Match 14: Welsh Fire v Southern Brave Women | Squads | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The 14th match of the Hundred Women’s Competition 2022 will be played between Welsh Fire and Southern Brave on August 22 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. The match will start at 7.30 PM IST.

 

Match 14: Welsh Fire v Southern Brave Women | Squads | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 14: Welsh Fire v Southern Brave Women | Squads | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

This will be the fourth match of the tournament for Southern Brave, while third match of the competition for Welsh Fire. While Southern Brave have been on a roll winning three out of their as many matches, Welsh Fire, on the other hand have failed to register a single win in this tournament so far. Southern Brave have pipped London Spirit, defending champions Oval Invincibles, and Manchester Originals, while Welsh Fire have gone down to Manchester Originals and Birmingham Phoenix.

Match Preview

Southern Brave: Tahlia McGrath, Georgia Adams, Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Smriti Mandhana, Tara Norris, Carla Rudd, Paige Scholfield, Anya Shrubsole, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Danni Wyatt, Jo Gardner, Freya Kemp, Ella McCaughan, Molly Strano

Welsh Fire: Tammy Beaumont, Rachael Haynes, Annabel Sutherland, Fran Wilson, Alex Hartley, Fi Morris, Sarah Bryce, Hannah Baker, Lauren Filer, Katie George, Alex Griffiths, Nicole Harvey, Georgia Hennessy, Hayley Matthews, Claire Nicholas, Nicola Carey

Players to watch out for

Smriti Mandhana:

The left-handed opening batter of Southern Brave top scored with a scintillating 43 off 25 balls in her last match against Manchester Originals. The stylish southpaw from India hammered half a dozen boundaries and a couple of sixes in her splendid knock. In the process, she stitched a 64-run opening partnership with Danielle Wyatt.

Amanda-Jade Wellington: 

The right arm leg spinner from Southern Brave won the player of the match in her last outing against Manchester Originals. The Australian spinner scalped 27/3 in her full quota of 20 balls, including the key wickets of Lizelle Lee, Deandra Dottin, and Sophie Ecclestone.

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Tammy Beaumont: 

The right-handed opening batter from Welsh Fire made a useful contribution of an unbeaten 45 from 42 balls in her last match against Manchester Originals. The hard-hitting English batter, who is also the captain of Welsh Fire, struck five boundaries and put together 110 runs for the first wicket with Hayley Matthews.

Hayley Matthews: 

The star West Indian all-rounder starred with the bat for Welsh Fire in her last fixture against Manchester Originals. Leading the run chase from the front, the right-handed batter muscled 69 runs off 41 balls, including 12 boundaries. She also rolled her arm over to bowl a bit of off spin and completed her full quota of 20 balls.

Pitch

This will be the second match of the tournament at this venue. The last match saw more than 300 runs being scored. 10 wickets fell in the process. The team batting first won the match as they defended 161. Expect another run feast with the conditions suiting the batters and the outfield being lightning quick. However with a high chance of rain, toss will play an important role and the captain winning it may look to bowl first.

Weather

The weather is expected to see considerable cloudiness with a couple of showers. It will be breezy in the afternoon. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 23 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 85 percent with 84 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Sarah Bryce, Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont, Smriti Mandhana, Sophia Dunkley, Hayley Matthews, Georgia Adams, Annabel Sutherland, Claire Nicholas, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Alex Hartley

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Match details 

Date: August 22, 2022

Time: 7.30PM IST

Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Live streaming: Fan Code

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I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.

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