Date & Time: Saturday, February 29, 05:30 IST
Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne, Australia
New Zealand Women Probable XI:
Rachel Priest (wk), Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Maddy Green, Katey Martin, Amelia Kerr, Hayley Jensen, Anna Peterson, Leigh Kasperek, Lea Tahuhu, Rosemary Mair
Bangladesh Women Probable XI:
Shamima Sultana, Murshida Khatun, Sanjida Islam, Nigar Sultana (wk), Fargana Hoque, Rumana Ahmed, Fahima Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Salma Khatun (c), Khadija Tul Kubra, Nahida Akter.
The Junction oval has been a decent one to bat on in T20Is since 2018. An average score of 143 is scored in the first innings with an average of 6 wickets per innings. The spinners have been way successful than the pacers at this venue with 35 wickets at a balls/wkt ratio of 17.0 whereas the pacers have bagged 24 wickets at a balls/wkt ratio of 24.7. Clearly the spinners have had the advantage at this venue.
Sophie Devine has a PPM of 100.8 in the last three months with an MDTA of 1.25. At the venue also she has been among the points, her PPM of 73.0 and MDTA of 1.5 suggests that
Amelia Kerr has a PPM of 55.3 in the last three months with an MDTA of 1.11, Just like Devine, her venue record is also impressive with a PPM of 56.0 and MDTA of 2.0
Salma Khatun has a PPM of 45.67 in the last three months and she has been a part of the dream team in all the matches.