For the next 24 hours, five international fixtures are in the line which includes 3 women’s international fixtures. Now, Let’s have a look at the key players from either side who will be up against their respective opponents.
EN-A vs WI-A
England-A started very well in the series with a convincing win against India-A in their opening encounter, they did not disappoint in the next match as well as they thumped Windies A by 87 runs until losing to a prominent India-A side by 7 wickets in their last match.
Their key to success lies with the players like Tom-Kohler Cadmore, Nick Gubbins and Sam Hain who have compiled good scores when it comes to batting. On the bowling front, they have Reece Topley, Liam Dawson and Chris Jordan. Liam Dawson so far has claimed 8 wickets in 3 matches and he is the pick of the bowlers.
Windies-A have not started well in this competition as they are yet to register a win. For them, the guys who have shown some resilience in batting are Jermaine Blackwood and the skipper Jason Mohammad. In terms of bowling, they have bowlers like, Dominic Drakes and Chemar Holder who could prove vital.
SA-W vs NZ-W
South Africa Women
With one win in three games do not make South Africa women chances strong to feature in the finals of the tri-series as they are reeling at the bottom of the points table. Though some players are surely to watch out for which includes Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee and skipper Dane van Niekerk while on the bowling front, Marizanne Kapp and Shabnam Ismail are the best choices as they are the only bowlers to get among some wickets in the last three games.
Skipper Dane van Niekerk is leading the batting chart for the South African Women in this series with scores of 58, 72 and 25 she has scored 155 runs so far and is the leading run scorer for her team.
New Zealand Women
New Zealand women batting has been the talking point for the last month or so and this is because of their giant leap in amassing big scores. They will rely on skipper Suzie Bates who scored a brilliant century in the opening game of the series, with Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr. On the bowling front, they have Leigh Kasperek and Hayley Jensen who could make difference together.
EN-W vs NZ-W
England Women have performed to their expectations so far and the home crowd have witnessed a brilliant cricketing action from their side. Tammy Beaumont has been stupendous till now as she has amassed 210 runs so far from just three games which include her debut T20I century in the very first game against South Africa.
She, along with Natalie Sciver and Katherine Brunt who is contributing with her all-around abilities are the key players with Sophie Ecclestone and Natasha Farrant coming good with the ball in hand.
New Zealand Women
For the New Zealand Women, skipper Suzie Bates with her opening partner Sophie Devine are the prime players with the bat. Amelia Kerr will come handy with both bat and ball while Leigh Kasperek and Hayley Jensen will be the key for getting wickets.
IR-W vs BD-W
Bangladesh women will travel to Ireland to play a 3 match T20I series against the Irish lass. The Irish women team was bludgeoned in their last series against New Zealand women when they were left winless in 4 international matches which included 3 ODIs and a solitary T20I.
Their key players for the match against Bangladesh will be, Cecelia Joyce, Isobel Joyce and skipper Laura Delany, bowling would rely on Gaby Lewis, Lara Maritz.
Bangladesh women will be playing their first series after winning their maiden Asia Cup title which was an emphatic victory for their side. The key players in batting for Bangladesh Women will be Ayasha Rahman, Shamima Sultana, Rumana Ahmed. In the bowling front, the onus would be on Fahima Khatun and Tul Kubra.
TOR vs VK
The Global T20 league is on the cards now and the people are about to witness yet another franchise league cricket.
The first match will be against Toronto Nationals and Vancouver Knights, the key players for Toronto will be Darren Sammy, Rumman Raees, Kieron Pollard and Steven Smith.
Steven Smith would be making a comeback in competitive cricket after the famous ball-tampering scandal.
For Vancouver Knights, the biggest name is Chris Gayle and he will be aided with the services of some key players like Tim Southee, Andre Russell, Evin Lewis and Steven Jacobs.