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South Africa Women vs Pakistan Women 2019, 5th T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Bismah Maroof, Lizelle Lee and Nida Dar have scored two fifties in this T20I series

Pakistan women vs South Africa women
Pakistan Women vs South Africa women. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The T20I series between South Africa Women and Pakistan Women has been dominated by the chasing teams as they won all the four games played so far. The 5-match series is now levelled at 2-2 as the two teams won alternative matches. The hosts chased down 173 in the 4th T20I to level the series which is their biggest chase in Women’s T20I.

It was Pakistan Women who recorded their biggest T20I chase in this format during the 3rd T20I. They bounced back from 3/3 to scale down 139 in a final over thriller. The Proteas Women interestingly rested their premier all-rounder Marizanne Kapp in the last two matches. The Suné Luus-led team still managed to put on some good performances in her absence.

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Match Details:

The 5th and final game of the 5-match T20I series between South Africa Women and Pakistan Women will be hosted by the Willowmoore Park in Benoni.

The match starts at 1:00 PM local time (11:00 AM GMT) (4:30 PM IST).

There live streaming of this game is available on Cricket South Africa’s YouTube Channel.


Last five completed T20I matches:

South Africa Women: W, L, W, L, W.

Pakistan Women: L, W, L, W, W.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Benoni’s Willowmoore Park produced the highest scoring Women’s T20I game on South African soil on Wednesday. The short boundaries helped the batters hit the big shots at will. The track witnessed early momentum but became flat as the game progressed.

Average 1st innings score: 172 (One Women’s T20I)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 0


Probable Playing XIs:

South Africa Women:

Lizelle Lee, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Sune Luus (C), Mignon du Preez, Chloe Tryon, Sinalo Jafta (WK), Shabnim Ismail, Moseline Daniels, Tumi Sekhukhune, Nondumiso Shangase.

Bench – Masabata Klaas, Marizanne Kapp, Laura Wolvaardt.

Pakistan Women:

Javeria Khan, Sidra Ameen, Bismah Maroof (C), Nida Dar, Iram Javed, Aliya Riaz, Kainat Imtiaz, Sana Mir, Sidra Nawaz (WK), Rameen Shamim, Fatima Sana.

Bench – Omaima Sohail, Javeria Rauf, Aiman Anwer, Nashra Sandhu.

Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update.)


Points of selected players in each game of this series (Power Picks):

Nida Dar – 27.5, 61.5, 22, 13, 58

Shabnim Ismail – 29, 25, 16, 14.5

Bismah Maroof – 6.5, 42, 34.5

Nadine de Klerk – 23, 30, DNP, DNP

Aliya Riaz – 33.5, 32, 9, 17

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Bismah Maroof, Lizelle Lee and Nida Dar have scored two fifties in this series. Nida Dar also has four wickets in this series which makes her a must have as captain or vice-captain.

Other Captain/Vice-captain options – Javeria Khan, Kainat Imtiaz, Sune Luus, Sana Mir, Nadine de Klerk, Aliya Riaz, Shabnim Ismail.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sinalo Jafta

Batters – Lizelle Lee (VC), Tazmin Brits, Bismah Maroof, Iram Javed

All-Rounders – Nida Dar (C), Nadine de Klerk, Sune Luus

Bowlers – Shabnim Ismail, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sidra Nawaz

Batters – Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Bismah Maroof (C), Javeria Khan

All-Rounders – Nida Dar, Chole Tryon, Nadine de Klerk (VC)

Bowlers – Shabnim Ismail, Aliya Riaz, Moseline Daniels


Expert Advice:

Marizanne Kapp was rested for the previous two games. The suggested XIs have been made expecting the Proteas to rest. If Kapp gets into the XI, she can be picked alongside Nida Dar in the all-rounder’s category. Nadine de Klerk is a good choice in her absence as she bats at No.3.

Probable Winners:

South Africa Women are expected to win the T20I series by defeating Pakistan Women in the decider.

*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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