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IND-W vs UAE-W, 8th match – Fantasy Preview and Top Picks

Match: India Women vs United Arab Emirates Women, (IND-W vs UAE-W, 8th match)

Date: October 4, 2022 – 1 PM IST

Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Academy Ground

The eighth match of the Women’s Asia Cup 2022 will see United Arab Emirates women taking on India. The two teams will lock horns at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, October 4th.

India women have been dominant in the competition, winning two out of two matches. After beating Sri Lanka by 41 runs in the first game, the women in blue hammered Malaysia by 30 runs on DLS method in the second game.

Sabbhineni Meghana scored 69 off 53 while Shafali Verma returned to form with 46 off 39. Richa Ghosh then blasted 33* in just 19 balls to power India to 181/4 in 20 overs. Deepti Sharma then claimed 1 for 10 in three overs whereas Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked 1 for 6 in two overs. India had Malaysia reeling at 16 for 2 in 5.2 overs before rain denied any further action.

United Arab Emirates women have played one match in the competition so far, losing to Sri Lanka by 11 runs on DLS method. Their bowling attack did an excellent job to restrict Sri Lanka to just 109/9.

Vaishnave Mahesh snared 3 for 15 in her four overs while Mahika Gaur bagged 3 for 21. Samaira Dharnidharka also claimed 2 for 18 off three overs. Chasing a revised target of 66 in 11 overs after rain interruption, the UAE women could not get going and could only manage 54/7.

Pitch Report and Weather Forecast for IND-W vs UAE-W, 8th match

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium is a venue that typically assists spin bowlers significantly. It has hosted 30 women’s T20 matches over the years, with the average first innings score reading 126. Run scoring has been pretty difficult in the ongoing tournament for all teams barring India.

The Sylhet weather has already impacted a couple of matches in the women’s Asia Cup. It is expected to be mostly cloudy with a possibility of thunderstorms on Tuesday afternoon as well. There’s a 57% chance of precipitation with the temperature around 33°C.

India Women – Expected XI and Team News

India have looked to give opportunities to newer players in this tournament. They rested Smriti Mandhana, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana and Renuka Singh in the last game while Jemimah Rodrigues and Harmanpreet Kaur did not bat. Sabbhineni Meghana opened the innings with Richa Ghosh and Kiran Prabhu Navgire being promoted up the order. Expect similar experiments in this game.

Probable XI – Sabbhineni Meghana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Kiran Prabhu Navgire, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Dayalan Hemalatha, Radha Yadav, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad 

United Arab Emirates Women – Expected XI and Team News

The UAE bowling attack of Vaishnave Mahesh, Mahika Gaur, Samaira Dharnidharka and Suraksha Kotte looks potent in these conditions. The batting unit, however, relies heavily on Theertha Satish along with Esha Oza and Kavisha Egodage.

Probable XI – Theertha Satish (wk), Esha Rohit Oza, Kavisha Egodage, Khushi Sharma, Chaya Mughal (c), Samaira Dharnidharka, Natasha Cherriath, Vaishnave Mahesh, Mahika Gaur, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte

Head to head record of IND-W vs UAE-W

India and United Arab Emirates women are yet to face each other.

8th match: Five players to watch out for in the IND-W vs UAE-W match

Here we take a look at five key players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI:

Sabbhineni Meghana: Batter, India

The 26yr Sabbhineni Meghana has had limited opportunities for India but has done well. She was superb in the previous game versus Malaysia, scoring 69 off 53 at the top of the order with 11 fours and a six.

Shafali Verma: Batter, India

Shafali Verma had a prolonged patch of awful returns for India but got back among runs in the previous fixture. She scored 46 runs off 39 balls, in which she struck three sixes and a four. Verma has 935 runs in T20I cricket at an average of 23 and strike rate of 136.

Deepti Sharma: All-rounder, India

Deepti Sharma offers a great fantasy value with her all-round skill set. She bowled three overs in the last game and picked 1 for 10. Deepti has 69 wickets in T20I cricket at an economy of 6.20, including best figures of 4 for 10. She also has scored 643 runs while averaging 23.

Vaishnave Mahesh: Bowler, United Arab Emirates

The 15yr old leg-spinner has done a pretty good job for the UAE in the shorter format. Vaishnave Mahesh has picked 27 wickets in 21 innings this year at an economy of 4.46, including best figures of 4/12. She was magnificent versus Sri Lanka, bagging 3 for 15.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad: Bowler, India

The left arm orthodox is a very skillful bowler in the shorter format. Gayakwad has played 37 T20I matches, picking 45 wickets at an economy of 6.47 with best of 3/9. She was superb in the previous game, picking 1 for 6 including a maiden.

MPL Fantasy XI

Where and what time to watch the match live in India

For those in India, the women’s Asia Cup 2022 will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network. Catch the India vs United Arab Emirates clash at 1 PM on Star Sports 2/2 HD. You can also stream it on Disney+ Hotstar with a paid subscription.

Note: The players recommended here need not be a part of the Playing 11 on game day. Users are advised to do their own research also and follow official sources and create their teams.

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