The 2nd Semi-Final Match of the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy 2021 will be played between Railways Women and Bengal Women on 1st April at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium B in Rajkot.
The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM local time and IST.
Railways Women will take on Bengal Women in the 2nd Semi-Final clash of the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy 2021 on Thursday. Railways Women are still unbeaten in this tournament, having topped the Elite Group B standings with 16 points. They went on to beat Odisha Women by 68 runs in the 2nd Quarter-Final to cement their spot in the Semi-Finals.
The side now looks even formidable with the return of India Women ODI skipper Mithali Raj and most of the players are who were part of the India Women Squad are back in action. Thirush Kammi is the leading run-scorer for Railways and she is the player to watch out for in the Semi-Final encounter.
On the other hand, Bengal Women beat Madhya Pradesh Women by 28 runs in the 4th Quarter-Final to confirm their Semi-Final ticket. With a responsible knock from Deepthi Sharma, they set a reasonable target of 206 and defended well, and eventually won the game by 26 runs in the end.
Prior to that, they finished 2nd in the Elite B Group standings with 12 points, winning 3 of their 4 matches played in the league stages. Now they take on Railways Women and need to break their winning streak to qualify for the Finals to be played on 4th April.
RAI-W vs BEN-W Weather Report for 2nd Semi-Final:
It will be hot and sunny in Rajkot on Thursday with the maximum temperature clocking 41 degrees and the minimum temperature is predicted to be 27 degrees Celsius. The humidity will be 31 percent and there is no chance of precipitation for this match.
It’s a good wicket to bat on initially. The teams who have batted first posted 200 plus scores in the last 5 matches and won all of them by good margins.
Average first innings score:
245 (Last 5 matches played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 0, Lost – 5, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
RAI-W vs BEN-W Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Sabbineni Meghana, Thirush Kamini, Nuzhat Parween (wk), Punam Raut, Mithali Raj (c), Sneh Rana, Shweta Mane, Arundhati Reddy, Dayalan Hemalatha, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Kshama Singh, Dayalan Hemalatha, Mona Meshram, Anjali Sarvani, Ravi Kalpana, Tanusree Sarkar, Shubhlakshmi Sharma, Ekta Bisht, Megha Singh, Preeti Bose
Mita Paul, Deepti Sharma, Aparna Mondal (wk), Rumeli Dhar (c), Parna Paul, Mamta Kisku, Richa Ghosh, Prativa Rana, Gouher Sultana, Rukmoni Roy, Shrayosi Aich
Ankita Chakraborty, Bristi Maji, Gayatri Mal, Titas Sadhu, Nisha Maji, Rupa Dutta, Kashish Agarwal, Paramitha Roy, Antara Jan, Saika Ishaque, Shreya Khara, Dipa Das, Tithi Das, Sushmitha Ganguly, Jhulan Goswami, Dhara Gujjar, Jhumia Khatun
RAI-W vs BEN-W Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Thirush Kamini batted well in the 2nd Quarter-Final against the Odisha Women, scoring 70 runs at a strike rate of 72.91 which includes 10 fours. She is the leading run-scorer for Railways Women in this tournament with 310 runs in 4 innings at an average of 155.
India Women ODI skipper Mithali Raj stood strong in the Quarter-Finals and played a vital role in setting a target of above 275 against Odisha Women, scoring 68 runs from 87 balls which included 4 fours and a six.
Sneh Rana played an aggressive knock in the Quarter-Finals clash against Odisha Women, scoring 57 runs from 45 balls which include 9 fours. Overall she has scored 99 runs in 3 matches at an average of 33 and she even picked up 15 wickets in 6 matches at an economy of 3.04.
A lot of credit has to be given to Deepti Sharma for her responsible innings in the Quarter-Finals against Madhya Pradesh Women, scoring 94 runs from 142 balls which included 12 fours, and also picked up 3 wickets as well.
Gouher Sultana bowled a good spell in the Quarter-Finals match against Madhya Pradesh Women, picking up 3 wickets by conceding just 22 runs. She is the leading wicket-taker for Bengal Women with 9 wickets in 6 matches at an economy of 17.55.
Parna Paul is the leading run-scorer for Bengal Women in this competition, scoring 299 runs in 6 matches at an average of 59.8. She is a good pick for your Dream11 fantasy team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Mithali Raj, Thirush Kamini, Sneh Rana
Vice-Captain Options – Deepti Sharma, Parna Paul, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RAI-W vs BEN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Aparna Mondal, Nuzhat Parween
Batters – Mamta Kisku, Thirush Kamini, Mithali Raj (c)
All-Rounders – Deepti Sharma (vc), Rumeli Dhar, Dayalan Hemalatha
Bowlers – Gouher Sultana, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RAI-W vs BEN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Parna Paul (vc), Nuzhat Parween
Batters – Richa Ghosh, Prativa Rana, Thirush Kamini (c)
All-Rounders – Mita Paul, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana
Bowlers – Rukmoni Roy, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav
Deepti Sharma is a must-pick player for your Dream11 fantasy team as she performed really well with both bat and ball in the Quarter-Finals.
Today’s RAI-W vs BEN-W Probable Winners:
Railways Women are expected to win this match.
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