SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy Prediction: South Africa Women vs Pakistan Women 1st ODI – 20 January 2021 (Durban). Both teams are playing their first series after the COVID-19 Pandemic.
South Africa Women will take on Pakistan Women in the 1st game of the 3 game ODI series, which will be played at the Kingsmead in Durban. Both teams are playing their first series after ICC T20 Women’s World Cup 2020.
South Africa is missing a couple of their senior players, but they still have a balanced line-up. Sune Luus is going to lead the side, whereas Marizanne Kapp is back for the hosts. Pakistan is going to be the underdog in this series. Javeria Khan needs to lead the batting, whereas Dar is going to be their main all-rounder. The hosts should dominate in this game.
Pitch Report – The pitch is a very good batting surface, whereas there is a little help for the pacers too.
Match Details :
Time:- 1.30 PM, Ground:- Kingsmead, Durban
Probable XI for both sides:-
South Africa Women – Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty, Anne Bosch, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas.
Pakistan Women – Muneeba Ali, Javeria Khan, Omaima Sohail, Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Sidra Nawaz, Ayesha Zafar, Aiman Anwer, Diana Baig, Anam Amin, Nashra Sandhu.
NOTE:- The stats mentioned are of ODI games.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
M Kapp, S Luus, N Dar, J Khan, and S Ismail.
SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
T Chetty (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Chetty has scored 2534 ODI runs, whereas her average has been 29.81. She is the best pick in this category.
SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy Batters
J Khan (Price 9.5) will be our batter from Pakistan. Khan has scored 2693 ODI runs at an average of 30.60, whereas she has scalped 17 wickets. She is the best batter of this side.
L Wolvaardt (Price 10) and M Du Preez (Price 9) will be our batters from South Africa. Woolvardt has scored 1871 ODI runs, whereas her average has been 45.63. Preez has scored 3239 runs, whereas her average has been 32.71. Both of them are genuine run-scorers.
SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy All-Rounders
N Dar (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Pakistan. Dar has scored 927 ODI runs, whereas she has scalped 68 wickets. She is the main all-rounder of this side.
M Kapp (Price 10) and S Luus (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from South Africa. Kapp has scored 1834 ODI runs, whereas she has scalped 123 wickets in her bowling. Luus has scalped 97 ODI wickets, whereas she has scored 1153 runs as well. Both of them are the ace all-rounders of this side.
SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy Bowlers
S Ismail (Price 9.5) and A Khaka (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from South Africa. Ismail has scalped 136 wickets in 98 ODI games, whereas Khaka has 72 scalps in 60 games. Both of them are the main wicket-takers of this side.
N Sandhu (Price 8.5) and A Amin (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Pakistan. Sandhu has scalped 39 ODI wickets in 31 games, whereas Amin has 29 scalps in 20 games.
[Alternate Changes: L Woolvardt and A Amin out; L Lee and D Baig In]
Match Prediction: South Africa are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Sune Luus and Marizanne Kapp
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
All the captain’s pick + Nida Dar and Laura Wolvaardt
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.