We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
New Zealand: Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Suzie Bates, Georgia Plimmer, Amelia Kerr, Sophie Devine (c), Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr, Eden Carson, Frans Jonas
Bangladesh: Shamima Sultana (wk), Murshida Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Nigar Sultana (c), Shorna Akter, Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Nahida Akter, Marufa Akter, Fahima Khatun, Salma Khatun
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 136
2nd innings average score: 122
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for spin
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 66%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
For New Zealand, Amelia Kerr and Sophie Devine are the leading run-scorers against Bangladesh. While Kerr has added 126 runs at 63, Devine has collected 123 runs at 31.
Meanwhile, Hayley Jensen (8) and Lea Tahuhu (8) have taken the most wickets against Bangladesh. While Jensen’s best figures are 3 for 8, Tahuhu’s best effort reads 4 for 6.
For Bangladesh, Ritu Moni and Salma Khatun have collectively bagged 10 wickets between them in four outings against New Zealand.
Marufa Akter has started her T20I career on a promising note by not going wicketless for four consecutive games. When she last bowled at Cape Town, she finished with a three-for.
Although Nigar Sultana has managed only 31 runs in four innings against New Zealand, she is Bangladesh’s leading run-getter (89) for the tournament.
Rumana Ahmed has managed only 32 runs in four games against New Zealand.