ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 – New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women – 16th ODI Match Prediction
As the teams enter the middle stages of the league stages, the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 is gaining momentum. New Zealand and South Africa were regarded as dark horses in the tournament, while Australia and England were regarded as favourites. The hosts, New Zealand, have had a roller coaster ride with wins and losses so far in the league phase, whereas South Africa has won all of their matches so far. This match will be crucial for both teams, with the winner gaining an advantage in the qualification race.
The game between the two teams, New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women, will take place on March 17th, 2022 at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
Match Details to Note
Match: New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women, 16th ODI Match, ICC Women’s World Cup 2022
Date: March 17, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 AM IST
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women Team Previews
New Zealand Women (Match Odds – 1.43)
Team New Zealand lost by 141 runs in the last game, which could have an impact on their NRR in the future. Amy Satterwhite scored 44 runs in their 128-all out innings last night. Sophie Devine has a century, while Amelia Kerr and Suzie Bates have fifty each and made significant contributions at the top of the order. New Zealand’s finishers are expected to be Maddy Green and Katey Martin.
Lea Tahuhu has been their bowling spearhead, taking 9 wickets in four games so far. Amelia Kerr (5 wickets) and Hayley Jensen (4 wickets) have provided crucial support at the other end with wickets. Jess Kerr, Hannah Rowe, and Francis Mackay have been economical, but they need to step up and take more wickets to help their team effectively restrict the opposition.
The key players for New Zealand Women team are Amelia Kerr, Amy Satterwhite and Lea Tahuhu.
New Zealand Women Squad
Sophie Devine (c), Amy Satterthwaite (vc), Suzie Bates, Georgia Plimmer, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Jess Kerr, Melie Kerr, Frankie Mackay, Rosemary Mair, Katey Martin, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu
Predicted XI: Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr, Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Katey Martin (wk), Hayley Jensen, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr, Frances Mackay, Hannah Rowe/Rosemary Mair
South Africa Women (Match Odds – 2.80)
South Africa kept their cool to win close games against Pakistan and England in the last two matches. Laura Wolvaart continued her hot streak with 77 runs in this game (75 & 41 in first 2 matches). Sune Luus and Tazmin Brits contributed crucial knocks in the middle order, while the lower order of Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, and Trisha Chetty guided them to victory in the dying minutes.
Marizanne Kapp (8 wickets) and Ayabongha Khaka (7 wickets) have been their main wicket takers, with Shabman Ismail (4 wickets) and Masabata Klaas (4 wickets) providing crucial support. Chloe Tryon and Sune Luus are effectively handling the fifth bowler’s quota of overs but have yet to claim a wicket.
The key players for South Africa Women team are Laura Wolvaart, Marizane Kapp and Sune Luus.
South Africa Women Squad
Suné Luus (c), Chloé 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
Predicted XI: Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Sune Luus (c), Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, Trisha Chetty (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka
New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women Toss Prediction
All four matches played at this venue have been won by teams batting first, and both captains are expected to bat first if they win the toss.
To Win the Toss – New Zealand Women – 1.85
To Win the Toss – South Africa Women – 1.85
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Seddon Park has been the best batting wicket in this tournament, with teams exceeding 300 runs twice in the four matches played here. Batters may enjoy the pace and bounce on this wicket, which may slow as the game progresses. In this match, we anticipate average scores of 260-280 runs.
According to the forecast, Hamilton will have bright and sunny weather on match day, with no rain or weather interruptions.
New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women Match Prediction
New Zealand has one of the best squads that fits the conditions and has a lot of experience playing here. They will be looking to make a statement after their humiliating loss to Australia in this match in order to get back on track. South Africa has been on a roll in the pace department, with lower order players making game-changing contributions. They will be hoping to win this game and advance to the next round of qualifying with an unbeaten record. However, we believe New Zealand will win this match due to their experience in these conditions and their win-loss record against the South African team.
New Zealand Women is the favourite to beat South Africa Women at the odds of 1.43.
- So far, New Zealand has four points from four matches, with two losses and two victories.
- South Africa has won all three of their matches in the tournament so far.
- New Zealand has a 9-2 win-loss record against South Africa.