The 23rd match of the Hundred Women’s Competition 2022 will be played between Northern Superchargers and Southern Brave on August 31 at Headingley in Leeds. The match will start at 4PM IST.
This will be the sixth and the last league match of the tournament for both the teams. While northern Superchargers have won two out of their five matches, Southern Brave on the other hand, have won all their five encounters. Northern Superchargers beat London Spirit and Manchester Originals and lost to Oval Invincibles, Birmingham Phoenix, and Welsh Fire, while Southern Brave have handed defeats to London Spirit, Oval Invincibles, Manchester Originals, Welsh Fire, and Trent Rockets
Northern Superchargers: Hollie Armitage, Alice Davidson-Richards, Alyssa Healy, Bess Heath, Beth Langston, Katie Levick, Kalea Moore, Jemimah Rodrigues, Liz Russell, Linsey Smith, Laura Wolvaardt, Jenny Gunn, Lucy Higham, Heather Graham, Bethany Harmer, Rachel Slater
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
Players to watch out for
The right-handed opening batter of Northern Superchargers top scored with 41 runs off 38 balls in her last appearance against Welsh Fire. The South African smashed four boundaries and stitched a 90-run partnership with Hollie Armitage for the third wicket. She led the run chase from the front however failed to see her side home.
The right arm seamer of Northern Superchargers was the pick of the bowlers in her last outing against Welsh Fire. She struck with 20/2 in her 15 balls, including the key wickets of Tammy Beaumont and Fran Wilson. She bowled well in the middle phase of the innings.
The left-handed opening batter of Southern Brave starred with the bat in her last match against Trent Rockets. She scored a delectable 57 not out off 31 balls, including nine boundaries and a couple of sixes. The southpaw put together 94 runs for the first wicket with her opening partner Danielle Wyatt to guide her team to a 10-wicket win.
The right arm speedster of Southern Brave won the player of the match for her match winning bowling performance against Trent Rockets. She scalped 10/4 in her full set of 20 balls. She opened the bowling and struck on the very second ball of the innings. She was also the most economical bowler for her side.
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 144 and the average second innings score is 142. The wicket looks good for batting. Expect a high scoring contest.
The weather is expected to see partial sunshine. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 20 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 35 percent with 25 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Alyssa Healy, Laura Wolvaardt, Danielle Wyatt, Smriti Mandhana, Sophia Dunkley, Georgia Adams, Alice Davidson-Richards, Jenny Gunn, Amanda Jade Wellington, Lauren Bell, Katie Levick
Date: August 31, 2022
Time: 4PM IST
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
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