The eliminator match of the Hundred Women’s Competition 2022 will be played between Southern Brave and Trent Rockets on September 2 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. The match will start at 7.30 PM IST.
Southern Brave have won five out of their six league matches, while Trent Rockets have won three out of their six league matches. These two teams met in the league match and Southern Brave pipped Trent Rockets by 10 wickets after reducing them to 88/8. Southern Brave completed the formalities in just 56 balls. Will Southern Brave register another win against Trent Rockets to advance to the finals or will Trent Rockets redeem themselves?
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
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
Players to watch out for
The left-handed opening batter of Southern Brave is the leading run scorer for her team in this competition so far. The Indian southpaw has scored 178 runs in six matches, including the best of 57 not out. She has a healthy average of 36 and a blistering strike rate of 166.
The right arm leg spinner of Southern Brave is the highest wicket-taker in this edition of the Hundred. The wily bowler has scalped 14 wickets in six matches, including the best of 17/3. She has displayed good control over her lines and lengths and made proper use of the conditions at her disposal.
The right-handed opening batter of Trent Rockets has been the most successful batter for her team in this tournament with 158 runs in six matches, including the best of 55 not out. More often than not she has provided a good start to her team and will be required to deliver the same in the upcoming knock-out match.
The right arm leg spinner of Trent Rockets is the leading wicket-taker for her team in this competition so far with seven wickets in six matches. She has claimed one four-wicket haul, including a hat-trick. She is a genuine wicket-taker. Apart from her bowling, she is more than a handy right-handed lower order batter.
This will be the fourth match of the tournament at this venue. The teams batting first have won one match and the teams batting second have won two matches. The average first innings score is 126 and the average second innings score is 127. With a high chance of rain, the toss will play an important role. Also, the conditions may favour the bowlers and make batting difficult.
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with a bit of rain. There can be a rumble of thunder. The maximum temperature attained during the day could be 22 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 76 percent with 86 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Abigail Freeborn, Danielle Wyatt, Smriti Mandhana, Sophia Dunkley, Elyse Villani, Natalie Sciver, Bryony Smith, Georgia Adams, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Alana King, Freya Kemp
Date: September 2, 2022
Time: 7.30 PM IST
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
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