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09 Nov 2018

Women's World T20: Key players to watch out for

ICC Women's WT20: Which players can shine big?

The Women's ICC World Twenty20 is all set to kick-off at Guyana from later tonight.

The 15-day event sees 10 teams, across the world, battling it out for the ultimate prize.

23 matches are set to be played between November 9-24.

There are several top players who can single-handedly win matches on their day.

Let's have a look at key players.

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ICC Women's WT20: Which players can shine big?
Australia's Alyssa Healy is the best in business

Healy

Australia's Alyssa Healy is the best in business

If there's one batswoman who has the character and chance to dominate the coveted show, it is none other than this Aussie sensation.

Healy is in stupendous form and boasts of five half centuries for her side in the last 8 international matches across the formats.

Healy has played 86 T20Is for Australia with 1,212 runs under her belt.

She will relish the challenge.

Taylor

Stafanie Taylor a superb all-rounder for West Indies

Taylor is the second highest run scorer in Women's T20I history.

The West Indies stalwart is a match-winning all-rounder and has been a top entity in the rankings.

The player brings a lot of experience of playing in global T20 leagues.

Besides all the talk about her all-round skills, her temperament as a leader will be tested, as West Indies are title holders.

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Amid talks about Mandhana, India's skipper Kaur also important

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Amid talks about Mandhana, India's skipper Kaur also important

The focus for India has been on Smriti Mandhana.

But skipper Harman Kaur is also a crucial member of the side.

She is an excellent middle order batsman and has also gained credentials as the skipper.

She has been in top form with the bat.

She will want to express herself as a player as well a leader of this young Indian side.

Tammy Beaumont

England's Tammy Beaumont a special talent

Beaumont recently scripted a fine record after slamming a maiden T20I hundred.

The player may not have many runs under their belt, but she has the talent, which can benefit England massively.

She won the Player of the Tournament in England's winning campaign in the 2017 Women's World Cup.

She will now look to show her T20 skills.

Pakistan Amin is a stupendous left-arm spinner

Amin

Pakistan Amin is a stupendous left-arm spinner

Pakistan's Amin is a champion bowler and holds the number four position in the ICC Women's Player Rankings.

The left-arm spinner took three wickets for 0 runs against Asian rivals Bangladesh in the recent T20 series.

She will be expected to open the bowling and bring that early control.

Her career economy rate of just 4.83 shows her class in T20Is.

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