Match 10 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 will see India Women square off against Barbados Women on Wednesday (August 30 at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. Its a must-win for both teams to book a semi-final berth from Group A. Australia have already booked a place in the semi-finals from this group.
India Women stormed to a big win against Pakistan Women to stay alive in the competition. With the likes of Smriti Mandhana and Renuka Singh in good form, India will fancy their chances of progressing to the knockouts.
Barbados, meanwhile, come into the game on the back of a tough loss at the hands of Australia. However, they have a resourceful squad in place and should prove to be a tough nut to crack. With a place in the semi-finals hanging in the balance, an intriguing game beckons in Birmingham.
Match 10: India Women vs Sri Lanka Women
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date & Time: August 3, at 10:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM Local
Although the pitch at Edgbaston is a decent one to bat on, there will be enough in the pitch to keep the bowlers interested. It will be a good competition between bat and ball.
Predicted Playing XI
India Women: Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Jemimah Rodrigues, Sabbhineni Meghana, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Sneh Rana and Radha Yadav.
Barbados Women: Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews (c), Kycia Knight (wk), Kyshona Knight, Aaliyah Alleyne, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scanterbury, Shekera Selman, Shamilia Connell, Keila Elliott and Shanika Bruce.
India vs Barbados – Fantasy Team Suggestions
Fantasy Team 1: Kycia Knight, Deandra Dottin (vc), Smriti Mandhana (c), Shafali Verma, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Harmanpreet Kaur, Sneh Rana, Shamilia Connell, Meghna Singh and Renuka Singh.
Fantasy Team 2: Kycia Knight, Deandra Dottin, Smriti Mandhana (vc), Sabbhineni Meghana, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews (c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Shamilia Connell, Shekera Selman and Renuka Singh.