Bangkok, February 19 at 08:00 AM IST
Nepal Women will begin their Asia Qualifiers campaign against Malaysia at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok tomorrow morning. For the first time, such a qualifying tournament is being held in women’s international cricket. The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifiers will pave way for not one but the two ICC World Cups – ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 and 50-over ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2021.
Malaysia Women locked horns with Kuwait Women in their opening encounter and secured 63 runs win after successfully defending 139 runs on the board. Put into bat first, Malaysia Women posted a decent total of 139/3 with the help of Siow Tzin Yee’s unbeaten 42 of 40 deliveries.
Coming to chase, barring skipper Maryam Omar (14 of 20) and Mariamma Hyder (15 of 28) nobody else managed to score in double-digits for Kuwait and were bowled out for mere 76 in 18.3 overs, falling short by 63 runs.
The probable NP-W vs ML-W playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Kajal Shrestha
Batsmen: Indu Barma, Roma Thapa, Bindu Rawal, Apsari Begam/Mamta Kumari Chaudhary
All-rounder: Sita Rana Magar, Nairry Thapa
Bowlers: Rubina Chhetry Belbashi (C), Sarita Magar, Aarati Bidari, Karuna Bhandari/Sonu Khadka
Wicketkeeper: Christina Baret
Batswomen: Yusrina Yaakop, Siow Tzin Yee, Sasha Azmi
All-rounder: Winifred Duraisingam (c), J Intan, Mas Elysa
Bowlers: Nur A Natsya, Ainna Hamizah Hashim, Zumika Azmi, Nur Nadihirah Nasruddin
Rubina Chhetry Belbashi (C), Sita Rana Magar, Kajal Shrestha, Karuna Bhandari, Nairry Thapa, Indu Barma, Sarita Magar, Sonu Khadka, Kabita Kunwar, Apsari Begam, Aarati Bidari, Bindu Rawal, Mamta Kumari Chaudhary, Roma Thapa
Anna Hamizah Hashim, Winifred Duraisingam (C), Yusrina Yaakob, Wan Julia Wan Mohd Rosli, Nur Nadirah Nasaruddin, Emylia Eliani Md Rahim, Mas Elysa Yasmin, Arianna Natasya Benn Rakquidean, Sasha Azmi, Wan Nor Zulaika Sofera Wan Mohd Zulkifli, Intan Jamadihaya Jaafar, Christina Baret, Zumika Azmi, Elsa Siow Tzin Yee
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Siow Tzin Yee slammed 42 of 40 deliveries for Malaysia Women and will be crucial in the middle order
Skipper W Duraisingam, Mas Elysa and Y Yaakop are the other key contributors with the bat
Mas Elysa took the most wickets and finished for 3-9
Nur Nadihirah and A Natsya shared two wickets apiece
From Nepal, S Rana Magar, R Chhetri and A Biradi are expected to be sure shot starters
Fantasy tip: As it is the first match of Nepal, pick more players from Malaysia Women
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