1st ODI: England v West Indies Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming

The England women’s team tour of the Caribbean is scheduled to get underway on the 4th of December at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua at 11:30 PM IST with the 1st of a 3-match One-Day International (ODI) series. The tour concludes on the 22nd of December, 2022 with the 5th and final Twenty20 International (T20I).

1st ODI: England v West Indies Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming
1st ODI: England v West Indies Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming

 

While West Indies come into the series on the back of a home 8-match white-ball series against New Zealand and Stephanie Taylor’s absence, England’s last series dates back to September when the side played India but in positives have their senior duo of, Heather Knight and Nat Sciver back in the mix of 15.

Head-to-Head :

The two sides, West Indies and England have locked horns on 23 occasions in One-Day cricket and England with 15 wins has very often gotten the better of the Windies. The hosts have only got 6 wins under their belt against the English and it is a healthy 15-6 lead that the English march into the ODI series with.

Squads :

West Indies – Hayley Matthews (C), Shakera Selman (VC), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle, Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Sheneta Grimmond, Chinelle Henry, Kycia Knight, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Kaysia Schultz, Rashada Williams

England – Heather Knight, Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Emma Lamb, Nat Sciver, Danni Wyatt

Players to watch :

Hayley Matthews

The 24-year-old playing in the Women’s Big Bash League gained fine touch and in the format, with the bat has scored 1852 runs off 70 innings with her personal best being 119. With the ball, in 67 innings, she’s picked up 83 wickets and has got the best figures of 4/15 to her name.

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Chinelle Henry

The 27-year-old has got to 298 runs off 27 innings and has got the highest score of 44 in the format. With the ball, Henry in 30 innings has picked up 22 wickets with the best figures of 3/19 at an economy rate of 5.13.

Heather Knight

Skipper, Heather on return will be hungry to add big runs and a few wickets to her impressive tally which sees her with 3548 runs in the format of 122 innings with the best score of 106 and with the ball, in 58 innings, has picked up 55 and has registered the best figures of 5/26.

Charlie Dean

The 21-year-old in 19 innings with the ball has bagged 32 wickets at an average of 22.09, a strike rate of 29.0 and an economy rate of 4.56. In her brief career, so far, she’s already picked up 3 four-fers and has got the career best of 4/23 to her name.

Pitch :

The 22-yard strip at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground is a brilliant one for batting and as the game advances to its 2nd half, the pitch gets a lot more flatter which makes the ground a high-scoring and batter delight one.

Weather :

The conditions on the radar are as good as one would wish for a game of cricket with the temperature hovering around the mid 20’s throughout the day.

Fantasy playing XI :

Hayley Matthews, Lauren Bell, Heather Knight, Afy Fletcher, Nat Sciver, Kycia Knight, Shakera Selman, Rashada Williams, Alice Davidson-Richards, Charlie Dean, Sophie Ecclestone

Match details :

Date – December 4, 2022

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Time – 11:30 PM

Venue – Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua

Live Streaming – FanCode

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