Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, March 16, Saturday at 09:50 AM
After taming India in the T20I series in their own backyard, a spirited unit of England women will next tour another Asian side in Sri Lanka for 3 ODIs and 3 T20I series which kick-starts from March 16. First up are the three One-dayers where the first two ODIs will take place in Hambantota and the last fixture on March 21 will be played at the Air Force Ground in Katunayake.
Sri Lanka women in this series are going in with more experienced players with all-rounder Hansima Karunaratne and the spin duo of Sugandika Kumari and Inoshi Priyadarshani making their way into the squad. They have left-out Tharika Sewwandi, Imalka Mendis and Umesha Thimashini who were a part of this set-up in the South African tour.
England have almost the squad at their helm which traveled India and are one-confident unit for sure. They played a warm-up match against Sri Lanka women emerging team whom they tamed mercilessly by 153 runs which will definitely help them set the tone for the series.
Amy Jones, Heather Knight, Lauren Winfield all had a great outing with the bat as they mustered the opposition bowlers all around the park and went on to score a mammoth 319 for the loss of 7 wickets. In the bowling department, it was the skipper Heather Knight who got 4 for 13 from just 3 overs which was enough to bundle out Sri Lanka for 166 in 40 overs.
Stay connected for more EN-W vs SL-W team news.
EN-W vs SL-W Playing 11:
The probable EN-W vs SL-W playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Amy Jones
Batswomen: Heather Knight, Danni Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, L Winfield (Doubt: F Wilson)
All-rounder: Natalie Sciver
Bowlers: Anya Shrubsole, L Marsh, Kate Cross, Linsey Smith
Sri Lanka Women-
Wicketkeeper: P Weerakody
Batters: Nilakshi De Silva, A Sanjeewani, H Perera, H Madavi
All-rounder: S Siriwardene, Chamari Atapattu
Bowlers: U Prabodhani, O Ranasinghe, I Ranaweera, H Karunaratne/A Kulasuriya
Heather Knight (C), Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Winfield, Danni Wyatt, Alex Hartley, Kathryn Cross, Amy Jones, Fran Wilson, Freya Davies, Laura Marsh, Sophia Dunkley, Natalie Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Linsey Smith.
Sri Lanka Women-
Chamari Atapattu (c), Prasadani Weerakkody, Hansima Karunaratne, Anushka Sanjeewani, Inoka Ranaweera, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Hasini Perera, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Kaveesha Dilhari, Nilakshi De Silva, Shashikala Siriwardena, Inoshi Priyadharshani, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Udeshika Probadhani
“You can also join our Facebook group for the latest news and updates.”
EN-W vs SL-W Dream11 Team:
The English women will rely heavily on the likes of Heather Knight, wicket-keeper Amy Jones and Dani Wyatt and Tammy Beaumont in the batting department. In Natalie Sciver, the English women have the best all-rounder going around.
The sub-continent tracks are usually spin-friendly which means the likes of Kate Cross and L Smith will be prudent to English women cause, whereas Anya Shrubsole will lead the bowling attack.
Sri Lanka Women:
In Hasini Perera and Nilakshi de Silva, they have two most composed mind in the batting departments, while the all-rounder S Siriwardene and skipper Chamari Attapatu will be reliable picks here.
In the bowling department, the impetus would be on I Ranaweera, O Ranasinghe and U Prabodhani.
Note: This EN-W vs SL-W Dream11 Prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis EN-W vs SL-W team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the EN-W vs SL-W Dream11 Prediction. Also, hit the bell icon on the bottom right side of your screen to get all the latest Dream11 Prediction updates.