The 22nd match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and India on March 22 at Seddon Park in Hamilton. While Bangladesh have won one out of their four matches in this World Cup so far, India have won two out of their five matches in the tournament to date.
Head to Head
Bangladesh and India have played four ODIs against each other and India have won all the four matches.
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
India: Mithali Raj (C), Harmanpreet Kaur (VC), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh Thakur, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav
Players to watch out for
The right arm off spinner of Bangladesh picked up 2-23 in her 10 overs, including three maidens against West Indies in the last match. Apart from her brilliant bowling, she made useful contributions with the bat in the middle order scoring 23 runs off 40 balls.
The left arm spinner of Bangladesh scalped 2-23 in her 10 overs, including three maidens against West Indies. She bowled well in the middle overs. Later in the day, she chipped in with an unbeaten 25 runs off 64 balls with the bat lower down the order.
The captain of the Indian team scored a delectable half-century in her last match against Australia. She top scored with 68 runs off 96 balls. She will be required to shoulder India’s batting responsibility going into the next match.
India’s star all-rounder made useful contributions with both bat and ball. The right arm quick scalped 2-43 in her 10 overs and was the pick of the bowlers against Australia in her last game. With the bat, she muscled 34 runs off 28 balls lower down the order to help India go past the 275-run mark.
This will be the seventh match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Teams batting first have won four matches, while the teams batting second have won two matches here. The wicket is expected to be on a slower side and could assist the spinners. The last match that was played here on March 21 was a rain-curtailed affair. The outfield could be slow due to rain.
The weather is expected to be cloudy. Shower in spots in the morning followed by heavy showers in the afternoon are forecast. The average temperature will be around 25 degrees Celsius, with 97 percent chance of precipitation and 92 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the northeast.
Fantasy playing XI
Richa Ghosh, Nigar Sultana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Fargana Hoque, Mithali Raj, Rumana Ahmed, Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Salma Khatun, Nahida Akter
Date: March 22, 2022
Time: 6.30am IST
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
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