Final: The Blaze vs Southern Vipers | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

It’s a face-off between The Blaze and Southern Vipers for the final of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Charlotte Edwards Twenty20 (T20) Cup. The match is scheduled to take place on the 11th of June, 2023, at 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST), at County Ground, Worcester.

Final: The Blaze vs Southern Vipers | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Final: The Blaze vs Southern Vipers | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The table-toppers, The Blaze, lead the points table with a perfect record of seven consecutive wins, while the Southern Vipers have won five out of their seven games. The Blaze secured a direct spot in the Final, while the Vipers defended their impressive total of 191 runs to win a thrilling playoff by 18 runs and earn a chance to face The Blaze in the Final.


The Blaze – Kirstie Gordon (C), Ella Claridge (WK), Sarah Bryce (WK), Bethany Harmer, Georgie Boyce, Marie Kelly, Michaela Kirk, Tammy Beaumont, Kathryn Bryce, Lucy Higham, Nadine de Klerk, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Teresa Graves, Cassidy McCarthy, Grace Ballinger, Josie Groves, Sarah Glenn, Sophie Munro

Southern Vipers – Georgia Adams (C), Chloe Hill (WK), Nicole Faltum (WK), Rhianna Southby (WK), Danni Wyatt, Ella McCaughan, Emily Windsor, Maia Bouchier, Sophie Mitchelmore, Alice Monaghan, Freya Kemp, Georgia Elwiss, Nancy Harman, Anya Shrubsole, Charlotte Dean, Charlotte Taylor, Finty Trussler, Lauren Bell, Linsey Smith, Mary Taylor

Players to watch out:

Nadine de Klerk

In her 29 Twenty20 Internationals, the 23-year-old South African all-rounder has scored 362 runs and taken 29 wickets. In the tournament, Klerk has accumulated 69 runs in 6 outings and leads the wickets chart with 14 against her name.

Sarah Glenn

The 23-year-old all-rounder in 44 T20Is has struck 55 wickets and in 12 innings with the bat, has been handy, contributing 88 runs. Sarah has been effective with the bat scoring 74 runs and scalping 5 wickets in 4 innings.

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Danni Wyatt

The 32-year-old (T20Is), in 122 outings has struck 2369, while in 45 bowling innings has struck 46 wickets. Wyatt with 223 runs, including the highest of 76 is the 3rd highest run-scorer in the tournament.

Linsey Smith

The 28-year-old all-rounder in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) has struck 13 wickets at an economy rate of 6.06. Linsey is the leading wicket-taker for the side with 12 scalps to her name in 8 innings.


The 22 yards at the venue make a well-balanced center wicket, providing a fair contest between bat and ball. The pitch offers assistance to both spinners and pacers, while also favoring the batsmen, resulting in an average score in the 150s.


It is a pleasant day to be at the County Ground, Worcester for some cricket, with partly cloudy skies and a low chance of rain. The temperature is forecasted to be around 26°C, with light winds and humidity of 62%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Nicole Faltum, Danni Wyatt, Maia Bouchier, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Nadine de Klerk, Georgia Adams, Georgia Elwiss, Kathryn Bryce, Linsey Smith, Sarah Glenn, Anya Shrubsole

Match details:

Date – June 11, 2023

Time – 8:30 PM IST

Venue – County Ground, Worcester

Broadcast – A live stream of the game is available on ‘The Blaze Cricket’ YouTube channel.

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