The second and final game of the two-match T20 series between New Zealand Women U19 and West Indies Women U19 will be played on November 24 at D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai. The fixture will begin at 1 PM IST. New Zealand Women’s U19 lead the series 1-0.
In the first match, batting first, West Indies Women’s U19 scored 116/9 in 20 overs, and in reply, New Zealand Women’s U19 completed the formalities in 19.4 overs, with one wicket in hand. While captain Ashmini Munisar top-scored for West Indies Women’s U19 with 33, for New Zealand Women’s U19, it was wicket-keeper Izzy Gaze who starred with the bat with 44. Amie Hucker was the most successful bowler for New Zealand Women’s U19 with two wickets. On the other hand, for West Indies Women’s U19, Munisar, Jannillea Glasgow, and Djenaba Joseph claimed two scalps each.
New Zealand: Izzy Gaze, Ocean Bartlett, Emily Brosnahan, Anna Browning, Prue Catton, Natasha Codyre, Olivia Gain, Abigale Gerken, Amie Hucker, Breearne Illing, Paige Loggenberg, Kayley Knight, Ashtuti Kumar, Nensi Patel, Makayla Templeton
West Indies: Ashmini Munisar (C), Trishan Holder (VC), Asabi Callendar, Kenikaa Cassar, Jahzara Claxton, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Jannillea Glasgow, Realeanna Grimmond, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, KD Jazz Mitchell, Shalini Samaroo, Shunelle Sawh, Lena Scott, Kate Wilmott
Players to watch
She was the pick of the bowlers for New Zealand Women’s U19 in the first T20 against West Indies Women’s U19. The right-arm speedster accounted for 27/2 in four overs. She opened the bowling with Nensi Patel and bowled well with the new ball.
The wicket-keeper and right-handed middle-order batter of New Zealand Women’s U19 led the run chase from the front in the first T20 against West Indies Women’s U19. She smashed 44 off 40, including six boundaries. She came into bat in the fourth over and was there till the 14th, shouldering the batting responsibility of the team.
She was one of the most successful bowlers for West Indies Women’s U19 in the first game against New Zealand Women’s U19. She scalped 15/2 in three overs. Besides being one of the most successful bowlers, she was the most economical. She is also a good top-order batter.
The captain of the West Indies Women’s U19 made valuable contributions with bat and ball in the first T20 against New Zealand Women’s U19. She scored 33 off 34, including half a dozen boundaries, and was the highest scorer for the team. With the ball, the off-spinner claimed 21/2 in four overs.
The venue will host the second game of the series. In the last match, 233 runs were scored, and 18 wickets fell. Expect batting-friendly conditions as the surface is relatively fresh and hard. The spinners could come in handy in the latter half of the fixture.
The weather is expected to see hazy sunshine. The highest temperature attained during the day will be 33 degrees Celsius. There will be a 31 percent cloud cover and a one percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the north.
Fantasy Playing XI
Izzy Gaze, Abigale Gerken, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Realeanna Grimmond, Trishan Holder, Ashmini Munisar, Djenaba Joseph, Nensi Patel, Ashtuti Kumar, Amie Hucker, Shalini Samaroo
Date: November 24, 2022
Time: 1 PM IST
Venue: D.Y.Patil Stadium, Mumbai
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