The India Women vs England Women 3 matches ODI series is interestingly balanced. The three-match ODI series is levelled by 1-1 and the last ODI has become the series decider. The third and last ODI will be played on April 12 at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. The match will begin at 09:00 PM Local.
After India Women won by 1 wicket in the dramatic first ODI, England women easily won the second ODI by 8 wickets and levelled the series by 1-1. Now, whoever will win the match will win the series.
IN-W: L, L, L, W, W, L
EN-W: W, L, L, L, L, W
While England women are unlikely to make any changes to their winning playing 11, India women might rest one of their regular pacers and bring in an additional spinner or batter. Moreover, Jemimah Rodrigues is expected to make way to playing 11 and Jhulan Goswami might be rested. There were no injury concerns in any team.
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Mithali Raj (C), Sushma Verma (wk), Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harmanpreet Kaur (VC), Devika Vaidya, Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Heather Knight (c), Tash Farrant, Danielle Hazell, Katie George, Alice Davidson-Richards, Fran Wilson, Nat Sciver, Amy Jones (wk), Bryony Smith, Sophie Ecclestone, Alex Hartley, Jenny Gunn, Tammy Beaumont, Kate Cross, Anya Shrubsole, Danni Wyatt
No injuries were reported in both the sides. Most probably, both the teams will field the same playing 11. Here is the probable IN-W vs EN-W playing 11-
Mithali Raj (c), Deepti Sharma, Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Yadav, Sushma Verma (wk), Devika Vaidya, Pooja Vastrakar
Heather Knight (c), Danielle Hazell, Fran Wilson, Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Anya Shrubsole, Georgia Elwiss, Amy Ellen Jones (wk), Natalie Sciver, Alex Hartley, Sophie Ecclestone
None of the Indian batters except for D Vaidya (11), S Mandhana (42) and Deepti Sharma (26*) scored in two digits in the previous match. Smriti Mandhana 42 off 57 was the highest scorer for India women. In the first match also, these three were the top contributors with the bat. Mandhana has been the highest run-getter for IN-W in this series. In two matches she has scored 86 and 42 respectively. These three will be the key batters for India women.
In bowling, Ekta Bisht was the lone wicket-taker in the second match. In two matches she has taken 5 wickets. Poonam Yadav, Jhulan Goswami and Deepti Sharma will also play a crucial role.
Danielle Hazell and Sophie Ecclestone shared 4 wickets each in the 2nd ODI. Ecclestone also took 4 wickets in the first ODI and is the highest wicket take for England women. On the other hand, all the eyes will be on Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, and Fran Wilson for putting runs on the scoreboard.
The 3 match ODI series rests at 1-1. Now, whoever will perform better tomorrow will not only win the match but will also name the series. While the hosts won the first game by 1 wicket, England Women made a strong comeback and won the second ODI by 8 wickets.In this spin-friendly wicket, D Hazell, S Ecclestone and Ekta Bisht will play a crucial role. in batting, all the eyes will be on S Mandhana, D Wyatt, and T Beaumont. Moreover, a tough battle between bat and bowl is expected to take place tomorrow. As per our In-W vs-W match prediction, visitors will take an edge.
Note: The IN-W vs EN-W match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We urge you to pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above.
The Nagpur wicket is spin friendly. Danielle Hazell, Sophie Ecclestone and Ekta Bisht have been the highest wicket-taker in this series so far. In batting, for India S Mandhana and Deepti Sharma have looked promising so far. They will be the right bet in batting along with D Wyatt and T Beaumont. In wicketkeeper, Amy Jones is the best choice as Sushma Verma comes to bat in the lower order.
Disclaimer- The IN-W vs EN-W match preview we are providing here is based on our research and analysis. Management will have the final call. We urge you to choose your playing 11. Also, hit the bell icon to never miss an update from us.