South Africa Women tour of West Indies
Windies Women vs South Africa Women, 1st T20I
After playing out a hard-fought ODI series which ended with a 1-1 scoreline, Windies Women will lock horns with South Africa Women in what is a build-up to the impending Womens’ World Twentty20 in the Caribbean next month.
Venue:- Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Match Timing:- Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 PM IST
After the second ODI which ended in a washout, Windies Women came back valiantly to square the 3-match rubber. Hayley Matthews’s gritty 117 was at the heart of Windies win as the hosts buoyed by handy contributions from skipper Stefanie Taylor (47) and Deandra Dottin’s 44-ball-59, posted 5-293 in 50 overs. Marizanne Kapp was the pick of the bowlers for the Proteas with figures of 4-55.
Chasing 294, none of the Proteas batsmen barring Laura Wolvaardt (54) and skipper Dane van Niekirk’s 77, could register scores in double-digit to eventually get bowled out for 177.
With the World T20 in sight, both teams will look to get their team combinations in place and garner a winning momentum leading into the all-important tournament.
WI-W VS SA-W SQUADS
Stafanie Taylor(c), Deandra Dottin, Chedean Nation, Merissa Aguilleira, Shemaine Campbelle, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Qiana Joseph, Kycia Knight, Natasha McLean, Shakera Selman, Anisa Mohammed, Hayley Matthews, Sheneta Grimmond, Karishma Ramharack
South Africa Women:-
Dane van Niekerk (c), Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Lizelle Lee, Masabata Klaas, Laura Wolvaardt, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Tumi Sekhukhune, Zintle Mali, Robyn Searle, Saarah Smith and Faye Tunnicliffe (wk).
WI-W VS SA-W PLAYING 11
Here’s how both teams might line-up for WI-W vs SA-W:-
Wicket-keeper – Merissa Aguilleira
Batswomen – Shemaine Campbelle, (Doubt: Kycia Knight, Chedean Nation)
All-rounders – Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews
Bowlers – Shamilia Connell, Anisa Mohammed, Shakera Selman, Afy Fletcher
South Africa Women:-
Wicket-keeper – Lizelle Lee
Batsmenwomen – Mignon du Preez, Sune Luus, Laura Wolfvaardt
All-rounders – Dane van Niekerk, Chloe Tryon, Marizanne Kapp
Bowlers – Zintle Mali, Tumi Sekhukhune (Doubt: Raisibe Ntozakhe, Masabata Klaas)
WI-W vs SA-W Key Players:-
For Windies Women, Hayley Matthews, Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin are the key batters. Matthews scored a century while Deandra Dottin scored a fifty in the last game. Shemaine Campbelle (46 of 71) was the top scorer in the first game.
In bowling, Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin will be the key. In two games, Taylor has bagged 4 wickets and Dotting has took 6 wickets.
For South Africa Women, Laura Wolfvaardt, Sune Luus and Dane van Niekerk will be the key in batting. Laura Wolfvaardt (54 of 82) and Dane Van Niekerk (77 of 105) were the top contributors with the bat in the last game.
In bowling, Marizanne Kapp has taken 7 wickets in two games.
WI-W vs SA-W Dream11 Team:-