Sri Lanka A vs United Arab Emirates Fantasy Prediction – SL vs UAE Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Playing XI for Women’s Emerging Asia Cup

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Sri Lanka A vs United Arab Emirates Fantasy Prediction - SL vs UAE Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Playing XI for Women's Emerging Asia Cup
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Sri Lanka A (SL) Vs United Arab Emirates (UAE) Match Preview & Prediction

  • Sri Lanka A take on United Arab Emirates in the 1st game of the ACC Emerging Women’s Asia Cup, 2023
  • The game will be played at the Mission Road Ground in Mong Kok, Hong Kong
  • Sri Lanka A will be led by Sathya Sandeepani, and United Arab Emirates will be led by Chaya Mughal

Sri Lanka A (SL) Vs United Arab Emirates (UAE) Pitch Report:

Mission Road Ground in Mong Kok, Hong Kong

  • The average 1st innings total here across the previous 5 games has been 132 runs
  • The team batting 1st has gone on to win 10 out of the last 12 games played at this venue

Squads:

Sri Lanka A: Sathya Sandeepani (c), Vishmi Gunaratne, Umasha Thimeshani, Imesha Dulani, Piyumi Wathsala, Sachini Nisansala, Kaushani Nuthyangana, Malsha Shehani, Tharika Sewwandi, Nimasha Madushani, Nilakshana Sandamini, Madushika Meththananda, Rashmika Sewwandi, Dewmi Vihanga

United Arab Emirates: Chaya Mughal (c), Esha Oza, Archara Supriya, Avanee Patil, Indhuja Nandakumar, Judit Peter, Kavisha Egodage, Khushi Sharma, Rinitha Rajith, Sanchin Singh, Samaira Dharnidharka, Siya Gokhale, Theertha Satish, Vaishnave Mahesh

SL vs UAE Top Picks and Differential Picks:

WK:

Theertha Satish (UAE), LHB:

  • She’ll open the batting for UAE
  • She registered her career best T20I score in her last outing: 93(60)
  • She’s the 2nd highest run-getter in T20Is since the start of last year: Inns- 35 | Runs- 900 | Avg- 32
  • She was UAE’s leading run-getter during the Asia Cup last year: Inns- 5 | Runs- 102 | Avg- 26

BAT:

Vishmi Gunaratne (SL), RHB:

  • She’ll bat in the top order for SL A, most likely at No. 3
  • She represented SL in both the U19 WC & T20 WC earlier this year
  • She was SL U19s’ leading run-getter during the U19 WC: Inns- 5 | Runs- 134 | Avg- 45

Kavisha Egodage (UAE), RHB/OS:

  • She’ll slot in at No. 3 and will also chip in with 2-3 overs of off spin
  • She’s the leading run-getter in T20Is since the start of last year: Inns- 34 | Runs- 953 | Avg- 45
  • She’s scored 30 or more in 6 of her last 9 T20I outings
  • She had the best batting average by an UAE batter during last year’s Asia Cup: Inns- 5 | Runs- 84 | Avg- 28

Differential:

Khushi Sharma (UAE), RHB/RAM:

  • She’ll bowl at least 3 overs and will be batting at No. 5
  • She’s  UAE’s highest wicket-taker this year: Inns- 10 | Wkts- 13 | Avg- 14 | SR- 15
  • She’s been amongst the wickets in 8 of her last 10 T20I outings

AR:

Esha Oza (UAE), RHB/OS:

  • She’ll open the batting for UAE alongside bowling her full quota of overs, including a couple in the PP
  • She’s the 3rd highest run-getter in T20Is since the start of last year: Inns- 32 | Runs- 845 | Avg- 30
  • She holds the record for the 2nd highest individual score in T20Is: 158*
  • She put on an excellent all-round performance in her previous T20I outing: 38(35) & 4-0-19-3

Dewmi Vihanga (SL), RHB/OS:

  • She’ll slot in the middle order, and will be bowling her full quota of overs including an over or 2 at the death
  • She was SL U19s’ leading wicket-taker during the U19 WC: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 9 | Avg- 13 | SR- 13
  • She was SL U19s’ 2nd highest run-getter during the U19 WC: Inns- 5 | Runs- 113 | Avg- 23
  • She recently took on Bangladesh while representing SLCXI, and returned with impressive figures of 4-0-13-1

Vaishnave Mahesh (UAE), RALB:

  • She’s UAE’s leading wicket-taker since the start of last year: Inns- 35 | Wkts- 41 | Avg- 13 | SR- 17
  • She’s gone wicketless just once across her previous 8 T20I outings
  • She returned with the best bowling figures in the match when UAE took on SL during the Asia Cup last season: 4-0-15-3

Malsha Shehani (SL), RHB/OS:

  • She’s already made 12 T20I appearances for the senior side
  • She’ll do the finisher’s role with the bat, coming in at 6/7 and is expected to bowl her full quota of overs
  • Her career best bowling figures came during last year’s Asia Cup: 1.5-0-2-4

Differential:

Samaira Dharnidharka (UAE), RHB/RAM:

  • She returned with excellent figures of 3-0-18-2 when UAE met SL during the Asia Cup last year
  • She was UAE U19s’ 2nd highest wicket-taker during the U19 WC earlier this year: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 19 | SR- 14
  • She’s picked 8 wickets at an impressive average of 15.37 across her last 7 T20I outings

BOWL:

Sathya Sandeepani (SL), RHB/RAM:

  • The SL A skipper is listed in the bowling section, but she’s a very good all-rounder
  • Expect her to lead from the front with both bat and ball
  • She made her T20I debut during the T20 WC in 2020
  • She represented SL during the last edition of South Asian Games and had put on an exceptional all-round performance in one of the games: 96(48)* & 4-0-23-2

Sachini Nisansala (SL), LAO:

  • She’ll be the frontline left arm spinner for SL A throughout this competition
  • She’s already made 5 T20I appearances and her career best figures read 2.1-0-10-2
  • She has a good record in her short T20 career: Inns- 10 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 21 | SR- 26

SL vs UAE Safe Captaincy Picks:

Sathya Sandeepani (SL), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

Esha Oza (UAE), All Rounder- RHB/OS

SL vs UAE Differential Captaincy Picks:

Dewmi Vihanga (SL), All Rounder- RHB/OS

Theertha Satish (UAE), Batter- LHB

SL vs UAE Base Team:

WK: Theertha Satish

BAT: Vishmi Gunaratne, Kavisha Egodage

AR: Esha Oza, Dewmi Vihanga, Malsha Shehani, Vaishnave Mahesh

BOWL: Sathya Sandeepani, Sachini Nisansala

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