2nd T20: England A vs Australia A | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The 2nd Twenty20 (T20) of the 3-match bilateral series between hosts England A and Australia A will be played at the Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough. The game gets underway at 07:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST), on the 23rd of June, 2023.

2nd T20: England A vs Australia A | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
2nd T20: England A vs Australia A | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

In the series opener, England A scored 207 runs for the loss of 7 wickets, led by Maia Bouchier’s quickfire 74 off 48 balls, along with contributions from Alice Capsey (30 off 16) and Freya Kemp (27 off 16). In response, Australia A faced difficulties in shifting gears and could only manage 133/6, resulting in a convincing 74-run win for England A.

Squads:

England A – Lauren Winfield-Hill (C), Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Mahika Gaur, Sarah Glenn, Bess Heath, Freya Kemp, Paige Scholfield, Bryony Smith, Linsey Smith

Australia A – Maitlan Brown, Lauren Cheatle, Maddy Darke, Heather Graham, Nicole Faltum, Tess Flintoff, Charli Knott, Kate Peterson, Courtney Sippel, Tayla Vlaeminck, Courtney Webb, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Tahlia Wilson

Players to watch out:

Maia Bouchier

The 24-year-old batter had a promising start to her Twenty20 International (T20I) career scoring 148 runs, in 12 innings at a strike rate of 118.39. Maia had the best possible start to the series producing a match-winning inning of 48-ball 78 and will eye more of these.

Alice Capsey

The 18-year-old all-rounder, in T20Is, in 14 innings with the bat has scored 307 runs, at a strike rate of 132.90 and also has a wicket to her name. While Alice contributed with a 16-ball 30, she also struck a wicket, but leaked quite a few runs off her 2 overs.

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Courtney Webb

The 23-year-old all-rounder is yet to represent the senior national side, but has been in contention for selection for a while now on the back of impressive domestic and Bash outings. Webb didn’t have a bowl in the opener, while with the bat got off with a 37-ball 33.

Tayla Vlaeminck

After a prolonged absence due to injury, the 24-year-old pacer made a notable return in Aussie colors with the Australia ‘A’ team in the series opener producing figures of 1/37 (4). Tayla’s lone wicket was that of Bryony Young which she’d struck early in the inning.

Pitch:

The center wicket at the Haslegrave Ground in Loughborough offers a balanced playing surface, suitable for both batters and bowlers. It provides an opportunity for high-scoring matches, with batters relishing the conditions and pacers finding success as well.

Weather:

With light winds, humidity at 90%, and the temperature expected to hover around 19°C, the conditions promise a complete game of cricket. Moreover, the forecast predicts cloudy skies but the possibility of rain is minimal.

Fantasy playing XI:

Lauren Winfield-Hill, Bess Heath, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Courtney Webb, Freya Kemp, Alice Davidson-Richards, Heather Graham, Charlie Dean, Freya Davies, Amanda-Jade Wellington

Match details:

Date – June 23, 2023

Time – 7:00 PM IST

Venue – Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough

Broadcast – A live stream of the game will be accessible on the England and Wales Cricket Board website (ecb.co.uk).

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