Here’s a look at the qualification scenarios for the semifinal with both India and Barbados in contention.
The Indian team has arrived at Edgbaston. A virtual knockout awaits.
After a harrowing defeat to Australia in the first match, India bounced back in style with a thumping win over Pakistan eight-wicket win over Pakistan.
Harmanpreet Kaur’s side has battled COVID-related selection issues during its first couple of games in T20 cricket’s first appearance in the Commonwealth Games.
On Wednesday, a virtual knockout clash against Barbados which is featuring in its first-ever international competition will settle India’s fate in the tournament. With both sides stranded on two points after two games apiece, the winner will take a semifinal spot behind Australia from Group A.
While India starts favourite, the Barbados challenge cannot be taken lightly. India will be hopeful that all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar will be available for the crucial match after recovering from COVID-19 recently.
India vs Barbados Squads
IND-W vs BAR-W Predicted XI
India XI: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh
Barbados XI: Hayley Matthews (c), Deandra Dottin, Kycia Knight (wk), Kyshona Knight, Aaliyah Alleyne, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury, Shanika Bruce, Shakera Selman, Kelia Elliot, Shamilia Connell.
India vs Barbados Dream11 Fantasy Team
Wicketkeepers: Kycia Knight
Batters: Deandra Dottin, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma
Bowlers: Hayley Matthews (vc), Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar
Bowlers: Shamilia Connell, Renuka Singh, Aaliyah Alleyne
India Women: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Sabbhineni Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Yastika Bhatia(w), Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Taniya Bhatia, Harleen Deol
Barbados Women: Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews(c), Kycia Knight(w), Aaliyah Alleyne, Kyshona Knight, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Shamilia Connell, Keila Elliott, Shanika Bruce, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams, Shaunte Carrington, Shai Carrington
When and where to watch India vs Barbados T20I, Commonwealth Games 2022 Live?
The Commonwealth Games 2022 T20I match between India and Barbados will be aired LIVE on the Sony Sports Network at 10:30 PM IST on August 3, 2022. The match will also be streamed LIVE on the SonyLIV app