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The Women’s T20I Tri-series in England stands at an interesting position. Hosts-England women is on top of the points table with 4 points with 2 wins in 3 games while both the rest teams- South Africa Women and New Zealand share 2 points each. The only difference between the last two is the difference between their NRR. South Africa has played 1 game extra and has its net run rate in negative. After losing both of their starting games, South Africa women thrashed England women by 6 wickets in their last encounter and kept their hopes alive.
It will be last chance for South Africa women when they face New Zealand women tomorrow (June 28) at County Ground Bristol for their last encounter in the series before finals. This a must-win game for them if they wish to continue their hope to play finals. The clash will start at 05:30 PM IST/01:00 PM Local.
On the opposite, it is now the turn for New Zealand Women to play two games in a single day. After taking on South Africa in the afternoon, they will have to face the hosts in the evening for their 4th game before the finals. So, both the games of tomorrow will be crucial in deciding which of the two teams will play in the finals.
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The County Ground in Bristol is a good scoring wicket. The wicket favors batsmen more. However, the average score in the first innings here is 140. Also, in two T20 games here the team bowling first has grabbed wins in both times. So, toss is expected to play a crucial role here.
Avg 1st inn score: 140
Avg 2nd inn score: 142
Highest Total: 148/5 (17.5 Ov) by Pak vs Eng
Highest Chased: 148/5 (17.5 Ov) by Pak vs Eng
After grabbing a win in their last fixture against England Women, South Africa women are expected to remain unchanged for their last encounter against New Zealand women unless there are any forced changes.
New Zealand women might make one or two changes as it is a very crucial game for them also.
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Suzie Bates (c), Anna Peterson, Holly Huddleston, Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr, Kate Ebrahim, Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Lea Tahuhu, Leigh Kasperek, Amy Satterthwaite, Katey Martin, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Hannah Rowe, Jess Watkin
Shabnim Ismail, Zintle Mali, Tazmin Brits, Lizelle Lee (wk), Suné Luus, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Dane van Niekerk (c), Chloe Tryon, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Mignon du Preez, Laura Wolvaardt, Andrie Steyn, Stacey Lackay
The probable SA-W vs NZ-W playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Katey Martin
Batsmen: Suzie Bates (c), Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Bernadine Bezuidenhout
All-rounder: Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr,
Bowlers: Lea Tahuhu, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Anna Peterson,
Wicket-keeper: Lizelle Lee
Batsmen: Mignon du Preez, Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Laura Wolvaardt,
All-rounder: Dane van Niekerk (c), Marizanne Kapp,
Bowlers: Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Zintle Mali
For South Africa Women, skipper Dane van Niekerk, wicketkeeper Lizelle Lee and Sune Luus have looked promising with the bat. In 3 games so far, skipper Niekerk has scored two fifties while Sune Luus and Lizelle Lee have scored one-half centuries each. Putting runs on the scoreboard will be highly dependent upon these three batters.
In bowling, Shabnim Ismail, Stacey Lackay, and Jintel Mail are the successful wicket-taking bowlers in this series.
For New Zealand women, skipper Suzie Bates, all-rounder Sophie Devine and Amy Satterthwaite will be the key performers with the bat. Suzie Bates scored an unbeaten century (124 of 66 deliveries) in the first game against South Africa Women along with S Devine (73 of 48 balls) to help the team in registering their first win of the tri-series.
In bowling, Hayley Jensen and L Kasperek share 4 wickets apiece in two games.
In wicket keeping, both will be a good choice.
In batsmen, S Bates, L Wolvaardt, M Du Preez and M Green/S Lackey will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose Dane Van Niekerk, S Devine, and S Luus.
In bowling, Hayley Jensen, L Kasperek, and S Ismail will be a safe bet.
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