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| On Jul 28, 2022 2:19 PM IST

IN-W Playing 11 for Australia Women vs India Women, Women’s T20 Commonwealth Games; 3 Best Fantasy Cricket Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction


IN-W Playing 11: Cricket is growing with leaps and bounds. In the quest to help the sport get global recognition, for the first time in history Cricket will be a port of the Commonwealth Games. The 2022 Commonwealth Games set to take in Birmingham, England will see Women’s Cricket as a sport for the first time, however, the wait for Men’s Cricket will continue.

In the first women’s cricket match of the Commonwealth games, WT20I champions Australia women will be taking on India women in Edgbaston Birmingham. India women have named a few changes in their 15-member squad for the Commonwealth Games and it would be an exciting prospect to see how they would lineup in the first fixture against a belligerent Australian Women team. Let’s take a look at India Women’s probable XI for the first match.

India Women Playing 11 Team News

  • Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma will form the opening pair for India women.
  • Pooja Vastrakar has been tested positive for COVID-19 and is yet to join the squad. She is quarantined in Bengaluru and will be joining the squad on Saturday eve.
  • Simran Bahadur who has been named as a standby player could come into the squad if Pooja Vastrakar isn’t available for other matches as well.
  • The openers will be followed by the likes of Yastika Bhatia, S Meghna, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Deepti Sharma.
  • Rajeshwari Gayakwad will be the premier spinner in the side and the Sneh Rana could be her helping hand in the spin department.
  • Renuka Singh and Meghna Singh are the three seam bowling options.

IN-W Playing 11

  1. Smriti Mandhana
  2. Shafali Verma
  3. Yastika Bhatia
  4. S Meghana
  5. Harmanpreet Kaur
  6. Deepti Sharma
  7. Radha Yadav
  8. Sneh Rana
  9. Meghna Singh
  10. Renuka Singh
  11. Rajeshwari Gayakwad

India Women Squad

Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, S Meghana, Taniya Sapna Bhatia (Wk), Yastika Bhatia (Wk), Radha Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Jemimah Rodrigues

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Shafali Verma Stats in T20Is

Matches Runs Strike Rate Best vs Australia Women
32 753 139.18 73 117 runs from 8 innings


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Smriti Mandhana Stats in T20Is

Matches Runs Strike Rate Best vs Australia Women
87 2033 120.15 86 465 runs from 14 innings


Harmanpreet Kaur Stats in T20Is

Matches Runs Wickets Best vs Australia Women
124 2411 31 103 474 runs from 22 matches


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