India A women will be taking a trip down under to face Australia A women’s side for three ODIs and three T20Is. The first One-Day game will take place at the Allan Border Field on December 12. The series would be a perfect platform for the pool of talent from both cricketing nations to make a statement right before the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Veda Krishnamurthy will be leading the India A side for the upcoming series.
Australia A Women | Team Combination
The hosts have two separate squads for ODIs and T20s. No such injury updates are there to be reported about. Georgia Redmayne, Bridgett Patterson and Villani should be the core members of the team.
Molly Strano, Ana Sutherland and Vakarewa are likely to be in charge of the bowling department.
Squad- Maitlan Brown, Erin Burns, Annabel Sutherland, Sammy Jo Johnson, Molly Strano, Josie Dooley, Belinda Vakarewa, Heather Graham, Elyse Villani, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Phoebe Litchfield, Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson.
India A Women | Team Combination
Teenage sensation, Shafali Verma should be opening the innings alongside Priya Punia. The skipper Veda Krishnamurthy and Yastika Bhatia would take the onus of handling the middle order. Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy and Mansi Joshi should be in charge of the bowling attack.
Squad- Veda Krishnamurthy (c), Shafali Verma, Mansi Joshi, Arundhati Reddy, Devika Vaidya, Manali Dakshini, D Hemalatha, T P Kanwar, Renuka Singh, Tanusree Sarkar, Sushma Verma, Anuja Patil, Priya Punia, Nuzhat Parween.
Australia A Women- Georgia Redmayne, Bridgett Patterson, Molly Strano, E Villani, Tahlia McGrath, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Heather Graham, Erin Burns, B Vakarewa, Amanda Wellington, Ana Sutherland.
India A Women- Sushma Verma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Priya Punia, Y Bhatia, D Vaidya, Shafali Verma, Dayalan Hemlatha, Anuja Patil, Mansi Joshi, Arundhati Reddy, T Kanwer/M Dakshini.
Dream11 Tips and Prediction
Elyse Villani has scored over 600 runs in her last 30 ODIs and will be lethal in the middle order for Australia A.
Molly Strano made an impact in her last three WBBL games by scalping nine wickets under her belt.
15-year-old Shafali Verma has caught the eye of one and all and could have a thing or two more to prove on Australian soil. Verma has scored 222 runs from her last nine T20 innings for India while having two fifties under her belt with a strike rate of 142.
Priya Punia has also been in good touch for India as she has ended up scoring 175 runs from 5 ODI innings at an average of 43.75.
Wicket-keeper: G Redmayne
Batsmen: Veda Krishnamurthy, Shafali Verma (C), B Patterson
All-rounders: H Graham, T McGrath, S-Jo-Johnson, Erin Burns
Bowlers: Mansi Joshi, M Strano (VC), A Sutherland
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