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The highly anticipated India women vs Pakistan women match in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa is finally here. The Indian team, led by Harmanpreet Kaur, will be facing off against Bismah Maroof’s Pakistani side in the tournament opener. Both teams are eager to make a strong start to the competition and will be putting in their best effort in this crucial match. Unfortunately, India has suffered a setback with the news that key batter Smriti Mandhana will not be able to play in this game due to injury.
The outcome of this India women vs Pakistan women match will be a crucial factor in determining the success of both teams’ campaigns in the tournament. Overall, this is a highly anticipated match that is sure to be a nail-biting encounter between two of the top teams in women’s cricket.
India women vs Pakistan women
Head to head:–
The women’s cricket teams of India and Pakistan have had numerous T20 international encounters, with India leading the head-to-head record with 11 wins out of 16 matches. On the other hand, Pakistan has won 5 matches. In the T20 World Cups, these two teams have faced each other three times, with India emerging victorious in all three matches.
When it comes to individual performance, Indian opener Smriti Mandhana holds the record for the highest scorer in matches between India and Pakistan. She has scored 217 runs in 7 innings, including a century and two half-centuries. On the other hand, Indian spinner Poonam Yadav holds the record for the highest wicket-taker in these matches, with 10 wickets in 7 innings, including two three-wicket hauls.
These statistics are a testament to the quality of the players in both teams and the level of competitiveness that they bring to the field. The India women vs Pakistan women rivalry in women’s cricket is a battle of skills and talent, with both teams determined to come out on top. The players are determined to put in their best efforts, knowing that a win in this rivalry carries a great deal of prestige.
The pitch at Cape Town’s Newlands for India women vs Pakistan women offers a batting-friendly surface in T20 cricket. The average first innings score here is 125 with teams chasing winning more games in past matches.
Probably in India women vs Pakistan women match, the weather in the particular venue is very clear and have a decent amount of wind as well.
INJURY AND AVAILABILITY NEWS
Both India and Pakistan have been impacte by finger injuries ahead of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Smriti Mandhana, the Indian opener, is yet to recover from an injury sustained during a warm-up match against Australia, while Pakistan’s standout pacer Diana Baig will be unable to participate in the tournament due to a finger injury.
- Smriti Mandhana is rule out of this India women vs Pakistan women match with a finger injury.
“Harmanpreet Kaur is fit to play. Smriti Mandhana doesn’t have a fracture, it is minor finger injury, unlikely to play tomorrow in India women vs Pakistan women but will play in next games,” said Hrishikesh Kanitkar ahead of Pakistan match.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI FOR India women vs Pakistan women
JI Rodrigues, H Deol, Shafali Verma, H Kaur(C), DB Sharma, DP Vaidya, Richa Ghosh, S Pandey, P Vastrakar, Renuka Singh, K Anjali Sarwani
BENCH : Yastika Bhatia, S Mandhana, S Meghana, Sneh Rana, RS Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, Meghna Singh
Javeria Khan, Omaima Sohail, Aliya Riaz, Nida Dar, Bismah Maroof(C), Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali, Sidra Nawaz, Nashra Sandhu, Sana Fatima, Aiman Anwer
BENCH : Sidra Ameen, Ayesha Naseem, Tuba Hassan, Sadia Iqbal, Sadaf Shamas, Ghulam Fatima
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