UAE and Hong Kong will face each other in the 2nd T20I of the four-match series on Thursday. UAE defeated Hong Kong by 7 wickets after chasing a mere total of 119 runs in 15.3 overs. Hong Kong batted first after winning the toss and lost two wickets in the second over. Mariko Hill and Kary Chan provided stability to the innings with their 98 runs partnership. No other batter could make a double-digit score for Hong Kong. Former Sri Lankan Test all-rounder Chamani Seneviratna picked 4 wickets while Samaira Dharnidharka dismissed two batters.
In reply, UAE lost the wicket of Esha Oza for just 11 runs. Kavisha Egodage, who scored a half-century added 83 runs for the second wicket along with Theertha Satish. Seneviratna won the player of the match award for her bowling performance.
United Arab Emirates Women vs Hong Kong Women, 2nd T20I
Venue: Malek Cricket Ground, Ajman
Date & Time: 28th April, at 8:40 PM IST and 7:10 PM Local Time
UAE-W vs HK-W, 2nd T20I Pitch Report:
The pitch is expected to remain balanced throughout the match. In the first match, UAE managed to dominate Hong Kong in all the departments and might do the same in this match too.
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UAE-W vs HK-W, 2nd T20I Probable Playing XIs:
United Arab Emirates Women
Esha Rohit Oza, Kavisha Nanayakkarewasan Egodage, Theertha Satish (wk), Chamani Seneviratna, Chaya Mughal (c), Khushi Sharma, Mahika Gaur, Samaira Dharnidharka, Priyanjali Jain, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh
Hong Kong Women
Shanzeen Shahzad, Mariko Hill, Natasha Miles, Kary Chan (c), Emma Lai, Yasmin Daswani (wk), Maryam Bibi, Marina Lamplough, Ruchitha Venkatesh, Betty Chan, Iqra Sahar
Top Picks for UAE-W vs HK-W Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – United Arab Emirates Women
Kavisha Nanayakkarewasan Egodage made 50 runs off 43 deliveries for UAE in the first match and remained not out. Her innings helped the team chase a target of 119 runs in 15.3 overs. She has been an important part of the UAE women’s lineup and has scored four half-centuries in the last 5 T20Is.
Chamani Seneviratna won the player of the match award in the first match after she picked 4 wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs. The former Sri Lankan Test all-rounder brought all her experience in the first match and might play a key role in this game as well.
Top Picks – Hong Kong Women
Hong Kong’s captain Kary Chan was the highest scorer for her team in the first match. She made 45 runs off 53 deliveries before departing and helped the team post a total of 118 runs which at one point was looking out of the team’s reach.
Betty Chan is an all-rounder who made her T20I debut in January 2019 and has become a key player for Hong Kong. She has taken 25 wickets in 21 T20Is at an average of 11.48.
UAE-W vs HK-W Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (This Series)||Dream11 Points|
|Chamani Seneviratna||4 wickets and 10 runs||141 points|
|Kary Chan||45 runs and 1 wicket||98 points|
|Samaira Dharnidharka||2 wickets||72 points|
|Mariko Hill||34 runs||46 points|
|Kavisha Nanayakkarewasan Egodage||50 runs||66 points|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for UAE-W vs HK-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Theertha Satish, Marina Lamplough, Esha Rohit Oza, Kavisha Nanayakkarewasan Egodage, Mariko Hill, Kary Chan (vc), Chamani Seneviratna (c), Maryam Bibi, Betty Chan, Mahika Gaur
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for UAE-W vs HK-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Theertha Satish, Shanzeen Shahzad, Natasha Miles, Emma Lai, Esha Rohit Oza (vc), Kavisha Nanayakkarewasan Egodage (c), Chaya Mughal, Chamani Seneviratna, Betty Chan, Mahika Gaur, Iqra Sahar
UAE-W vs HK-W Risky Captaincy Choices:
Samaira Dharnidharka picked 2 wickets off 2 deliveries in the first match which pushed Hong Kong to the backfoot and they were not able to bounce back. She bowled 3 overs in the match and gave away just 21 runs.
Chaya Mughal is the captain of UAE and has featured in 26 T20Is for the team. She has been impressive with both the bat and the ball. Chaya has taken 15 wickets at an average of 16.53 in T20Is and has made 281 runs at a strike rate of 79.15.
Player you should avoid:
Yasmin Daswani is batting in the lower middle-order and might not have a great impact in this game. You can avoid her in your fantasy team for this match.
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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.