Shivani Shukla ∙ Oct 1 2022, 8:00 PM

PAK-W vs ML-W Match Preview, Key Players, Cricket Exchange Fantasy Tips


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Pakistan Women will square off against Malaysia Women in the 3rd match of Women’s Asia Cup 2022 at the Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh on Sunday, October 2. 

Pakistan Women's last international appearance came in the Commonwealth Games 2022, where they failed to win a single game and were knocked out of the tournament in the early phase. 

Heading into the continental tournament, Pakistan Women will be hoping to bury the disappointment of their recent past and make a fresh start in the Asia Cup. Nida Dar, Sidra Nawaz, and skipper Bismah Maroof will be their key players.

Speaking of Malaysia Women, the team recently registered a thumping series win against Singapore Women in the Saudari Cup. The likes of Mas Elysa, Elsa Hunter and Ainna Hamizah Hashim will be the players to keep a bet on. 

Playing their opening fixture in the tournament, both Pakistan Women and Malaysia Women would look to gain early momentum in the tournament by getting off to a victorious start. All in all, an enthralling T20 game beckons at Sylhet.

Key Players 

Nida Dar: She is one of the most experienced all-rounders and will play a key role in Pakistan's success in the tournament. In 101 T20I innings, she has picked 106 wickets. While with the bat, she has garnered 1343 runs. 

Bismah Maroof: The Pakistan southpaw has accumulated over 2300 runs in 117 T20I appearances. She also has 36 wickets to her name in the shortest format of the game. 

Winifred Duraisingam: The Malaysia captain has been one of the most consistent run-getters for her side. She has mustered 591 runs and picked 22 wickets in the 36 T20I matches. 

Match Details 

  • Venue: Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Date & Time: 2nd October at 8:30 AM IST. 
  • Live Broadcast: Star Sports Network 
  • Live Commentary: CREX  

Pitch Report 

The pitch at Sylhet will aid the batters, allowing them to pile up huge runs. Bowlers can use variations to scalp wickets here. Spinners will be the key at this venue and the team winning the toss is likely to bowl first.

Cricket Exchange Fantasy Tips

Wicket-Keeper: Muneeba Ali 
Batters: Elsa Hunter, Bismah Maroof, Aliya Riaz, Ainna Hamizah 
All-Rounders: Mas Elysa, Nida Dar, Winifred Duraisingam
Bowlers: Sasha Azmi, Diana Baig, Aiman Anwar  

Captain: Nida Dar
Vice-Captain: Winifred Duraisingam

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