Australia women would be high on confidence after registering resounding victories over England Women in the three ODI encounters and now they would be looking forward to sticking to their winning streak when they meet the same opposition in a single test battle at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, England Women would try every possible way to apply breaks Australian streak and come out with the flying colors in the remaining upcoming matches.
Talking about the third ODI, England would have been looking for some hidden place after they were crushed down for 75 runs while chasing 269 runs engraved by Aussies. It was Natalie Sciver who bagged the maximum of three wickets for Aussies and helped her team winning the final ODI.
The solitary test will begin at 3:30 PM IST.
The Cooper Associates County Ground Pitch report:
The ground has never experienced any test match ever so these two teams would inaugurate the first-ever test match at this ground. The surface at Taunton mostly offers batting-friendly pitch and we expect the conditions for this upcoming game. The ground has experienced 3 scores of above 300 from just 4 ODIs.
England Women and Australia Women Head to Head (last five test:
England women won: 01
Australia Women won: 02
EN-W vs AU-W team News:
EN-W vs AU-W Playing11(Probable)
Fran Wilson, Katherine Brunt, Amy Jones, Sophie Ecclestone, Laura Marsh, Anya Shrubsole, Laura Winfield, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Sarah Taylor, Natalie Sciver
Elyse Villani, Rachel Haynes, Alyssa Healy, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Ashleigh Gardner, Nicole Bolton, Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning
EN-W vs AU-W Squad:
Heather Knight (c), Sophie Ecclestone, Danielle Wyatt, Sarah Taylor (wk), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Jenny Gunn, Amy Ellen Jones, Fran Wilson, Anya Shrubsol, Laura Marsh, Natalie Sciver, Lauren Winfield, Kate Cross.
Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes, Sophie Molineux, Megan Schutt, Elyse Villani, Tayla Vlaeminck, Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen, Nicole Bolton, Georgia Wareham, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Mooney, Alyssa Healy (wk), Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner.
Fantasy picks from Australia:
With 213 runs in her pocket, Ellyse Perry was the leading run-scorer for Australia in a test match against England in 2017. She even got three wickets in the same at an economy of 2.42.
Opener Beth Mooney has slammed 36, 25 and 24 in the last three test matches.
Megan Schutt has scalped 9 wickets from 3 Test matches and could be really dangerous to English Women.
Fantasy picks from England:
K Knight scored 141 runs in two innings in the last test match against Australia with the highest score being 79*.
T Beaumont socred 107 runs in the same test mat at an average of 53.50 with the highest score being 70 runs.
Sarah Taylor is the most experienced player for England and in 16 test innings, she has scored 295 runs.
Playing just one test against this opposition, S Ecclestone has bagged three wickets at an economy of 2.89