India-W will lock horns with hosts Bangladesh-W at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.
Bangladesh-W defeated India-W to win the final of the 2018 Women’s Asia Cup held in Malaysia. India-W will come hard at the women in green with revenge in mind.
India-W are the table-toppers at the moment, they had a great start to the tournament winning their first three encounters but went on to lose against Pakistan-W yesterday, in their fourth game.
Jemimah Rodrigues has had a fantastic tournament barring the previous game against Pakistan-W where she failed to get runs, Shifali Verma has been out of the Indian team from the last two games, she could return to the side today. Richa Ghosh is doubtful for the game today with a back injury.
Deepti Sharma and Rajeshwari Gayakwad have been bowling really well throughout this tournament.
The Indian women’s team was poor in the field against Pakistan-W and will look to put up a better show on the ground today.
Bangladesh-W on the other hand have won two out of their three games and are currently in the 3rd position on the points table.
Skipper Nigar Sultana has been in great form in the last few months and will look to replicate the same today. Fariha Trisna who made her debut in this tournament has been very impressive with the ball in hand.
India Women vs Bangladesh Women Pitch Report
The Pitch at the Sylhet International Stadium tends to be a balanced one, offering something for both the batters and bowlers. The spinners will be key in today’s encounter. The average score batting first at this venue has been 140. Teams batting first have won 60% of the matches. The Captain who wins the toss today will most likely choose to bat first considering it’s a day game and the pitch will only get slower in the latter half of the second innings.
India Women vs Bangladesh Women Weather Report
According to weather reports, the temperature of Sylhet city of Bangladesh will hover around 30° Celcius during the course of the game. Yesterday it was hot and humid and expect similar conditions today as well.
India Women vs Bangladesh Women Probable Playing XIs
India-W: S Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(C), Deepti Sharma, D Hemalatha, Richa Ghosh, Pooja Vastrakar, Renuka Singh, Radha Yadav, RS Gayakwad
Bangladesh-W: Murshida Khatun, Fargana Hoque, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun, Ritu Moni, Fariha Islam, Nigar Sultana(C), Shamima Sultana, Nahida Akter, Shanjida Akther Maghla, Fahima Khatun