South Africa Women U19 vs India Women U19 | SA-WU19 vs IND-WU19 | 2nd T20

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SA-WU19 vs IND-WU19 2nd T20

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India U19s gear up for the 2nd game of this 5 match T20 series vs SAU19s after having secured a comfortable 54 run victory in the opening game

SA U19s were disciplined with the ball in the previous game, but lacked the impetus in their batting innings, and will be hopeful for better application from their batters heading into Game No. 2

Top Picks

Archana Devi (INDU19), All Rounder- RHB/OS

– She registered the best bowling figures in the previous game: 4-0-14-3

– She was the 2nd highest wicket-taker in the U19 T20 Challenger Trophy: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 10 | SR- 11

– She was the 2nd highest wicket-taker in the Quadrangular U19 T20 series as well: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 13 | SR- 16

Hurley Gala (IND U19), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

– Gala was impressive in the previous game, she 1st scored unbeaten 11* runs and then followed it up with figures of 3-0-13-1

– She was mightily impressive in the series against NZ Development side: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 7 | Avg- 7 | SR- 9

– She had scored 122 runs at an average of 40.67 in the U19 T20 Trophy

Kayla Reyneke (SAU19), All Rounder- RHB/OS

– She had the best figures by a SAU19 bowler in the previous game: 4-0-13-2

– She was also her side’s highest scorer, having scored 20 runs

– She represented the SA Emerging side earlier this year vs Zimbabwe, and was impressive with the ball throughout that series

Ayanda Hlubi (SAU19), Bowler- RAM

– She’ll open the bowling for her side, and will also handle the death overs

– In the 1st game, she struck with the very 1st ball of the match getting rid of Shafali

– She finished with impressive figures of 4-0-22-2

Differential Picks

Jemma Botha (SAU19), All Rounder- RHB/OS

– Botha provides good all round value in this SAU19 side

– She was impressive with the ball in the previous game, finishing with a tidy spell of 4-0-27-0, and also scored unbeaten 10* with the bat

Shabnam (INDU19), Bowler- RAM

– Shabnam bowled a destructive opening spell jolting the opposition’s top order with 2 early strikes

– She finished with figures of 4-0-15-3

– She picked 3 wickets at an average of 13.33 vs NZ Development side

Mannat Kashyap (IND U19), Bowler- LAO

– Mannat bowled a tidy spell of 3-0-9-0 in the previous game

– She was the highest wicket-taker in the series against NZ Development side: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 10 | Avg- 6 | SR- 7

– She was Punjab’s leading wicket-taker in the Senior T20 Trophy: Inns- 6 | Wkts- 9 | Avg- 10 | SR- 14

Seshnie Naidu (SA U19), Bowler- RALB

– Naidu was unlucky not to find herself amongst the wickets in the previous game, finishing with figures of 3-0-23-0

– She was SAU19s’ highest wicket-taker in the T20 Super League: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 18 | SR- 20

– She was the highest wicket-taker for the SA Emerging side during their series vs Zimbabwe: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 16 | | SR- 10

Caitlin Wyngaard (SA U19), Bowler- RAM

– Wyngaard is expected to find a place in the XI with both sides expected to rotate their bowlers throughout the series

– She finished with figures of 4-0-21-2 the last time she was in action for SAU19s, which came during the Women’s Super League

– She is also a very capable batter, having finished with scores of 18* & 22* in the 2 games she’s batted for SAU19s

Safe Captaincy Pick

Shafali Verma (IND U19), Batter- RHB/OS

– Despite having bagged a Golden Duck in the previous game, there aren’t many better captaincy choices than her

– Having already left a mark at the international stage, she’ll be eager to get going in her U19 career

– She was India’s highest run-getter in the recently concluded series vs Australia: Inns- 5 | Runs- 140 | Avg- 28

– All her international experience gives her a major edge against these fairly inexperienced bowlers

Differential Captaincy Pick

Shweta Sehrawat (IND U19), Batter- RHB

– She’ll open the batting alongside Shafali

– She was the joint highest scorer in the previous game, having scored 40 runs

– She was the leading run-getter in the U19 T20 Challenger Trophy: Inns- 4 | Runs- 163 | Avg- 41

– She was the leading run-getter in the Quadrangular U19 T20 Series as well: Inns- 4 | Runs- 164 | Avg- 55

Player to Avoid

Oluhle Siyo (SA U19), Batter- RHB

– The SAU19 skipper will be the player to avoid for the 2nd game in a row

– She scored just the 8 runs in the previous game, which also happens to be her highest score for SAU19s

– In the 5 games she’s batted for SAU19, she’s scored just the 14 runs averaging only 2.8

Base Team

WK: Richa Ghosh

BAT: Shafali Verma, Shweta Sehrawat, Jemma Botha

AR: Kayla Reyneke, Seshnie Naidu, Archana Devi, Hurley Gala

BOWL: Mannat Kashyap, Shabnam, Caitlin Wyngaard

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