Match 27 – Bangladesh vs England Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

The 27th match of the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and England on March 27 at Basin Reserve in Wellington. While Bangladesh have won one out of their six matches in this World Cup so far, England have won three out of their six matches in the tournament to date.

 

Match 27 – Bangladesh vs England Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming
Match 27 – Bangladesh vs England Women | Squad | Fantasy XI | Players to Watch | Live Streaming

 

Match preview

Head to Head

Bangladesh and England have never played an ODI against each other before. However they have played three T20Is (last in 2018) against each other and England have won all the three.

Squads

Bangladesh: Nigar Sultana (Captain), Salma Khatun, Rumana Ahmed, Fargana Hoque, Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana, Fahima Khatun, Ritu Moni, Murshida Khatun, Nahida Akter, Sharmin Akhter, Lata Mondal, Sobhana Mostary, Fariha Trisna, Suraiya Azmim, Shanjida Akther Maghla

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

Players to watch out for

Lata Mondal:

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

 

The all-rounder from Bangladesh had a good outing against Australia in the last match. She top-scored with 33 runs batting in the middle order. She batted for almost 20 overs to take Bangladesh to a respectable score.

Salma Khatun:

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

 

The veteran right arm-off spinner from Bangladesh was the pick of the bowlers in her last match against Australia. She scalped 3-23 in nine overs. She opened the bowling with Jahanara Alam and bowled well with the new ball. She got the better of Australia’s top three.

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Danielle Wyatt:

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

 

The right handed opening batter of England won the player of the match for her brilliant 76 not out against Pakistan in the last game. This was her first half-century in this World Cup. With that, she helped England beat Pakistan by nine wickets.

Katherine Brunt:

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

 

The right arm medium pace bowler of England had a good outing with the ball against Pakistan. She opened the bowling and picked up 3-17 in eight overs. She bowled well with the new ball, not allowing the opposition batters to score freely of her.

Pitch

This will be the sixth match of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that will be played here. Out of the six matches, one was washed out. From the remaining four, team batting first has won once and the teams batting second have won three matches. The wicket is expected to be on a slower side and there could be some purchase for the bowlers. Batters could find it difficult to score freely.

Weather

The weather is expected to be considerably cloudy and windy with a couple of showers early in the day. The average temperature will be around 16 degrees Celsius, with 74 percent chance of precipitation and 95 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the south-southeast.

Fantasy playing XI

Nigar Sultana, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Danielle Wyatt, Natalie Sciver, Katherine Brunt, Rumana Ahmed, Lata Mondal, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Anya Shrubsole

Match Details

Date: March 27, 2022

Time: 3.30am IST

Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington

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