Match 12 – Bangladesh vs Pakistan Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

The 12th match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and Pakistan on March 14 at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Bangladesh have lost both their matches in their World Cup campaign so far, while Pakistan have also suffered defeat in all the three encounters in the tournament.

 

Match 12 – Bangladesh vs Pakistan Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 12 – Bangladesh vs Pakistan Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

 

Match preview

Head to Head

Bangladesh and Pakistan have played 11 ODIs against each other, out of which Pakistan have won six and Bangladesh have won five.

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

Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (captain), Nida Dar (vice-captain), Aiman Anwer, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Ghulam Fatima, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali, Nahida Khan, Nashra Sandhu, Omaima Sohail, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz

Players to watch out for

Fargana Hoque:

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

 

This right-handed batter of Bangladesh opened the batting in her last game against New Zealand and top-scored with 52 runs off 63 balls. She stitched a 59-run partnership with Shamima Sultana to give a steady start to their team.

Salma Khatun:

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

 

This veteran right arm-off spinner was the lone wicket-taker for Bangladesh in their last match against New Zealand. She is the most experienced bowler in the side and will be required to shoulder the bowling responsibility of the team.

Fatima Sana:

Player Profile of Fatima Sana in Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com
Player Profile of Fatima Sana in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This right arm medium pace bowler of Pakistan had a great outing against South Africa as she picked up 3-43 in her 10 overs, including one maiden. She bowled well with the new ball and made good use of the conditions.

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Omaima Sohail:

Player Profile of Omaima Sohail in Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com
Player Profile of Omaima Sohail in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This Pakistani all-rounder was the top scorer against South Africa as she mustered 65 runs off 104 balls to lead the run chase from the front. Apart from her batting, she offers a bowling option as she can roll her arm over to bowl right arm off-spin.

Pitch

This will be the fourth match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Teams batting first have won all the three matches previously played at this venue. It is a good batting wicket and a lot of runs are expected. There is some assistance for the bowlers if they maintain consistency with their lines and lengths.

Weather

The weather is expected to be sunny and warm. The average temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius, with just three percent chance of precipitation and four percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the south-southeast.

Fantasy playing XI

Shamima Sultana, Omaima Sohail, Fargana Hoque, Sidra Ameen, Nida Dar, Bismah Maroof, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun, Fatima Sana, Diana Baig, Ghulam Fatima

Match Details

Date: March 14, 2022

Time: 3.30am IST

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Live streaming: Star Sports, Disney + Hotstar

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