Match 15 – England vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

The 15th match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between England and India on March 16 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. While England have lost all their three matches so far in their World Cup campaign, India have won two out of their three matches in the tournament.

 

Match 15 – England vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 15 – England vs India Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

 

Match preview

Head to Head

England and India have played 72 ODIs against each other, out of which England have won 39, India have won 31 and two matches did not produce a result.

Squads

England: Heather Knight (captain), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Freya Davies, Charlotte Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Kate Cross, Sophie Ecclestone, Natasha Farrant, Amy Jones, Emma Lamb, Natalie Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danielle Wyatt

India: Mithali Raj (C), Harmanpreet Kaur (VC), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh Thakur, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav

Players to watch out for

Tammy Beaumont:

Player Profile of Tammy Beaumont in Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com
Player Profile of Tammy Beaumont in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This right-handed opening batter of England has been the leading run-getter for her team in this World Cup so far. She has mustered 182 runs in four matches at an average of 60.67. She has given England good starts in her previous outings.

Anya Shrubsole:

Player Profile of Anya Shrubsole in Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com
Player Profile of Anya Shrubsole in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

This right arm medium fast bowler was the pick of the bowlers for England in their last match against South Africa. She bowled with the new ball and struck with 2-34 in her nine overs. She will be expected to give England the early breakthroughs.

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Smriti Mandhana:

Player Profile of Smriti Mandhana in Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com
Player Profile of Smriti Mandhana in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

This stylish southpaw of India scored a blistering century in her last match against West Indies. She crafted her way to a 119-ball 123 to help India pile up more than 300 runs in 50 overs. She stitched a 184-run partnership with Harmanpreet Kaur, which is the highest partnership in Women’s World Cups.

Harmanpreet Kaur:

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Player Profile of Harmanpreet Kaur in Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. PC: FemaleCricket.com

 

The vice-captain of India is the leading run-getter for her team in this World Cup. The right-handed middle-order bat has muscled 185 runs in three matches at an average of 61.67 and a strike rate of more than 100.

Pitch

This will be the sixth match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Teams batting first have won three and teams batting second have won two matches. The average first innings score here in this edition of the World Cup has been 230 and the average second innings score has been 208.

Weather

The weather is expected to be pleasant with intervals of clouds and sunshine. The average temperature will be around 26 degrees Celsius, with just four percent chance of precipitation and 66 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the southeast.

Fantasy playing XI

Richa Ghosh, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Tammy Beaumont, Natalie Sciver, Sneh Rana, Deepti Sharma, Katherine Brunt, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Anya Shrubsole

Match Details

Date: March 16, 2022

Time: 6.30am IST

Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Live streaming: Star Sports, Disney + Hotstar

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