India may have power to burn once they tackle Australia within the Girls’s Twenty20 International Cup decider, after their semi-final in opposition to England used to be washed out through rain, captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated on Saturday.
Undefeated India head into Sunday’s conflict on the Melbourne Cricket Flooring after an eight-day smash since their closing workforce fit in opposition to Sri Lanka.
First-time finalists India had been a revelation since kicking off their excursion six weeks in the past with a five-wicket loss to a neighborhood number of B’ gamers in Sydney, the primary fit on Australian soil for many of the Indian squad.
However they disillusioned protecting champions Australia within the event opener at Sydney Showgrounds and feature been untroubled since, with 16-year-old sensation Shafali Verma main from the entrance with batting firepower.
Opener Verma has scored 161 runs to best India’s batting and leads the event with a fierce strike-rate, additionally of 161.
Dream 11 Pointers: The MCG pitch is anticipated to be falt so you’ll be able to select extra batters than bowlers.
Captain: Meg Lanning
The Aussie skipper brings together with her an enjoy of taking part in in four T20 International Cup finals. She performed a an important knock of unbeaten 49 within the semifinal in opposition to South Africa and would glance to be amongst runs within the giant conflict as smartly.
Vice-captain: Smriti Mandhana
The famous person India batter has blown cold and hot within the event to this point, then again, she positive is huge fit gamers and would glance to complete the International Cup with a large ranking. She has a median of greater than 40 in opposition to Australia in T20Is.
The sensational India opener has now not flopped in any of the video games to this point within the event. Shafali has been answerable for giving India brisk get started within the Powerplays together with her power-hitting. She neglected out on a half-century at the closing 2 events and would glance to get one the large day.
The Australian opener’s closing 3 ratings learn 28, 60 and 81* and thus she walks in routinely into the Dram 11.
She picked three wickets within the event opener in opposition to Australia and has been bowling with self-discipline within the event. With the Indian spinners taking the limelight off her, Shikha may as soon as once more draw consideration against her within the last.
Dream 11: Shafali Verma, Meg Lanning (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Beth Mooney, Alyssa Healy(WK), Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, Shikha Pandey