Mount Maunganui: The Indian ladies’s cricket staff will start their ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 marketing campaign with a high-profile match towards arch-rivals Pakistan on the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Sunday.
Twice has given a crushing defeat within the World Cup
This would be the third encounter between the 2 groups on the World Cup stage and India will look to beat Pakistan for the third time. Earlier each the groups had confronted one another within the 2009 and 2013 World Cups, wherein India defeated Pakistan in a one-sided trend. In 2009, the place India received by 10 wickets, in 2013 by six wickets.
India’s tenth and Pakistan’s fifth World Cup
Both the groups are but to win the World Cup title, however India have made it to the finals of 2005 and 2017. Where India is taking part in its tenth Women’s World Cup. At the identical time, Pakistan has landed on this platform for the fifth time.
Unbeaten in ODIs, bought solely 2 defeats in T20
Talking concerning the general figures between the 2 groups, they’ve performed 10 ODIs and 11 T20 matches amongst themselves, wherein India has received 10 out of 10 ODIs and 9 out of 11 T20 matches. Six T20 matches are of the World Cup, out of which India has received 4 and Pakistan has received two.
The Indian ladies’s cricket staff might have misplaced their final ODI collection 4-1 to New Zealand in February, however they’ve received each their warm-up matches towards South Africa and the West Indies forward of the World Cup. The largest optimistic for India is the return of their star batsmen Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur to type.
Left-handed Smriti Mandhana hit a scintillating half-century towards West Indies, whereas Harmanpreet Kaur hit a scintillating century towards South Africa. The Mithali Raj-led Indian ladies’s staff will even depend upon veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami, who’s the best wicket-taker in ladies’s ODI cricket, for fulfillment with the ball.
On the opposite hand, the Pakistani ladies’s cricket staff has additionally received each their warm-up matches towards hosts New Zealand and Bangladesh. Middle-order batsman Alia Riaz has been in advantageous type, scoring over 40 runs in every of the final 5 ODIs, together with an unbeaten 62 within the warm-up match towards New Zealand. Also skilled gamers Nida Dar and Javeria Khan, together with skipper Bismah Mahroof would be the huge faces for Pakistan within the Women’s World Cup 2022 match towards India.(discuss)