Barbados Women go up against Pakistan Women in Group A of the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday, July 29, at Edgbaston, Birmingham from 11:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).  

The Barbados women’s cricket team will face India, Pakistan, and Australia in the group stage of the tournament. A mix of international stars and rookie domestic players will represent Barbados in this tournament. Deandra Dottin and Hayley Mathews have been prolific for West Indies Women and will be the key players for the hosts against Pakistan. Barbados are the only cricket team from the Caribbean to qualify for the Commonwealth Games 2022.

The Pakistan women’s cricket team beat Ireland by 13 runs (DLS Method) in their last T20I match. The hosts scored 92/5 in the first innings after the game was reduced to 14 overs. Muneeba Ali top-scored with 29 runs. Ireland Women could only manage 83/6 in the second innings. Nida Dar, Fatima Sana, and Tuba Hussain picked one wicket each for the Pakistan side. Muneeba Ali scored 52 runs in three games in Ireland’s Tri-Nation Women’s T20I series.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women Commonwealth Games 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Barbados Women: 2.24, Pakistan Women: 1.63

Bet365 odds: Barbados Women: 2.30, Pakistan Women: 1.61

Betwinner odds: Barbados Women: 2.29, Pakistan Women: 1.61

10CRIC odds: Barbados Women: 2.10, Pakistan Women: 1.55

Betway odds: Barbados Women: 2.20, Pakistan Women: 1.61

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women head-to-head

Barbados Women and Pakistan Women will play each other for the first time.

Pakistan Women have won two of their last five matches; three games were abandoned.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women probable playing XI

Barbados Women: Hayley Matthews (captain), Deandra Dottin, Kyshona Knight, Kycia Knight (wicket-keeper), Shai Carrington, Alisa Scantlebury, Shamilia Connell, Aaliyah Alleyne, Shakera Selman, Shanika Bruce, Keila Elliott.

Pakistan Women: Omaima Sohail, Iram Javed, Muneeba Ali (wicket-keeper), Bismah Maroof (captain), Ayesha Naseem, Aliya Riaz, Kainat Imtiaz, Diana Baig, Anam Amin, Tuba Hassan, Fatima Sana.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women top picks

Barbados Women: Deandra Dottin will be the top pick from the Barbadian side. Dottin has scored 2681 runs in 124 innings in WT20Is. The right-handed batter has also scored two centuries and 12 half-centuries in this format. The 31-year-old has also picked 61 wickets at an economy of 6.27.

Pakistan Women: Bismah Maroof will be the player to watch out for from the Pakistan side. The left-handed batter has scored 2336 runs at an average of 27.8 in this format. Maroof has also 11 half-centuries in WT20Is. Maroof has also picked 36 wickets at an economy of 5.62.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women Commonwealth Games 2022 prediction 

Pakistan are clear favourites going into the game against Barbados. The Women in Green have been doing well in international cricket and are a well-balanced unit. 

Barbados will go into the game as underdogs. The visitors have a bunch of talented players but lack the firepower to beat a strong Pakistan side.

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women Commonwealth Games 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 24°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 53%

Wind: 7 km/h