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It’s the first game of the Jio Women’s T20 Challenge 2020 where Harmanpreet Kaur-led Supernovas will lock horns with Velocity captained by the legendary Mithali Raj. Ahead of the match we bring all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah

Match Timing: 7:30 PM IST 

The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and lookouts can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.

Match Preview

This will be the first time the Indian women cricketers will return to action after the lockdown owing to coronavirus pandemic. Two-time and defending champions Supernovas will look to make a winning start and set the records straight for the other teams.

On the other hand, Velocity will have a point to prove against whom they lost in the final of the previous season at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur.

Weather Forecast

The temperatures will hover around 30 degrees Celsius with clear skies. It will be a pleasant atmosphere for the cricketers to put out their best game and produce a competitive game.

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Average First Innings Score 

147 (Last 5 IPL games played at this venue)

Injury and Availability News

There is no news of injury as of yet from both the Supernovas and Velocity camps.

Supernovas vs Velocity – Predicted XI

Supernovas: Chamari Athapaththu, Priya Punia, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Shashikala Siriwardene, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Radha Yadav, Shakera Selman, Poonam Yadav, Ayobanga Khaka

Velocity: Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj (C), Sune Luus, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Sushma Verma (wk), Shikha Pandey, Jahanara Alam, Leigh Kasperek, Ekta Bisht

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Supernovas vs Velocity – Top Fantasy Picks

Mithali Raj – The veteran batsman enjoys a good record against the Supernovas. She remained unbeaten on 40 in one of the matches.

Chamari Atapattu – The cricketer from Sri Lanka was in blistering form during the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup earlier this year. The islander had hit a half-century against the hosts at Perth and will hope to keep up the good work here.

Harmanpreet Kaur – Despite not in the best of form, Harmanpreet Kaur is someone, who will always keep the opponents thinking. A hard-hitter of the ball, Harman will look to lead the Supernovas from the front.

Danielle Wyatt – The batter from England had registered a couple of fifty-plus scores batting for the Southern Vipers in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. She seems in good nick ahead of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020.

Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Captain Options – Chamari Atapattu, Harmanpreet Kaur

Vice-Captain Options – Mithali Raj, Danielle Wyatt, Jemimah Rodrigues

Fantasy 11 Team

Keeper – Taniya Bhatia

Batters – Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Danielle WyattShafali Verma

All-Rounders –Chamari Atapattu (C), Shikha Pandey, Sune Luus

Bowlers – Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Jahanara Alam