Pakistan Women vs Windies Women 2019, 2nd ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
As many as four players are subjected to injuries among the Pakistan squad.
Published - Feb 9, 2019 12:06 am | Updated - Feb 9, 2019 12:16 am
Pakistan Women succumbed to a huge 146-run defeat in the first of the 3-match ODI series against the Windies Women in Dubai. More than this big loss, it was the injuries that were suffered by the Pakistan players is demoralizing the spirit of the team. Skipper Bismah Maroof was hit on the face during the practice session on the eve of first ODI that ruled her out of the game. She, however, is expected to get fit and lead the team in the second ODI.
During the first match, Nahida Khan was struck on the grill of her helmet while playing a pull shot. She was later stretched off the field and is doubtful for the second ODI. The stand-in skipper Javeria Khan suffered cramps and was forced to retire hurt but is expected to be fit for the coming game. She resumed her innings and finished as 2nd highest scorer for Pakistan with 21. Pacer Aiman Anwer too suffered a hamstring injury after bowling only five overs.
The second game of the 3-match ODI series between Pakistan Women and Windies Women will be hosted by the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (5:00 AM GMT) (10:30 AM IST).
The streaming of this match is available on Pakistan Cricket Board’s YouTube Channel.
Last five completed ODI matches:
Pakistan Women: L, L, L, L, L.
Windies Women: W, W, L, L, L.
The first ODI of this series was the first ever Women’s match to be played at the Dubai International Stadium. The pitch was on the slower side and shot making wasn’t easy. As the series will be played in the day time, totals around 220 are expected.
Probable Playing XI:
Omaima Sohail, Javeria Khan, Bismah Maroof (C), Sidra Ameen, Nida Dar, Sana Mir, Sidra Nawaz (WK), Diana Baig, Kainat Imtiaz, Aliya Riaz, Nashra Sandhu.
Bench – Nahida Khan, Aiman Anwer, Saba Nazir.
Kycia Knight (WK), Deandra Dottin, Stafanie Taylor (C), Shemaine Campbelle, Natasha McLean, Chedean Nation, Chinelle Henry, Afy Fletcher, Anisa Mohammed, Shamilia Connell, Shakera Selman.
Bench – Karishma Ramharack, Merissa Aguilleira, Rashada Williams.
Team and Injury News:
Bismah Maroof – Hit on the face during warm-up prior to the first ODI. Expected to be fit for the 2nd.
Javeria Khan – Suffered cramps in the first ODI. Expected to be 100% fit to play the second game.
Nahida Khan – Hit on helmet trying to play a pull. Might be rested for the 2nd ODI.
Aiman Anwer – Suffered hamstring injury. Might not play the second ODI.
Deandra Dottin is back to the opening role in the ODI format after ten years. This will increase her efficiency and impact in the game as she bowls a good number of overs too. Whoever does not pick her as captain or at least vice-captain could end up making a losing fantasy team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Batting in the top three and chances of bowling full ten overs make a case of picking Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin as captain and vice-captain. Other than these two, Javeria Khan, Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Afy Fletcher and Sana Mir can be considered for the multiplier roles.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Sadra Nawaz
Batters – Shemaine Campbelle, Bismah Maroof, Omaima Sohail, Javeria Khan
All-Rounders – Deandra Dottin (C), Stafanie Taylor (VC), Kainat Imtiaz
Bowlers – Shamilia Connell, Sana Mir, Afy Fletcher
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kycia Knight
Batters – Shemaine Campbelle, Omaima Sohail, Javeria Khan, Sidra Ameen
All-Rounders – Deandra Dottin (C), Stafanie Taylor (VC), Nida Dar
Bowlers – Afy Fletcher, Shakera Selman, Diana Baig
With Deandra Dottin opening and Stafanie Taylor batting at No.3, the duo will be first preferred among the all-rounders. One among Nida Dar, Kainat Imtiaz and Aliya Riaz will be the 3rd pick from all-rounders category.
Windies Women are expected to continue their domination in the ODI series against an injury-hit Pakistan team.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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