New Zealand Women vs. England Women : REDEMPTION FOR NEW ZEALAND? || 3rd ODI
New Zealand Women vs. England Women 2021
3rd ODI – Sun, 28th February
England Women bowled in the first innings, and the White Ferns really couldn’t get started with the bat. They were hustled out under 200 on both instances, and the England top-order washed out the chase in no time. England’s bowling has been top-grade, and it has been a joint effort. With the bat, England’s top three have done the majority of the notching and have aided the side to comfortable wins.
Possible playing XI: Tammy Beaumont, Danielle Wyatt, Fran Wilson, Natalie Sciver, Amy Ellen Jones (wk), Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone/Mady Villiers, Heather Knight (c), Sarah Glenn, Natasha Farrant/Freya Davies, Kate Cross.
Timid New Zealand:
On the contrary, the hosts New Zealand have just not been competent to turn up with the bat. The top-order has collapsed in both matches, and it has been Brooke Halliday who has come to the save in the middle-order and fetched some decency to the total. The bowling has gusted hot and cold as well.
Possible playing XI: Natalie Dodd/Frances Mackay, Katey Martin (wk), Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr, Brooke Halliday, Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Amy Satterthwaite, Hannah Rowe, Jess Kerr, Fran Jonas.
The venue, Pitch Report, and Toss Prediction:
In what has been a totally one-sided tournament so far, England Women have been overriding and have scrubbed aside New Zealand Women in the first two matches. In fact, both the games have followed a comparable outline.
The wicket at the University Oval in Dunedin is a decent one to bat on. The ball slides onto the bat kindly, and the batters can play rounds on the up. Nevertheless, there will most perhaps be some support for the bowlers as well. The speedsters are probable to find some lateral movement early on, while the spin bowlers will also get some turn. A total of around 245-255 could be par on this venue.
The White Ferns will be frantic to avoid a wipe-out and, more prominently, terminate an 11-match losing streak in ODI cricket. The last time they got the victory in ODI cricket was in February 2019. This game is technically a dead rubber as England women have already sealed the series to their name. However, we shall see if the hosts, New Zealand Women, can manage to find some redemption.
The visitors enter this final game at the odds of 1.25. They are no wonder the favourites owing to their recent form. At the same time, the New Zealand women enter this game at the odds of 3.55. The England Women’s team’s all-rounders give them much more equilibrium, although the White ferns are losing some of their vital players in this series. This ought to be an effortless game for the visitors yet again.