The third match of the five-match T20I series between Nepal and Uganda will be played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal, on May 19. Uganda lead the series 2-0.
Squads – Match 3: Nepal v Uganda Women
Nepal: Rubina Chhetri (c), Sita Rana Magar, Indu Barma, Kajol Shrestha, Karnuna Bhandari, Sarnita Rana Magar, Kabita Kunwar, Apsari Begam, Saraswati Chaudhary, Mamta Chaudhary, Asmina Karmacharya, Suman Khatiwada, Sangita Rai, Kabita Joshi, Roma Thapa, Jyoti Pandey, Sabnam Rai, Bindu Rawal, Ishwori Bist, Dolly Bhatta, Hiranmayee Roy, Ritu Kanoujuya
Uganda: Kevin Awino (wk), Leona Mirembe Babirye, Janet Mbabazi (vc), Consylate Aweko Nimungu (c), Rita Musamali, Frankline Najjumba, Sarah Walaza, Phiona Egaru Kulume, Susan Hellen Kakai, Shakirah Sadick, Everlyn Anyipo, Patricia Malemikia, Sarah Akiteng, Rita Elizabeth Nyangendo
Players to watch out for
The right arm medium pace bowler from Nepal, who opened the bowling against Uganda in her last match was the pick of the bowlers as she scalped 2-18 in 3.5 overs. She bowled well with the new ball and picked up a wicket in the very first over of the match. She also bowled well in the death overs.
The left-handed opening batter from Nepal top scored with 26 runs off 36 balls, including two boundaries, in her last game against Uganda. Rawal provided a steady start to the team.
The right-arm seamer from Uganda was the most successful bowler in the last match against Nepal as she bagged 2-26 in four overs. She bowled well in the middle overs and also at the death. She also claimed one run out. The vice-captain of the team also scored a run-a-ball 16.
She won the player of the match for her all-around performance for Uganda in her last match against Nepal. With the bat, she top-scored with 30 runs off 34 balls and with the ball claimed 1-16 in three overs.
In the last match that was played here more than 200 runs were scored. The team batting second won the nail-biting thriller. A total of 16 wickets fell during the course of the match. The wicket is again expected to offer a good contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with occasional rain and a thunderstorm. The average temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius. There will be 40 percent cloud cover and 84 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west.
Fantasy Playing XI
Kevin Awino, Bindu Rawal, Franklin Najjumba, Sarita Magar, Rita Musamali, Janet Mbabazi, Rubina Chhetry, Sita Rana Magar, Consylate Aweko, Kabita Kunwar, Sabnam Rai
Date: May 19, 2022
Time: 12.45pm IST
Venue: Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
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