Match 16 – New Zealand vs South Africa Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

The 16th match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between New Zealand and South Africa on March 17 at Seddon Park in Hamilton. While New Zealand have won two out of their four matches, South Africa have won all their three matches in the tournament so far.

 

Match 16 – New Zealand vs South Africa Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 16 – New Zealand vs South Africa Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

Match preview

Head to Head

New Zealand and South Africa have played 16 ODIs against each other, out of which New Zealand have won 11 and South Africa have won five.

Squads

New Zealand: Sophie Devine (captain), Amy Satterthwaite (vice-captain), Suzie Bates, Lauren Down, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Jess Kerr, Amelia Kerr, Frances Mackay, Rosemary Mair, Katey Martin, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu

South Africa: Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon (vc), Ayabonga Khaka, Lara Goodall, Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Marizanne Kapp, Masabata Maria Klaas, Mignon du Preez, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta, Tazmin Brits, Trisha Chetty, Tumi Sekhukhune.

Players to watch out for

Amy Satterthwaite:

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

 

The vice-captain of New Zealand top-scored for the White Ferns in her last outing against Australia. She mustered 44 runs off 67 balls, including five boundaries to lead the run chase. Apart from her batting, she can roll her arm over to bowl right arm off-spin.

Lea Tahuhu:

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

The star right-arm medium pace bowler of New Zealand was the pick of the bowlers in her last outing against Australia. She scalped 3-53 in her nine overs and bowled well in the middle and death overs.

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Laura Wolvaardt:

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

 

This right-handed opening batter of South Africa has looked good in her World Cup campaign so far. In her last match against England, she top-scored with a 101-ball 77 to lead the run chase from the front. She has scored 193 runs in three matches, which is the third-highest overall and highest for South Africa.

Marizanne Kapp:

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

 

This star all-rounder of South Africa made incredible contributions with both bat and ball in her last match against England. With the ball, she struck with 5-45 in 10 overs, including one maiden, which is her career-best bowling figure to date. Later with the bat, she chipped in with a useful 42-ball 32 in the middle order.

Pitch

This will be the fifth match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Teams batting first have won all the four matches that have been played here so far. The average first innings score here in this edition of the World Cup has been 280 and the average second innings score has been 221.

Weather

The weather is expected to be partly sunny. The average temperature will be around 27 degrees Celsius, with just two percent chance of precipitation and 35 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the south.

Fantasy playing XI

Katey Martin, Amy Satterthwaite, Laura Wolvaardt, Maddy Green, Marizanne Kapp, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Sophie Devine, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klass, Shabnim Ismail

Match Details

Date: March 17, 2022

Time: 6.30am IST

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

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