The two matches that will take place tomorrow are- AU-W vs EN-W final and SL-W vs PK-W 3rd T20I. While it is a Women’s T20 Tri-series final between Australia Women and England Women, the 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and Pakistan has turned into a series decider after Sri Lanka won the second T20I by 7 wickets. The 3 matches T20I series between SL-W vs PK-W rests at 1-1. So, both the matches tomorrow are a series decider.
Let’s see who are expected to be the heroes in tomorrow’s clashes-
For Australia women, Beth Mooney is the most run-getter in the series. In three matches she has scored 45, 04 and 71. Vice-captain Rachael Haynes and Elyse Villani have also contributed with the bat and are in a good form. In three innings Haynes has scored 12*, 65, 10*. Apart from them, skipper Meg Lanning has also played match-winning knocks in the series.
In bowling, Megan Schutt and D Kimmince have been wonderful. A lot will depend upon their performance. Both have taken 6 wickets each in 4 matches.
On the opposite, England started off well in the series but has lost its last two games. They failed to give a target. While they were bundled out for 96 against Australia, England Women gave a mere target of 107 to India in their last encounter. Moreover, Danielle Wyatt has scored a century in the series. Tammy Beaumont and Natalie Sciver are among the others who have also contributed with the bat. Natalie Sciver, Jenny Gunn, and Danielle Hazell are the leading wicket-takers for England.
For Sri Lanka, Sashikala Siriwardene was the hero in the second T20. Her magical spell (3.4 – 9 – 4) restricted Pakistan women to just 72 runs. No Pakistani batter could cross the mark of 20 runs. Sugandika Kumari also took 2 wickets.
In batting, Anushka Sanjeewani, skipper C Athapaththu are expected to play a significant role. Anushka scored 61 in the last game before getting run out.
Pakistan women will mainly rely upon skipper Bismah Maroof, Javeria Khan and Nida Dar for putting runs on the scoreboard. Diana Baig, Nashra Sandh, and Nida Dar will be the key bowlers. They have consistently provided breakthroughs.
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