Match 17 – Bangladesh vs West Indies Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

The 17th match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and West Indies on March 18 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. While Bangladesh have won one out of their three matches, West Indies have won two out of their four matches in the tournament so far.

 

Match 17 – Bangladesh vs West Indies Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 17 – Bangladesh vs West Indies Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

Match preview

Head to Head

Bangladesh and West Indies have not played a single ODI against each other. However, they have played three T20Is against each other, with West Indies winning all of them.

Squads

Bangladesh: Nigar Sultana (Captain), Salma Khatun, Rumana Ahmed, Fargana Hoque, Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana, Fahima Khatun, Ritu Moni, Murshida Khatun, Nahida Akter, Sharmin Akhter, Lata Mondal, Sobhana Mostary, Fariha Trisna, Suraiya Azmim, Shanjida Akther Maghla

West Indies: Stafanie Taylor (Captain), Anisa Mohammed (Vice-Captain), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Chinelle Henry, Kycia Knight, Hayley Matthews, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman, Rashada Williams

Players to watch out for

Fargana Hoque:

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Player Profile of Fargana Hoque Pinky in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This right handed top order batter of Bangladesh was the leading run getter for her side in her last outing against Pakistan. She mustered 71 runs off 115 balls to help Bangladesh post a fighting score of 7-234 in 50 overs.

Fahima Khatun:

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Player Profile of Fahima Khatun in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This right arm leg spinner won the player of the match in her last match against Pakistan when she picked up 3-38 in eight overs. She bowled well in the middle overs and provided her team with the necessary breakthroughs.

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Stafanie Taylor:

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Player Profile of Stafanie Taylor in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

The captain of West Indies was the lone warrior in the last match against Australia. She top-scored with 50 runs off 91 balls to steer her side past the 100-run mark. Apart from her batting, she is more than a handy right-arm off-spinner.

Hayley Matthews:

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Player Profile of Hayley Matthews in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

In the four matches that West Indies have played so far in this World Cup, this all-rounder has been the top run-getter and top wicket-taker for her side. The right-handed opening batter has registered 207 runs and picked up six wickets, bowling right arm off spin.

Pitch

This will be the seventh match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Teams batting first and teams batting second have won three matches each. The average first innings score here in this edition of the World Cup has been 214 and the average second innings score has been 196.

Weather

The weather is expected to be partly sunny. The average temperature will be around 21 degrees Celsius, with just five percent chance of precipitation and 41 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the northeast.

Fantasy playing XI

Shemaine Campbell, Deandra Dottin, Fargana Hoque, Sharmin Akhter, Hayley Matthews, Rumana Ahmed, Stafanie Taylor, Anisa Mohammed, Shamilia Connell, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun

Match Details

Date: March 18, 2022

Time: 3.30am IST

Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Live streaming: Star Sports, Disney + Hotstar

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