The 21st match of the Hundred Women’s Competition 2022 will be played between Trent Rockets and Welsh Fire on August 29 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. The match will start at 8PM IST.
This will be the sixth and the last league match of the tournament for both the teams. While Trent Rockets have won two out of their five matches, Welsh Fire, on the other hand, have registered just a solitary win in their five outings. Trent Rockets have emerged victorious against Manchester Originals and London Spirit and have gone down against Birmingham Phoenix, Oval Invincibles, and Southern Brave while Welsh Fire have won over Northern Superchargers and suffered defeats at the hands of Birmingham Phoenix, Manchester Originals, Southern Brave, and London Spirit.
Trent Rockets: Mignon du Preez, Bryony Smith, Alana King, Katherine Brunt, Kathryn Bryce, Abbey Freeborn, Sarah Glenn, Nat Sciver, Marie Kelly, Sophie Munro, Alexa Stonehouse, Georgia Davis, Elyse Villani, Ella Claridge, Emma Marlow, Kim Garth
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
The captain of Trent Rockets is the leading run scorer for her team with 151 runs in four matches, including the best of 59 not out. She has a healthy average of 75.5 and strike rate of 106. In addition to her batting, she is known for her right arm medium pace and has three wickets in four innings.
The wily right arm leg spinner of Trent Rockets is the most successful bowler in the team with six wickets in five matches. She has one four-wicket haul to her name, which included a hat-trick. She is an aggressive bowler and a genuine wicket-taker. She can also be handy with the bat in the middle order.
The right-handed opening batter and wicket-keeper of Welsh Fire had a good outing with the bat in her last match against Northern Superchargers. The Scottish player mustered 36 runs off 30 balls, including five boundaries. In the process, she stitched a 41-run partnership with her opening partner Tammy Beaumont.
The right arm speedster of Welsh Fire won the player of the match in her last fixture against Northern Superchargers. She scalped 18/3 in her full set of 20 balls, including two wickets of consecutive deliveries. Apart from her bowling, she made a useful contribution with the bat scoring 19 off 13, including three boundaries.
This will be the third match of the tournament at this venue. The teams batting first and the teams batting second have won one match each. The average first innings score is 120 and the average second innings score is 127. A healthy competition between bat and ball could be on the cards.
The weather is expected to see partial sunshine. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 19 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 45 percent with 25 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Sarah Bryce, Tammy Beaumont, Ellyse Villani, Marie Kelly, Natalie Sciver, Bryony Smith, Annabel Sutherland, Alana King, Sarah Glenn, Nicola Carey, Alex Hartley
Date: August 29, 2022
Time: 8 PM IST
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
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