We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Playing XIs for Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
Bangladesh: Murshida Khan, Disha Biswas, Fargana Hoque, Nigar Sultana (c & wk), Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Salma Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Nahida Akter, Fariha Trisna, Marufa Akter
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Harshitha Madavi, Vishmi Gunaratne, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Oshadi Ranasinghe, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasuriya
Pitch Report for Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Women’s World Cup 2023
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
(Based on the last three games before the WC)
1st innings average score: 125
2nd innings average score: 119
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Inoka Ranaweera’s numbers at Newlands are impressive. She has taken 4 wickets at a strike rate of 9, maintaining an economy of 7 RPO. Against Bangladesh, she has taken 9 wickets in only five games.
In the T20Is between these teams, Chamari Athapaththu is the top run-getter: 153 runs at a strike rate of 131. At the venue, she has the best score of 68 off 50.
Between them against Sri Lanka, Jahanara Alam and Rumana Ahmed took 15 wickets.
Since 2022, Nigar Sultana (376 runs at 28) and Murshida Khan (352 runs at 27) have been doing bulk of the scoring for Bangladesh.
Anushka Sanjeewani’s Best11 percentage reads 100 in the last five outings. Her glove work especially has been fetching more fantasy points.
In the last three games at the venue before the WC, spinners accounted for 36% of the wickets.