The Super Six, Group 2 match of the inaugural edition of the ICC Women’s U19 T20 World Cup will be played between Rwanda and West Indies on January 22 at North-West University No1 Ground in Potchefstroom, South Africa. The game will begin at 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL).
While Rwanda will be playing their second and last match in the Super Six stage, West Indies will be featuring in their first, with a game against England to go next on January 25.
Rwanda lost to New Zealand by four wickets in their first Super Six game after posting 96/7 in 20 overs.
Rwanda: Gisele Ishimwe (c), Merveille Uwase, Henriette Isimbi, Marie Josee Tumukunde, Geovanis Uwase, Shakila Niyomuhoza, Sylvia Usabyimana, Henriette T. Ishimwe, Divine Ishimwe Gihozo, Belise Murekatete, Cynthia Tuyizere, Cesarie Muragijimana, Rosine Irera, Zurafat M. Ishimwe, Synthia Uwera.
West Indies: Ashmini Munisar (c), Asabi Callendar, Jahzara Claxton, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Earnisha Fontaine, Jannillea Glasgow, Realanna Grimmond, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, K D Jazz Mitchell, Shalini Samaroo, Shunelle Sawh, Lena Scott, Abini St Jean
Players to Watch
The star all-rounder of Rwanda Women’s U19 top-scored with 30 off 46, including four boundaries, in her last match against New Zealand Women’s U19. She also opened the bowling and claimed 24/1 in four overs. She is a right-handed batter and right-arm medium-pace bowler.
The wily right-arm off-spinner of Rwanda Women’s U19 was the most successful bowler in the last encounter against New Zealand Women’s U19. She opened the bowling with Henriette Ishimwe and accounted for 21/3 in 3.1 overs, striking twice in her first over.
The left-handed opening batter of West Indies Women’s U19 is the leading run-getter for her side in this World Cup so far with 112 runs in three matches. The southpaw averages 37 and has a strike rate of 103. Her best score has been 55. She also has five wickets, bowling left-arm spin.
The right-arm speedster of West Indies Women’s U19 has picked up three wickets in one innings that she has bowled. She is an attacking bowler and a genuine wicket-taker. Besides her bowling, she can be a handy middle-order batter.
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 120, and the average second innings score is 88. The wicket is on the slower side. The batters will have to spend time in the middle to get their eye in. Spinners could play a key role.
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
Merveille Uwase, Shunelle Sawh, Cynthia Tuyizere, Trishan Holder, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Asabi Callender, Henriette Ishimwe, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Rosine Irera, Ashmini Munisar
Date: January 22, 2023
Time: 5.15 PM IST (1.45 PM LOCAL)
Venue: North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom, South Africa
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