Match and Pitch Condition
Weather: The weather is expected to be clear with the maximum temperature expected to be 23°C during the match.
Pitch Condition: As in all other matches of the series, the pitch is expected to assist the fast bowlers. If India women bat first, expect the score to be 300+ and if Zimbabwe women bat first, the score is expected to be 100-150 runs.
- Having already qualified for the finals, they might test their bench strength.
- They are expected to bring in Poonam Yadav in place of Ekta Bisht or Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
- Also, either Shikha Pandey or Jhulan Goswami can be rested for Mansi Joshi.
- Rest of the lineup is expected to be same.
- They might bring in their lead bowler Nomatter Mutasa for this clash.
- Apart from that, rest of the squad is expected to be same that performed well against Ireland Women.
Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)
India Women: Deepti Sharma, Poonam Raut, Mona Meshram, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj (c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey/Mansi Joshi, Jhulan Goswami, Sushma Verma (wk), Rajeshwari Gayakwad/Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav.
Zimbabwe Women: Loren Tshuma, Chipo Mugeri, Modester Mupachikwa (wk), Anesu Mushangwe, Sharne Mayers (c), Mary-Anne Musonda, Pellagia Mujaji/Esther Mbofana, Precious Marange, Josephine Nkomo, Tasmeen Granger, Nomatter Mutasa.
- At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first one is the more likely option.
My Dream11 pick
If Zimbabwe Bat first:
If India Bat first:
India Women: Deepti Sharma, Poonam Raut, Mona Meshram, Mithali Raj (c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma (wk), Mansi Joshi, Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Nuzhat Parween (wk), Devika Vaidya.
Zimbabwe Women: Loren Tshuma, Modester Mupachikwa (wk), Chipo Mugeri, Anesu Mushangwe, Mary-Anne Musonda, Pellagia Mujaji, Sharne Mayers (c), Precious Marange, Chiedza Dhururu (wk), Josephine Nkomo, Tasmeen Granger, Esther Mbofana, Nomatter Mutasa, Nomvelo Sibanda, Audrey Mazvishaya.