We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Pitch Report for India Women vs Sri Lanka Women
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 127
2nd innings average score: 103
Type: Slow wicket with plenty of help for spinners.
Probable Playing XIs for India & Sri Lanka
Probable XI for India: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Richa Ghosh (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Renuka Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Probable XI for Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Harshitha Madavi, Hasini Perera, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Malsha Shehani, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasuriya
In the three matches she featured in the Ultimate Team, Oshadi Ranasinghe’s all-round performances read 11 runs and 3 for 32, 23 runs and 1 for 5, and 26 runs and 1 for 32.
Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s last two bowling figures read 2 for 8 and 2 for 10, not only striking at regular intervals but also keeping the scoring in check. Her best figures against Sri Lanka read 3 for 24.
In her last 5 games, Kavisha Dilhari has managed 6 wickets. Although her performances with the bat have not been significant of late, she can be handy in the middle overs with her boundary-hitting skills.
In the four matches she has played in the league, Harmanpreet Kaur has provided bonus points for two thirty-run scores. In 2022, she has scored 376 runs at an average of 34 and a strike rate of 118.
Inoka Ranaweera is the second-highest wicket-taker of the edition. Her 12 wickets have come at an average of 9, also generating bonus fantasy points for maintaining an economy of 4.5 RPO.
The opening pair of Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma have added 208 runs. In addition to her hard-hitting skills, Shafali has provided vital points with her part-time bowling: 3 wickets in 2 innings.
With a whopping 250 points to her name, Deepti Sharma is the top fantasy player in the tournament. She has been a part of the Ultimate Team in all 7 games, having taken 13 wickets and registering a top score of 64.
For Sri Lanka, Harshitha Madavi has collected the most points. She has scored 201 runs at an incredible average of 29. Against India, she has a top score of 26.
Jemimah Rodrigues has been at the peak of her form in 2022. She has scored 433 at a superior average of 62 and a strike rate of 126. In the Asia Cup, for her 215 runs, she sits at the top of the runs chart.
Fantasy Tip of The Day
Given Sri Lanka’s inconsistency, making a 7-4 fantasy team combination in favour of India is likely to be more beneficial. Moreover, none of the top five wicket-takers in the tournament is a pacer. The spinners have ruled the roost through and through.