Match 22 – Bangladesh vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

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.

 

Match 22 – Bangladesh vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 22 – Bangladesh vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

Match preview

Head to Head

Bangladesh and India have played four ODIs against each other and India have won all the four matches.

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

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

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

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.

Nahida Akter:

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

 

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.

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Mithali Raj:

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

 

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.

Pooja Vastrakar:

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

 

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.

Pitch

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.

Weather

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

Match Details

Date: March 22, 2022

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Time: 6.30am IST

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Live streaming: Star Sports, Disney + Hotstar

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I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.

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