2nd T20I: Thailand vs Zimbabwe | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Zimbabwe with a win in the 1st of 4 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against Thailand has got the series underway on the right foot and will eye to safeguard the series when they take the field on the 26th of April, 2023 at 7:30 AM Indians Standard Time for the 2nd T20I.

 

2nd T20I: Thailand vs Zimbabwe | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
2nd T20I: Thailand vs Zimbabwe | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

In the opening T20I, Sharne Mayers (71*) anchored Zimbabwe’s innings and helped the side post a competitive total of 143 on the board. With the ball, Audrey Mazvishaya produced figures of 4/27 (4) to put Thailand on the back foot. The remaining bowlers stepped up to the task, and Thailand was restricted to 119/9 at the end of 20 overs, falling 24 short.

Squads:

Thailand – Naruemol Chaiwai (C), Nattaya Boochatham, Sornnarin Tippoch, Chanida Sutthiruang, Natthakan Chantam, Suleeporn Laomi, Rosenanee Kanoh, Phannita Maya, Banthida Leephattana, Nanthita Boonsukham, Nannapat Koncharoenkai, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Thipatcha Putthawong

Zimbabwe – Mary-Anne Musonda (C), Josephine Nkomo, Kelis Ndhlovu, Ashley Ndiraya, Sharne Mayers, Modester Mupachikwa, Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano, Pellagia Mujaji, Precious Marange, Christabel Chatonzwa, Novmelo Sibanda, Francesca Chipare, Audrey Mazvishaya, Loreen Tshuma, Loryn Phiri

Players to watch out:

Nannapat Koncharoenkai

The 22-year-old keeper-batter in 51 T20Is has scored 931 runs at an average of 22.70 and has got the highest score of 62*. Nannapat recently was a part of the Falcons in the 02 FairBreak Invitational but didn’t have a good season. Nevertheless, with a fine 29 in the 1st T20I, she’s got the start she would have wished for.

Phannita Maya

The 18-year-old in T20Is, in 12 innings with the bat has got to 69 runs, and in 13 bowling innings has struck 7 wickets with the best of 2/21. Maya delivered good spells during the One-Day series and carried her form into the T20Is registering 1/11 in the T20I opener.

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Sharne Mayers

The 30-year-old in 20 T20I innings has got to 598 runs at an average of 35.17 and has got the highest of 71* that she got to in the opening T20I game of the series. Building on from a fine ODI series, Mayers with a 71* got her series underway.

Audrey Mazvishaya

The 30-year-old pacer in 17 T20Is has struck 15 scalps and got to her best of 4/27 against Thailand in the T20I series opener. Audrey too had a fine One-Day series and earned her rewards in the series opener with a 4/27.

Pitch:

The pitch at the Terdthai Cricket Ground is a well-balanced one, offering runs for batters and wickets for bowlers. However, the track at the venue tends to favor bowlers, especially spinners, resulting in a modest average score of only 89.

Weather:

With rain on the radar and forecasted to continue throughout the match duration, the game at the Terdthai Cricket Ground could very well be abandoned. The temperature is expected to hover around 31°C with light winds and a humidity level of 73%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Nannapat Koncharoenkai, Naruemol Chaiwai, Sharne Mayers, Mary-Anne Musonda, Kelis Ndhlovu, Nattaya Boochatham, Chanida Sutthiruang, Precious Marange, Audrey Mazvishaya, Loreen Tshuma, Phannita Maya

Match details:

Date – April 26, 2023

Time – 7:30 AM IST

Venue – Terdthai Cricket Ground

Broadcast – All games of the bilateral series will be streamed live on the FanCode app and website.

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