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Editor’s Pick(Women’s Cricket): New Zealand - Pakistan

All the teams have played four matches as of today. Australia is on top now with four wins from four matches. With an excellent run rate of +1.3530, they have shown why are on top with their performance so far. Second on the table is India with four out of four wins too, but a lower run rate of +0.9140.

England is third with three wins from four matches. New Zealand and South Africa have two wins. Sri Lanka, Pakistan and West Indies are yet to open their score account.

New Zealand meet Pakistan. A NZ win could put them third on the table.

That’s enough preamble for now. Here’s my lineup.

Batsmen
Ayesha Zafar
Nahida Khan
Katie Perkins
Javeria Khan
Amy Satterthwaite

Bowlers
Holly Huddleston
Leigh Kasperek
Lea Tahuhu
Nashra Sandhu

WK
Rachel Priest
Sidra Nawaz

I would love to have Sana Mir and Suzie Bates on my list. My alternate lineup is based on the players’ recent performance

WK
-Rachel Priest

AR
-Suzie Bates
-Sana Mir

Bowlers
-Leigh Kasperek
-Holly Huddleston
-Lea Tahuhu
-Sadia Yousuf

Batsmen
-Nahida Khan
-Javeria Khan
-Katie Perkins
-Ayesha Zafar

Both Sana Mir and Suzie Bates cost 11. It is a tough choice. I removed Amy and added Katie and Ayesha, cos I was running out of points.

What do you think?
Indu


P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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