South Africa Women U19 vs India Women U19 | SA-WU19 vs IND-WU19 | 1st T20

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South Africa Women U19 vs India Women U19

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South Africa U19s take on India U19s in the 1st of the 5 games to be played in this T20 series

With the inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup just 17 days away, this will be the last assignment for both sides before the WC

This series presents the Indian side a great opportunity to get used to the conditions heading into the WC, while the SA side will take this as an opportunity to identify their best XI

India U19s were last in action against the NZ Development side, while SA U19 competed with the best players of South Africa in the Women’s T20 Super League

Top Picks

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

– Gala was the best pace bowler in India’s last series against the NZ Development side

– Across 4 outings, she finished with 7 wickets at an impressive average of 7.57 and a SR of 9.42

– She’s also a very aggressive batter by nature and had impressive outings with the bat in the Quadrangular U19 T20 Series, as well as the U19 T20 Challenger Trophy

Seshnie Naidu (SA U19), Bowler- RALB

– She was her side’s 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

– She has been in top form in both the Provincial Competitions this season:
1. One Day: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 14 | SR- 19
2. T20: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 12 | SR- 13

Sonam Yadav (IND U19), Bowler- LAO

– She forms a formidable left arm spin duo with Mannat Kashyap

– She was the leading wicket-taker in the Quadrangular T20 Series: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 7 | Avg- 10 | SR- 13

– She was the leading wicket-taker in the U19 T20 Challenger Trophy: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 7 | Avg- 8 | SR- 14

Differential Picks

Madison Landsman (SA U19), All Rounder- RHB/RALB

– She is one of the best players in the SA U19 side with plenty of domestic experience under her belt

– She played just 1 game in this season’s T20 Super League, and finished with figures of 3-0-17-1

– She picked 4 wickets at an impressive average of 5.25 from 2 games during last season of the T20 Super League

Caitlin Wyngaard (SA U19), Bowler- RAM

– She was SA U19s’ most impressive bowler in the T20 Super League

– She finished with figures of 4-0-21-2 in her previous game

– She also batted in 2 innings during the competition, and finished unbeaten in both with scores of 18* & 22*

Shweta Sehrawat (IND U19), Batter- RHB

– The India U19 Vice Captain has been in top form in the past couple of months

– 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

G-Trisha (IND U19), All Rounder- RHB/RALB

– She was the 2nd highest run-getter in the series vs NZ Development side: Inns- 4 | Runs- 115 | Avg- 29

– She was the 2nd highest run-getter in the U19 T20 Challenger Trophy: Inns- 4 | Runs- 117 | Avg- 29

– She was the 2nd highest run-getter in the Quadrangular T20 Series as well: Inns- 3 | Runs- 140 | Avg- 70

Karabo Meso (SA U19), Batter- RHB

– She is SA U19s’ most in-form batter

– She was her side’s highest run-getter in the T20 Super League: Inns- 3 | Runs- 63 | Avg- 32

Safe Captaincy Pick

Shafali Verma (IND U19), All Rounder- RHB/OS

– She was India’s highest run-getter in the recently concluded series vs Australia

– This game will be her 1st outing together with the U19 girls

– With loads of international experience under her belt there’s no doubting she’ll have the edge over the opposition

– The seam friendly conditions in South Africa will be a good challenge for her to develop her game

Differential Captaincy Pick

Mannat Kashyap (IND U19), Bowler- LAO

– Mannat is India’s frontline spinner

– She was the highest wicket-taker in India’s previous series: 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

Player to Avoid

Oluhle Siyo (SA U19), Batter- RHB

– She has been struggling for runs throughout this domestic season

– She had a terrible outing in the T20 Super League: Inns- 4 | Runs- 6 | Avg- 1.5

Base Team

WK: Karabo Meso

BAT: Shafali Verma, Shweta Sehrawat, Soumya Tiwari

AR: Madison Landsman, Seshnie Naidu, Soniya Mendhiya, Hurley Gala

BOWL: Mannat Kashyap, Sonam Yadav, Caitlin Wyngaard

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