The 7th warm-up fantasy cricket match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played between India Women and West Indies Women at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane.
The match starts at 2:00 PM local time (9:30 AM IST) (4:00 AM GMT)
India Women first warm-up online fantasy game got abandoned due to rain. And, this will be their last chance to give a tuning to their side going into the T20 World Cup that is just three days away from its commencement. They will look to give chances to their top players in order to get back into the grooves.
In batting, Smriti Mandhana, Richa Ghosh, and Jemimah Rodrigues, who will look score some good runs with the bat. Meanwhile, Deepti Sharma and Rajeshwari Gayakwad will look to gain some momentum by grabbing some wickets in the last practice match.
West Indies Women will look to get off to a fresh start going into the T20 World Cup. A couple of experienced players have managed to get back into the team like Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin after a recovering from a serious injury. They will surely aim to find the best XI ahead of the mega-event. Also, West Indies Women would like to work on the gaps present in the team so that they will not have to pay a hefty price during the World Cup.
The weather forecast says that it will be a cloudy day with a probability of 25% chances of rain on the match day. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 18 to 20 km/hr whereas the 25 and 32 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.
The Allan Border Field might go in the favour of the batters as far as the trends of the grounds are concerned. The bowlers get some assistance during the early phase but the latter half is dominated by the fantasy leagues batsmen. So far, Allan Border Field was scheduled to host three practice games but got abandoned due to rain. If showers didn’t play their role then fans can finally expect some enthralling encounter on an exciting wicket.
Average first innings score: 141 (WBBL 2019/20)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 7, Lost – 1
(Will update if there is any news)
Squads for the Women’s T20 CWC:
Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Richa Ghosh.
West Indies Women:
Shemaine Campbelle, Deandra Dottin, Anisa Mohammed, Stafanie Taylor (C), Shakera Selman, Chinelle Henry, Shamilia Connell, Britney Cooper, Afy Fletcher, Hayley Matthews, Lee-Ann Kirby, Chedean Nation, Sheneta Grimmond, Aaliyah Alleyne, Cherry Ann Fraser.
Smriti Mandhana was in red hot form with the bat in the recently concluded Tri-Nation series. And, she is expected to continue with the same. She will be an obvious pick for any fantasy team. Stafanie Taylor is another player, who can play an important role in any Dream11 Fantasy team as she is making her comeback. Rajeshwari Gayakwad will be a player to watch out in the bowlers’ category going into the mega event.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain –Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma
Vice-Captain – Stafanie Taylor, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deandra Dottin
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Shemaine Campbelle
Batters – Britney Cooper, Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana (C), Shafali Verma
All-Rounders – Stafanie Taylor (VC), Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma
Bowlers – Afy Fletcher, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav