Date- August 28, 2019, Wednesday.
Match 30– Southern Vipers vs Loughborough Lightning.
Time- 6:30 PM local time (11:00 PM IST).
Venue – Southampton.
Southern Vipers take on Loughborough Lightning on Wednesday. This could a semi-final before the actual semi-final on Sunday. Loughborough Lightning is coming off a win against the Lancashire Thunder which was a one-sided affair. The Southern Vipers lost a very close game against the Yorkshire Diamonds.
Both the team would want to win this game and would like to have a psychological advantage going into Sunday’s semi-final clash.
Team News – Hayley Mathews and Kathryn Bryce have left for their national duties respectively. South Africa’s player Shabnim Ismail will fill in the Matthews spot in the team. While there has been no replacement named for Kathryn Bryce.
Head to Head– In the previous 5 encounters, Southern Vipers have beaten Loughborough Lightning three times while losing two games. The previous game that was played between these two teams Southern Vipers won the game by 2 wickets while chasing a score of 135 runs.
Played-5, SVP-3, LBL-2.
Southern Vipers squad
Isabelle Wong, Charlotte Dean, Maia Bouchier, Lauren Bell, Paige Scholfield, Thea Brookes, Marie Kelly, Danielle Wyatt, Suzie Bates, Stafanie Taylor, Fi Morris, Tammy Beaumont(c), Carla Rudd, Natasha Farrant, Amanda Wellington.
Loughborough Lightning Squad
Tara Norris, Kirstie Gordon, Alice Monaghan, Abigail Freeborn, Joanne Gardner, Georgia Adams, Lucy Higham, Sarah Glenn, Chamari Athapaththu, Georgia Elwiss (c), Jenny Gunn, Amy Ellen Jones, Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail.
Danielle Wyatt, Suzie Bates, Amy Ellen Jones, Mignon du Preez, Natasha Farrant, Georgia Elwiss, Chamari Athapaththu, Sarah Glenn, Jenny Gunn, Tammy Beaumont, Amanda Wellington.