The ACC Women’s Championship has returned after nine years with Malaysia Cricket Association working as the host for the tournament. It commences on June 17 with Bhutan and Nepal playing the curtain-raiser at 12:30 PM IST.
There are 10 participants in the ACC T20 Championship. Malaysia, Bhutan, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates will fight for two spots for the Women’s T20I Asia Cup. In this article, we will take a look at the important details of the Bhutan vs Hong Kong match.
Bhutan: Bhutan team has already played their first game in the ACC Women’s League against Nepal on June 17. The team lost their first match against Nepal by 50 runs. Chasing a total of 94, the team got bowled out for just 44 runs.
Middle-order batter, Tshering Zangmo was the highest scorer with 16 off of 28 and Ngawang Choden came up with 8 off of 16 balls. Bowler, Sonam was their pick of the bowlers with the bowling figure of 4-13-4.
Probable XI: Yeshley Choden, Ngawang Choden, Denchen Wangmo (c), Tshering Zangmo, Sonam Choden, Pema Seldon, Tashi Lhaden, Sonam, Sangay Wangmo, Anju Gurung, Tashi Cheki
Key Players: Sonam, Tshering Zangmo, Dechen Wangmo
Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s record against Bhutan is very good with the former winning both of their games played against them so far. They are yet to play a game in the competition and thus suggesting a playing XI is difficult but the team’s past records tells you that they would be a good challenge to the Bhutan team. The Hong Kong team is coming off a win against the Kuwait Women team.
Probable XI: Mariko Hill, Shanzeen Shahzad, Natasha Miles, Kary Chan(c), Ruchitha Venkatesh, Emma Lai, Betty Chan, Hiu Ying Cheung, Maryam Bibi, Tammy Kary Chan.
Pitch Report: The UKM-YSD Cricket Oval in Bangi has an average score of 57. The temperature at the time of this match would be 27 degrees Celcius which offers a good cricket-playing condition.
Date: 18th June 2022
Venue: UKM-YSD Cricket Oval, Bangi
Time: 12:30 PM IST
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