI

Richa Ghosh, Shweta Sehrawat, Trisha Gongadi, Vishmi Gunarathne, Manudi Nanayakkara, Dewmi Vihanga, Shafali Verma, Rismi Sanjana, Archana Devi, Mannat Kashyap, Rashmi Nethranjali

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Match details

Date: January 22, 2023

Time: 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL)

Venue: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Live streaming: Fan Code

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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