West Indies choose to bat with one change; Mandhana, Vaidya in for India

Toss West Indies selected to bat vs India

West Indies captain Hayley Matthews opted to bat once more after doing the identical in opposition to England of their opening recreation. They made one change by bringing in offspinner Karishma Ramharack for left-arm-spinning allrounder Zaida James, who went for 22 runs from her two overs within the loss to England.
India bought a lift with the return of vice-captain Smriti Mandhana after recovering from a finger harm she had picked up through the warm-ups which made her miss their opening conflict reverse Pakistan. Mandhana got here in for Yastika Bhatia, and India additionally introduced in legspinning allrounder Devika Vaidya for Harleen Deol, who would not bowl as a lot.

Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who shall be future Mumbai Indians team-mates together with her counterpart Matthews, stated India additionally wished to bat first, after chasing down a complete in opposition to Pakistan three days in the past.

There are robust winds in and across the Newlands, of 45-60kmh and the temperature was a bit cooler than the earlier days. The sq. boundaries are nearly equivalent – 60-61 metres – and the one straight down was round 71 meters. The pitch continued to have huge snake-like marks and Ian Bishop and WV Raman on the pitch report anticipated or not it’s dry and of help to spinners.

India: 1 Shafali Verma, 2 Smriti Mandhana, 3 Jemimah Rodrigues, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), 5 Richa Ghosh (wk), 6 Devika Vaidya, 7 Deepti Sharma, 8 Pooja Vastrakar, 9 Radha Yadav, 10 Rajeshwari Gayakwad, 11 Renuka Thakur

West Indies: 1 Hayley Matthews (capt), 2 Stafanie Taylor, 3 Shemaine Campbelle, 4 Shabika Gajnabi, 5 Chinelle Henry, 6 Chedean Nation, 7 Afy Fletcher, 8 Shamilia Connell, 9 Rashada Williams (wk), 10 Shakera Selman, 11 Karishma Ramharack

Source web site: www.espncricinfo.com

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