Date: 26th March
Time: 3:30 AM
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
The hosts, New Zealand will take on Pakistan in the 26th match of the tournament. Both teams are playing after losing their last game. England beat the Women in Green with nine wickets. At the same time, the Kiwis were also defeated by the Three Lions in Auckland. England edged out New Zealand in a one-wicket victory.
New Zealand Women
The New Zealand Women have had a mixed tournament, winning two and losing four. But some of these losses were close and could have gone either way. Their captain Sophie Devine has been in scintillating form as she has scored 297 runs with an average of 49.50. Fellow top-order batter Amy Satterthwaite has also scored alongside the legendary Suzie Bates at an impressive pace. Lea Tahuhu has been the top performer in the bowling department with her ten wickets. Amelia Kerr has also been incredible with leg-breaks, scalping eight wickets.
The Pakistan team finally won their first game in World Cup history against Bangladesh. But other than that, they have continued to struggle as the bottom-placed team on the table. Nashra Sandhu has been the best player in the Pakistani team as she has picked eight wickets from five games with an average of 19.75. Similarly, the captain Bismah Maroof has looked in a good nick as she scored a crucial 20 off 29 in their victory over Bangladesh. Other players like Muneeba Ali, Omaima Sohail, Nida Dar could be great assets in any fantasy team.
Probable Playing XI:
Muneeba Ali, Sidra Ameen, Bismah Maroof (c), Omaima Sohail, Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Diana Baig, Nashra Sandhu, Anam Amin
New Zealand Women:
Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr, Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Katey Martin (wk), Frances Mackay, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr
Wicket-keepers: Sidra Nawaz, Katey Martin
Batters: Muneeba Ali, Omaima Sohail, Suzie Bates, Amy Satterthwaite
All-rounders: Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Sophie Devine,Amelia Kerr
Bowlers: Diana Baig, Nashra Sandhu, Jess Kerr, Hannah Rowe
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