Pakistan easily won the T20I series by a 2-0 margin after winning both matches. They will aim to win this match and completely dominate the opposition in the T20Is. They may also experiment with different combinations in their starting XI. Sri Lanka will need to win the match to reclaim some pride and confidence ahead of the ODI series. Despite the fact that it is a dead rubber, both teams will be looking to win this match in order to gain momentum for the upcoming ODIs.
The 3rd T20I between Pakistan Women vs Sri Lanka Women will take place on May 28th, 2022 at Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi.
Match Details to Note
Match: Pakistan Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 3rd T20I, Sri Lanka Women Tour of Pakistan 2022
Date: May 28, 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Venue: Southend Club Cricket Stadium, Karachi
Pakistan Women vs Sri Lanka Women Team Previews
Pakistan cruised along comfortably in the small chase of 107 runs. Muneeba Ali and Iram Javed both scored 18 runs, albeit in different ways, but were quickly dismissed as they were struggling at 45/3. Bismah Mahroof (28 runs) and Nida Dar (32* runs) combined for a 51-run partnership to win the chase.
Anam Amin began the match by dismissing Chamari Athapaththu and finished with 4-0-21-3 figures. Tuba Hassan and Nida Dar bowled well and each took a wicket in the middle overs. Aiman Anwer and Fatima Sana also bowled well and each took a wicket, so all five Pakistani bowlers took a wicket in the match.
The top players of Pakistan Women to watch for in this match are Anam Amin, Tuba Hassan, Nida Dar.
Pakistan Women Squad
Muneeba Ali (wk), Gull Feroza, Iram Javed, Bismah Maroof (c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Tuba Hassan, Aiman Anwer, Anam Amin, Omaima Sohail, Diana Baig, Kainat Imtiaz, Sadia Iqbal
Predicted XI: Muneeba Ali (wk), Gull Feroza, Iram Javed, Bismah Maroof (c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Tuba Hassan, Aiman Anwer, Anam Amin
Sri Lanka’s batting never really got going, finishing with just 102/6 in 20 overs. Madavi (25 runs), Hasini Perera (35 runs), and Nilakshi De Silva (25 runs) all got starts, but their innings never got going, and they finished with a score below par for the second time in a row.
Oshadi Ranasinghe, Achini Kulasuriya, and Inoka Ranaweera each took a wicket, for a total of 9.1-0-50-3. Kavisha Dilhari and Sugandika Kumari bowled reasonably under 6.5 RPO but never threatened to derail the chase at any point.
The top players of Sri Lanka Women to watch for in this match are Oshadi Ranasinghe, Nilakshi De Silva, Sugandika Kumari.
Sri Lanka Women Squad
Chamari Athapaththu (c), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Madavi, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasuriya, Imesha Dulani, Prasadani Weerakkody, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sachini Nisansala
Predicted XI: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Madavi, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasuriya
Pakistan Women vs Sri Lanka Women Toss Prediction
Pakistan won both matches by chasing the target, and both captains are expected to bowl first if they win the toss.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch in Karachi has been slower, with uneven bounce and natural variation to help the bowlers. Batters must work hard and score as many runs as possible in the first innings. On this pitch, any score above 150 runs will be difficult to chase.
According to weather forecasters, Karachi will have a sunny and hot climate on match day, with little to no chance of rain.
Pakistan Women vs Sri Lanka Women Match Prediction
Sri Lanka played a rematch of the first game and never really challenged Pakistan. Pakistan dominated the chase for the second time in a row, thanks to an all-round performance with bat and ball. To give their team a boost, Sri Lanka must play more sensibly and try to bat effectively at the top. Pakistan is expected to win this match and the series 3-0.
Pakistan Women is the favourite to beat Sri Lanka Women at the odds of 1.35.
- Sri Lanka has scored 108/8 and 102/6 in the two matches so far.
- Pacers took four wickets in the first game, while spinners took eight.
- Both teams lost one wicket in the first over and two wickets each in the power play.