Match Preview: (By- Kunal)
ENG W Vs RSA W:
Welcome to today’s match prediction & preview of the 1st T20I Match of 3 T20I series, which will be played between ENG W vs RSA W in the County Ground, Chelmsford on 21 July. The two teams last met each other in the T20 World cup- 2020, Where RSA W won by 6 wickets while chasing 123 runs. ENG W is coming into this match after beating RSA W in the ODI series. They won the ODI series by 3-0.
If we will look on Eng W International T20, then ENG W played last International T20 series in February against Aus W, that one Aus W captured by 3-0 margin. Advantage for England side is they are playing on home ground and better record against RSA W in T20 format.
On the other side, RSA W played last T20 series against IRE W in previous month, that one RSA W captured by 2-1 margin. For RSA W won’t be easy to defeat England side in her home ground. Eng W will try to dominate the T20I series too. On the other side, South Africa W will try to make a comeback.
England W: Heather Knight (c), Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Nat Sciver, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt.
South Africa W: Sune Luus (c),Chloe Tryon, Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty,Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Delmi Tucker, Laura Wolvaardt, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Tumi Sekhukhune.
Total Match Played: 18
England W: 15
South Africa W: 3
Weather at County Ground Chelmsford, England is expected to be Cloudy, the temperature might be expected to drop till 13°celcious in the evening. 68% cloud cover and patchy rain possible.
This ground was used in the recent T20 blast 2022 between Essex and Somerset. The pitch here was batting friendly, we can expect a good high scoring game as the bowl will come nicely on the bat and it might swing in the powerplay, we expect total dominance of England women.
Match Time: 11:30 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: Sonysix /Sonyliv app
England W will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.