ICC Women’s World T20-2018
Australia Women and India Africa Women 17th Match Preview
With three wins in three games, India marched into semi-finals after beating Ireland by 52 runs in their previous encounter. They are the second team to qualify for the semi-final spot after Australia in Group B.
Now, both the teams will meet in a dead rubber scheduled to take place on Saturday at Guyana.
Put into bat, India managed to post 145-6 on a pitch that had seen some rain earlier, courtesy Mithali Raj’ fifty. In response, Ireland Women managed 93-8 in the allotted overs, falling short of 52 runs. Radha Yadav was the pick of the bowler for India for bagging 3 wickets.
Batting first, Australia posted a defendable 154 runs target for New Zealand Women with the help of a fifty from Alyssa Healy. Coming to chase, New Zealand Women suffered a shaky start after losing three wickets with mere 13 runs on board. Suzie Bates (48 of 42) along with Katey Martin (24 of 20) tried to resurrect the innings but couldn’t help New Zealand cross the line. The whole team got out at 120 in 17.3 overs, falling short of 3 runs.
Megan Schutt, Sophie Molineux and Delissa Kimmince collectively bagged 7 wickets for Australia. Both the sides have remained unbeaten so far and would be eyeing to carry the momentum.
Venue- Providence Stadium, Guyana
Matchday- November 17, Saturday at 08:30 PM IST
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Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Nicola Carey, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Megan Schutt, Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning (c), Ellyse Perry, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Nicole Bolton, Tayla Vlaeminck
Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Pooja Vastrakar, Mithali Raj, Dayalan Hemalatha, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Mansi Joshi, Poonam Yadav, Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy
Here’s the probable AU-W vs IN-W playing 11 –
Wicket-keeper: Alyssa Healy
Batswomen: Meg Lanning (c), Beth Mooney, Elyse Villani, Rachael Haynes
All-rounder: Ellyse Perry, Sophie Molineux, Ashleigh Gardner
Bowlers: Megan Schutt, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Wareham
Wicket-keeper: Taniya Bhatia
Batsmen: J Rodrigues, S Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Veda Krishnamurthy
All-rounder: Dayalan Hemalatha, Deepti Sharma
Bowlers: Radha Yadav, Mansi Joshi, Poonam Yadav
You can pick any of the wicketkeeper- Taniya Bhatia or Alyssa Healy. Both are good choices.
In batsmen, Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana, J Rodriguez and Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur are sure shot starters. From Australia, you can consider Meg Banning and Beth Mooney.
In all-rounder, you can choose from Elyssa Perry, S Molineux, A Gardner and D Hemlata.
In bowling, a couple of changes might take place. R Yadav, M Schutt and D Kimmince seem out to be safe bets.
Fantasy Tip: Few key players might get some rest ahead of the semi-final clash, especially bowlers.
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