When and where:
After taking on South Africa Women tomorrow, hosts – England Women have a bigger task of locking horns with New Zealand Women who are currently in their best phase. New Zealand Women and England Women will face each other tomorrow (June 23) at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. The clash will take place in the evening at 05:40 PM Local/10:10 PM IST.
In the series opener, New Zealand thrashed South Africa, the third participating nation in the tri-series, by 66 runs. Batting first, New Zealand Women posted 216-1 on the scoreboard with the brilliant century from skipper Suzie Bates and Sophie Devine’s handy fifty. The rest of the job was handled efficiently by Hayley Jensen who bagged 3 wickets and restricted South Africa women on 150-6, falling short of 66 runs.
On the other hand, batting first in the second game against South Africa, England a massive record-total of 250-3 in 20 over with the beautiful maiden century by Tammy Beaumont. Hosts restricted South Africa for 129-6 and won the game by 121 runs.
Now, it will be interesting to watch two of the best teams locking horns tomorrow.
This is the same venue where the previous two games were played. The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton is a batting paradise and England and New Zealand have proved it with their batting prowess. Both the teams scored 200+ runs on the surface. Seeing the first two games, the pitch also provides a little bit assistance to bowlers in the second innings. The flip of the coin will play a crucial role today.
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Avg 1st inn score: 174
Avg 2nd inn score: 171
Highest Total: 174/8 (20 Ov) by RSA vs Eng
Lowest Defended: 174/8 (20 Ov) by RSA vs Eng
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Amy Ellen Jones, Heather Knight (c), Sophie Ecclestone, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor (wk), Georgia Elwiss, Danielle Wyatt, Natalie Sciver, Danielle Hazell, Jenny Gunn, Laura Marsh, Lauren Winfield, Katherine Brunt, Tammy Beaumont
Suzie Bates (c), Jess Watkin, Katey Martin (wk), Sophie Devine, Anna Peterson, Lea Tahuhu, Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Hannah Rowe, Amelia Kerr, Holly Huddleston, KE Ebrahim, Bernadine Bezuidenhout
The probable EN-W vs NZ-W playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Sarah Taylor
Batsmen: Amy Ellen Jones, Heather Knight (c), Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont,
All-rounder: Natalie Sciver, Jenny Gunn (Doubt: Georgia Elwiss)
Bowlers: Anya Shrubsole, Katherine Brunt, Danielle Hazell, Sophie Ecclestone
Wicket-keeper: Katey Martin
Batsmen: S Bates, A Satterthwaite, Maddy Green
All-rounder: S Devine, A Kerr
Bowlers: L Tahuhu, H Jensen, L Kasperek
For hosts, T Beaumont, skipper H Knight, N Sciver and K Brunt will be the top contributors with the bat. In the previous game, T Beaumont scored her maiden T20I hundred while Katherine Brunt blasted unbeaten 42 of just 16 deliveries. D Wyatt will also be crucial with the bat.
In bowling, K Brunt and D Hazell shared 2 wickets each while S Ecclestone bagged 1 wicket. They will be the key bowlers.
For New Zealand women, Sophie Devine and Suzie Bates were the key batters in the first game against South Africa. Skipper Suzie Bates blasted unbeaten 124 of 66 deliveries while Sophie Devine played handy innings of 73 off 48 balls.
In bowling, Hayley Jensen bagged 3 wickets in the first game.
In wicket keeping, Katey Martin will be the right choice.
In batsmen, T Beaumont, Suzie Bates, D Wyatt and H Knight will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose S Devine and A Kerr.
In bowling, Hayley Jensen, K Brunt, and L Kasperek will be a safe bet.
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