The England women and New Zealand women will compete in the 3rd fixture of the 5-match ODI series. The England team has the presence of players like Tammy Beaumont and Natalie Sciver, while Sophie Devine and Satterthwaite are key players of New Zealand team. The England team is captained by the batter Heather Knight and all-rounder Sophie Devine will lead the New Zealand team.
The England team won the 1st ODI match won the match by 30 runs, and then secured victory in the 2nd ODI by 13 runs. While, both the teams need to do better in their batting performances to win this fixture, especially the New Zealand women team. This will be the final ODI of the series and a tough competition awaits for both the teams in the series.
The England women stand at 3rd position, while New Zealand are ranked 5th in the ICC ODI Rankings. The both team’s performances have been justified by their rankings, where New Zealand team have been average in the limited-overs. Both the teams played ODI matches in this year after the cricket action was started again. This match will be played at New Road, Worcester.
Fixture Name: 3rd ODI
Competition: New Zealand Women tour of England, 2021
Date: 21 September
Time: 5:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
EN-W(recent last): W W W
NZ-W(recent last): L L L
Venue: Grace Road, Leicester
Pitch Report: The match between England women and New Zealand women will be played in Grace Road, Leicester. Here, the batters are expected to fare better than the bowlers due to the quick outfield and comparatively smaller grounds. The average score of 208 suggests the trend, that if the bowlers keep their line-lengths tight, they are bound to get successful.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: N/A
The England women have been impressive in the limited-overs format and the priority will be given to them in the Fantasy prediction. The 7 players are chosen from the England team, while 4 are from New Zealand team. The players like Winfield and Down have been playing for their teams. While the best pick for this game will be Sophie Devine, and the vice-captain would be Danielle Wyatt.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Amy Jones
BATSMEN: Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Winfield, Danielle Wyatt, Lauren Down
ALL-ROUNDERS: Heather Knight, Sophie Devine, Amy Satthertwaite
BOWLERS: Sophie Eccelestone, Kate Cross, Leigh Kasperek
The England women is predicted to win this fixture by a fine margin due to their terrific skills and track record in the ODI format. They have got a balance and the players are performing their duty well, while it will be a hard task for Kiwi girls to be able to compete in a strong manner due to the inexperience in the squad and lack-in-form.
The England women won the 2nd ODI by a margin of 13 runs, and have been quite impressive in the limited-overs format. The team tumbled in the top-order, but players like Lauren Winfield were impressive, and Danielle Wyatt contributed in the middle-order with 66 runs. Then, Kate Cross and Charlotte Dean was impressive with the ball.
The opener has failed to perform in this series, but remains as the best batsman of the team in the limited-overs. She has a terrific track of 44 in the ODI’s and would look to come back on the track and be the biggest contributor for England. In the last match, she scored 12 runs off 6 balls, and started off well with 3 boundaries, but will need a better effort from her side.
The bowler finally came back to the form after the captain instilled confidence by including her in the Playing 11. She picked 3 wickets and played one of the main roles to dismiss the New Zealand team to a score of 169 in the 2nd ODI. She can be the differential pick due to her fine experience in the international cricket and proven track-record.
Captain: Heather Knight
Wicket-keeper: Amy Jones
Possible Top Four: Lauren Winfield, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Natalie Sciver
Pace Bowlers: Katherine Brunt, Natalie Sciver
Spin Bowlers: Sophie Ecclestone
The X-factor for EN-W would be Sophia Dunkley who can be a fine contributor for the England team at the middle-order and can stabilize the team well in crucial situations.
EN-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Lauren Winfield
2. Tammy Beaumont
3. Heather Knight (c)
4. Natalie Sciver
5. Amy Jones(wk)
6. Sophia Dunkley
7. Katherine Brunt
8. Charlotte Dean
9. Sophie Ecclestone
10. Freya Davies
11. Kate Cross
The New Zealand have to think about their performances in the 2nd ODI, and perform better in the 3rd ODI to avoid losing all the matches. While, the batters have not responded well against the England bowlers. The bowlers have been impressive and need the support of youngsters. The top picks for this fixture will be all-rounder Sophie Devine and bowler Leig Kasperek.
The captain of the Kiwi women team is also the captain of the ship, and has been the best performer for the side in this series. She will look to keep contributing in both departments and is the backbone of the team to secure victory in this fixture. In the last league match, she scored 2 wickets and scored 28 runs and will be the best pick of this fixture.
The bowler has been picking wickets in a consistent manner and her performance need not be overlooked by the fantasy players. She can win you enough fantasy points in this game and can be the differential pick for the EN-W vs NZ-W Dream11 prediction. In the last match, she picked 3 wickets to help the tam in containing the score of England team.
Captain: Sophie Devine
Wicket-keeper: Katey Martin
Possible Top Four: Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Maddy Green, Amy Satterthwaite
Pace Bowlers: Jess Kerr, Lea Tahuhu
Slow bowlers: Amy Satterthwaite
The X-factor for NZ-W would be Suzie Bates who has not yey come out of shell and has been a terrific performer for the New Zealand team and is expected to perform well.
NZ-W Playing 11 (likely)
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The EN-W vs NZ-W match will be broadcasted on Sony India Network Channels like Sony Six. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the FanCode app and Sony Six TV network. The crowds will be allowed to watch the match in the stadium, as the United Kingdom government has announced relaxation for the covid norms and regulations.