The 1st of the 3 matches ODI bilateral series between New Zealand Women and England Women will be played on 23rd February at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
The match is scheduled to start at 02:00 PM local time and 06:30 AM IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.
England Women and New Zealand Women are all set to take the field after a big gap of more than 3 months. They will be up against each other for the first of the 3-match ODI series which is starting from 23rd February. Both teams will look to shrug off their rustiness and put on a superb performance in the field in this match. A win in the opening match will give good confidence going ahead in the limited-overs tour.
New Zealand Women batting unit will be led by the experienced likes of skipper Sophie Devine, Katey Martin, Amy Satterthwaite and Maddy Green. On the other hand, England Women has explosive openers in form of Tammy Beaumont and Danielle Wyatt. We can witness a high-scoring match between two quality sides on Tuesday.
NZ-W vs EN-W Weather Report for 1st ODI:
It will be partly cloudy here in Christchurch on Tuesday. The temperature will hover around the 26 degrees Celsius range and there is no chance of precipitation for this match.
The pitch here at Hagley Oval will be in favour of batswomen. They will get full value to their shots. Bowlers will have to bowl tight lines and length. Anything near 250 will be a good score on this venue.
Average first innings score:
262 (Last 7 ODI matches played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 3, Lost – 4, Tie – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
NZ-W vs EN-W Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
New Zealand Women
Sophie Devine (c), Katey Martin, Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Natalie Nodd, Frances MacKay, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr, Hannah Rowe, Hayley Jenson, Amelia Kerr
Brooke Halliday, Fran Jonas
Tammy Beaumont, Danielle Wyatt, Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver, Amy Ellen Jones, Fran Wilson, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Katherine Brunt, Sarah Glenn, Sophie Ecclestone
Sophia Dunkley, Georgia Elwiss, Tash Farrant, Mady Villiers, Lauren Winfield-Hill
NZ-W vs EN-W Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
New Zealand’s skipper Sophie Devine is the most experienced player from their side. She has scored over 2600 runs and picked up 73 wickets in 108 ODI matches she played.
Natalie Dodd scored 30 & 97 in the two practice games against the England team and will be looking to replicate her form in this match too against the same England team.
Amelia Kerr is the lead spinner for the Kiwi team in both ODIs & T20Is and she has played already 35+ matches in both formats.
28 years old England’s all-rounder, Natalie Sciver is the most crucial asset for the England side. She has scored more than 1800 runs at an average of close to 40 and also picked up 44 wickets in 67 ODIs she played for his team.
Danielle Wyatt scored 89 runs in the two matches she played in practice games. We can expect her to continue her onslaught in the power play overs in this match too.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Sophie Devine, Natalie Sciver
Vice-Captain Options –Natalie Nodd, Danielle Wyatt, Sophie Ecclestone
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NZ-W vs EN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Natalie Dodd
Batters – Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Tammy Beaumont, Danielle Wyatt (vc)
All-Rounders – Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr, Natalie Sciver
Bowlers – Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Jess Kerr
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NZ-W vs EN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Natalie Dodd (vc), Amy Ellen Jones
Batters – Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Danielle Wyatt
All-Rounders – Sophie Devine, Heather Knight, Natalie Sciver (c)
Bowlers – Sophie Ecclestone, Katherine Brunt, Hayley Jensen
It is advisable to pick Sophie Ecclestone as a multiplier in any one of your Dream11 fantasy teams as she will be a tough bowler to deal with. Her tight bowling line and lengths in the middle overs and can also score some handy runs at the lower order.
Today’s NZ-W vs EN-W Probable Winners:
England Women are expected to win this match.
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