The PCB Blasters and PCB Challengers team will lock horns in the Match 11 of Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021. The key players of Blasters team are the openers Gul Feroza and Nahida Khan. While Challengers have bowler Saba Nazir and batter Iram Javed. The PCB Blasters are led by Sidra Nawaz, while Javeria Khan captains the PCB Strikers team.
The PCB Blasters have confirmed their place for the final of the Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021 with 4 wins in 5 league matches, while PCB Challengers have been unbeaten in the same number of league matches and it is likely that both teams will meet again in the finals of the tournament. To win against each other, the bowlers will be crucial.
The BLA-W vs CHA-W match will be played at National Stadium, Karachi, which has been hosting the international as well as domestic matches for many years now. The special thanks should be given to the groundsmen and curators for maintaining the ground and the pitch being equally good for the both bowlers as well as batters, and it is expected to behave the same way.
Fixture Name: Match 11
Competition: Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021
Date: 19 September
Time: 10:30 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
BLA-W(recent last): W W W
CHA-W(recent last): W W W
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
Pitch Report: The match between PCB Blasters and PCB Challengers is scheduled to be played in National Stadium, Karachi. The pitch will be good for batters and the scores of around 225 can be easily scored on this venue. But it will be the combination of pacers and spinners who would look to performing well, with containing runs and take wickets.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: PCB Blasters 187/1 won by 9 wickets against PCB Strikers 183/10 in Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021.
The selected combination would be 6:5 for Challengers: Blasters, which is chosen due to the performance of the players. The wicket-keeper is quite experienced, and all the batters quite well in the last league match and can be one of the captains. The all-rounders picked crucial wickets and can contribute with the bat as well. While the bowlers would look to replicate their form of the initial matches.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sidra Nawaz
BATSMEN: Javeria Khan, Iram Javed, Dua Majid, Nahida Khan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Saba Nazir
BOWLERS: Anoosha Nasir, Syeda Aroob Shah, Waheeda Akhtar
The PCB Challengers have been the best team of the tournament in the last few years. Their experienced players have been ever consistent to provide contributions and are expected to help the team in winning their last league fixture. While, Blasters have picked up fine form and have 3 consecutive wins and is expected to be a tough competitor for this fixture.
The PCB Blasters have 4 wins in 5 matches and are at 2nd position in the points table. In the last league match, they dismissed opposition to a score of 183, with Fatima, Nida, and Omaima being the top bowlers. While, Gul Feroza and Nahida Khan were terrific with the bat and helped the team to chase the total in 39 overs.
Nahida has scored the most runs in the tournament, and with a fine experience of playing in the domestic cricket will be the best pick of this match. After a failure in the 2nd league match, she has produced brilliant performances and helped the team to win their last 2 league matches by her stable innings at the top-order and would look to keep up the same performance.
The leading wicket-taker in the tournament has been the another reason apart from Nahida that team has been winning the recent matches. She has an extensive experience of playing for Pakistan, and will be a differential pick. In the last match, she picked up 3 wickets at a fine economy rate of 3 and would look to be efficient in this fixture as well.
Captain: Sidra Nawaz
Wicket-keeper: Sidra Nawaz
Possible Top Four: Gul Feroza, Nahida Khan, Omaima Sohail, Nida Dar
Possible Opening Bowlers: Syeda Aroob Shah, Fatima Sana
The X-factors for BLA-W team would be Syeda Aroob Shah who has been a terrific bowler for the team, and Omaima Sohail who has displayed proficiency to pick wickets and can score runs in the past and this season as well.
BLA-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Gul Feroza
2. Nahida Khan
3. Omaima Sohail
4. Nida Dar
5. Sidra Nawaz (c & wk)
6. Shawal Zulfiqar
7. Syeda Aroob Shah
8. Noreen Yaqub
9. Fatima Sana
10. Aisha Jawed
11. Saima Malik
The PCB Challengers have won each match of the league stage, and will be upbeat ahead of this fixture. In the last league match, although they gave away good amount of runs but chase them under 49 overs. The best perfomers for the team were Saba Nazir Dua Majid with the ball, and Sidra, Javeria, and Iram Javed continue their fine form.
Saba has been a fine performer in the domestic circuit for the past year. In this tournament, she has been pitch-perfect with her lengths and has been rewarded with a bulk of wickets. In the last league match, she picked 3 wickets and can be a differential pick, due to her wicket-taking abilities and has helped the team to have an edge over the opponents in this tournament.
One of the most experienced players in the Pakistan cricket circuit will be a fine pick for the match between Challengers and Blasters. She has scored a total of 263 runs in 5 matches and has scored in every league match. In the last league match, she scored 80 runs and helped the team to chase down the total of 241 runs.
Captain: Javeria Khan
Wicket-keeper: Najiha Alvi
Possible Top Four: Khadija Chisti, Sidra Amin, Javeria Khan, Iram Javed
Possible Opening Bowlers: Anoosha Nasir, Waheeda Akhtar
The X-factors for CHA-W team would be Waheeda Akhtar who is quite talented but has not been able to perform that well in this season, and Iram Javed is also the potential player who can be looked upon as a nice pick due to her consistent performances.
CHA-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Khadija Chisti
2. Sidra Amin
3. Javeria Khan (c)
4. Iram Javed
5. Najiha Alvi (wk)
6. Saba Nazir
7. Waheeda Akhtar
8. Dua Majid
9. Diana Baig
10. Anoosha Nasir
11. Syeda Masooma Zahra
Watch PCB Blasters vs PCB Challengers Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021 Live score and streaming on Pakistan Cricket YouTube Channel. All the news updates and stats related to the Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021 will be available on the Pakistan Cricket Board official website. This will be the Match 11 of the Pakistan Women’s One Day Cup 2021.
The BLA-W vs CHA-W match will not be broadcast on Indian Television Channel, as none of the sports channels have bought the rights for the broadcast. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the Pakistan Cricket YouTube Channel. With the covid concerns all round the world, no crowd is allowed in both the Stadiums in Karachi.