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| On May 31, 2021 10:00 AM IST

LIG vs NOD Dream 11 Prediction England Women’s ODD Today Match Prediction 31 May

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LIG vs NOD Dream 11 Prediction: In the fifth match of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, the Lightning will be taking on the Northern Diamonds at the Kibworth Cricket Club Ground on May 31. Both the teams are low on confidence as they are coming into this match after witnessing disappointing defeats in their last outings. Lightning suffered a 4-wicket defeat at the hands of the defending champions Southern Vipers in their first match of the competition. On the other hand, Northern Diamonds lost their last match to Central Sparks by 2 wickets. Therefore, both these teams will now be aiming to make a winning comeback in this important upcoming game.


LIG vs NOD Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: Match 5, Lightning vs Northern Diamonds

Competition: England Women’s ODD

Date: 31 May

Time: 3 PM IST

Ground: Kibworth Cricket Club Ground

Pitch Report: The wicket at the Kibworth Cricket Club will have enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers. The average first innings score on this surface is 277. However, the captain winning the toss should opt to bowl first.

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LIG vs NOD Playing 11

LIG Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Lightning camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to make a lot of changes.
  • Kathryn Bryce will captain the team.
  • Abigail Freeborn will keep the wickets.
  • Kathryn Bryce, Sarah Bryce, Lucy Higham and Tammy Beaumont will be their main batters.
  • Kirstie Gordon, Sophie Munro and Kathryn Bryce will be their key bowlers.

LIG Playing 11 (likely)
Sarah Bryce
Tammy Beaumont
Kathryn Bryce
Michaela Kirk
Lucy Higham
Abigail Freeborn
Teresa Graves
Kirstie Gordon
Yvonne Graves
Sophie Munro
Sonia Odedra


NOD Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Northern Diamonds camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are likely to play the same team.
  • Hollie Armitage will captain the side.
  • Bess Heath will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Lauren Winfield, Alex MacDonald, Natalie Sciver and Jenny Gunn will be their main batters.
  • Katherine Brunt, Katie Levick and Linsey Smith will be their main bowlers.

NOD Playing 11 (likely)
Hollie Armitage
Lauren Winfield
Alex MacDonald
Natalie Sciver
Sterre Kalis
Jenny Gunn
Ami Campbell
Linsey Smith
Beth Langston
Katie Levick
Katherine Brunt


Who will win today match

The Lightning will depend a lot on the likes of Kathryn Bryce, Sarah Bryce, Lucy Higham and Tammy Beaumont to deliver in the batting department. Kirstie Gordon, Sophie Munro and Kathryn Bryce will be their key bowlers. On the other hand, Northern Diamonds will want that Lauren Winfield, Alex MacDonald, Natalie Sciver and Jenny Gunn come good with the bat while Katherine Brunt, Katie Levick and Linsey Smith will be their main bowlers. Northern Diamonds will start as the favourites due to the better balance of their side. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Northern Diamonds to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Lauren Winfield: Northern Diamonds opener Lauren Winfield is coming into this match in a smashing form. Winfield smashed a beautiful innings of 110 runs off 126 balls that included 11 fours and 3 sixes in the last match against Central Sparks.

Tammy Beaumont: For Lightning, Tammy Beaumont played an impressive knock of 57 runs in the first match against Southern Vipers. Overall, she has scored 2618 runs in 74 ODIs.

Differential Pick:

Natalie Sciver: Although, Natalie Sciver failed to contribute much in the last game for Northern Diamonds but she has a brilliant overall ODI record. In 70 ODIs, Sciver has scored 1981 runs at an average of 39.61 and also picked up 49 wickets at an economy of 4.36.

LIG vs NOD Dream 11 Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: S Kalis
BATSMEN: L Winfield, T Beaumont, T Graves
ALL-ROUNDERS: L Higham, H Armitage, N Sciver
BOWLERS: K Brunt, K Gordon, B Langston, L Smith

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