The seventh match of the Hundred will be played between Trent Rockets and Northern Superchargers on July 26 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. While Trent Rockets suffered a loss against Southern Brave in the first game, Northern Superchargers registered a thumping win over Welsh Fire in their maiden outing in the tournament.
Trent Rockets: Rachel Priest(w), Michaela Kirk, Heather Graham, Natalie Sciver(c), Abbey Freeborn, Kathryn Bryce, Teresa Graves, Ella Claridge, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Katherine Brunt, Sarah Glenn, Lucy Higham, Nancy Harman, Alicia Presland, Emily Windsor
Northern Superchargers: Hollie Armitage, Ami Campbell, Laura Kimmince, Jemimah Rodrigues, Lauren Winfield-Hill (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Alice Davidson-Richards, Phoebe Graham, Sterre Kalis, Kalea Moore, Bess Heath (wk), Beth Langston, Helen Fenby, Katie Levick, Linsey Smith
Players to watch out for
Natalie Sciver (Trent Rockets):
The number 1 T20I all-rounder had a good game against Southern Brave as she contributed with both bat and ball. She picked up 2-33 in 20 balls and muscled 44 off 29 balls, hitting eight boundaries. When she was batting the game was in Trent Rockets’ hand but after her departure there was a collapse and the team suffered a 23-run loss.
Katherine Brunt (Trent Rockets):
Opening the bowling, she bowled tight lines and lengths to give less than a run a ball. Though she went wicket-less, she gave away just 18 runs off 20 balls. With the bat, she chipped in with 22 runs, stitching a 66-run partnership with Natalie Sciver.
Jemimah Rodrigues (Northern Superchargers):
She scored a blistering 92 off 43 balls to steer her side to a 6-wicket win against Welsh Fire. Out of the 131 runs to be chased, Rodrigues muscled 92, smashing 17 boundaries and a six. Her unbeaten innings has been the stand-out performance of the tournament so far.
Alice Davidson-Richards (Northern Superchargers):
The all-rounder made contributions with both bat and ball. She bowled well under pressure, picking up 2-30 in 20 balls. With the bat, she mustered 23 not out off 28 balls and partnered with Rodrigues to see their side through.
It is a 3pm (local) start at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. The weather looks good with sun shining bright. There is almost negligible chance of rain as the weather forecast predicts a low chance of precipitation. The average temperature is around 21 degrees celsius. There will be light winds blowing from the west.
It is a good cricketing wicket. It has something in it for both batters and bowlers. On July 24, there was a match played between Trent Rockets and Southern Brave, which the latter went on to win by 23 runs. Southern Brave posted 133-5 in 100 balls and in reply, Trent Rockets was reduced to 110-7 in 100 balls. Out of the 12 wickets that fell, two wickets were picked by spinners and nine wickets by seamers, with one run out.
Fantasy playing XI
Lauren Winfield-Hill, Rachel Priest, Jemimah Rodrigues, Abigail Freeborn, Laura Wolvaardt, Natalie Sciver, Alice Davidson-Richards, Katherine Brunt, Linsey Smith, Katie Levick, Liz Russell
Date: July 26, 2021
Time: 7.30pm IST
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
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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.