When and where:
The Women’s T20I Tri-series in England starts tomorrow (June 20) with the first match scheduled between South Africa Women and New Zealand Women at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. While the first match will start at 05:30 PM IST or 01:00 PM Local, South Africa women will play another game on the same day at the same venue against the hosts- England Women starting at 10:10 PM IST or 05:40 PM Local.
New Zealand Women are coming after whitewashing Ireland by 4-0 including 1 T20I and 3 ODIs while South Africa Women has lost the 3 matches ODI series against England Women by 2-1.
So, with two back to back encounters, let’s see whether South Africa women accept it with open hands or falls prey to physical and mental fitness!
Read on for SA-W vs NZ-W team news and SA-W vs NZ-W dream11 prediction.
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
New Zealand Women has named a 15-member squad for the Tri-series to prepare for ICC Women’s World T20 2018. Suzie Bates will lead the squad while Bernadine Bezuidenhout will keep the gloves.
South Africa women will be led by Dane Van Niekerk. A same 15-members squad has been named with Lizelle Lee keeping the gloves duties.
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Suzie Bates (c), Amy Satterthwaite, Holly Huddleston, Sophie Devine, Anna Peterson, Kate Ebrahim, Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Katey Martin, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Watkin
Shabnim Ismail, Dane van Niekerk (c), Tazmin Brits, Lizelle Lee (wk), Suné Luus, Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Chloe Tryon, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Laura Wolvaardt, Andries Steyn, Zintle Mali, Stacey Lackay
The probable SA-W vs NZ-W playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Bernadine Bezuidenhout
Batsmen: Suzie Bates (c), Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Jess Watkin,
All-rounder: Amelia Kerr, (Doubt: Sophie Devine)
Bowlers: Lea Tahuhu, Leigh Kasperek, Hannah Rowe, Anna Peterson, KE Ebrahim
Wicket-keeper: Lizelle Lee
Batsmen: Andrie Steyn, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez,
All-rounder: Marizanne Kapp, Dane van Niekerk (c),
Bowlers: Shabnim Ismail, Sune Luus, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka,
For South Africa Women, L Wolvaardt, skipper Dane van Niekerk, and wicketkeeper Lizelle Lee will be the key performers with the bat. In the last ODI, L Wolvaardt scored 64 of 100 deliveries along with skipper Dane Van Niekerk 95 of 106 deliveries.
In bowling, S Ismail and A Khaka will be crucial for providing breakthroughs.
For New Zealand Women, Suzie Bates and Jess Watkins scored unbeaten fifties and provided a win in the only T20I against Ireland.
In bowling, Leigh Kasperek, Lea Tahuhu, and Anna Peterson will be the key bowlers.
In wicket keeping, Lizelle Lee will be a good choice.
In batsmen, L Wolvaardt, Jess Watkins, Suzie Bates and A Satterthwaite will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose Dane van Niekerk, Amelia Kerr.
In bowling, Leigh Kasperek, S Ismail, and A Khaka will be a safe bet.
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