South Africa-W vs Australia-W: South Africa Women are all set to cross swords against the table toppers Australia in the 15th match of the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 at St. George’s Oval. Both the teams won the last matches they played, yet South Africa lost the first match against Sri Lanka.
Match: South Africa vs Australia ICC Women’s World T20 – 15 of 23
Date: 18th February 2023
Time: 10:30 PM IST
Venue: St. George’s Oval
Pitch Condition: The 15th T20 match will take place at St. George’s Oval. The pitch here is a batting friendly one as the bowlers will also get a little help from the surface. The spinners will get an advantage in the latter stages of the game. The average first innings score will be 150.
South Africa-W vs Australia-W – The Squad
South Africa: Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon (vc), Tebogo Macheke (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Anneke Bosch, Lara Goodall, Nadine de Klerk, Ayabonga Khaka, Tumi Sekhukhune, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Delmi Tucker, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Annerie Dercksen, Masabata Klaas.
Australia: Meg Lanning (c), Alyssa Healy (vc), Darcie Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham.
South Africa-W vs Australia-W – Team Performance in the Past Matches.
South Africa Women will take on Australia women in their third match of the Group stage match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Australia started the tournament very well as they won the two matches they played so far. Australia faced New Zealand in the first match and they win by a large margin of 97 runs. In the second match, Australia faced Sri Lanka and won the match by 10 wickets. Beth Mooney and Alyssa Healy, both scored a half-century in the match and they together reached the target of 112 raised by the Lankans without losing a wicket. Megan Schutt showcased an outstanding performance with the ball as she claimed 4 wickets. Grace Harris has got 2 wickets while Ellyse Perry has got a wicket.
South Africa women faced New Zealand women in their last match in the group stage and they won the match by a huge margin of 65 runs. With an excellent bowling side, South Africa restricted New Zealand to 67 runs in a 10-wicket loss. Nonkululeko Mlaba has got 3 wickets in the game while Chloe Tryon and Marizanne Kapp have got 2 wickets each. Also, Chloe Tryon top-scored in the match with a total of 40 runs. Nadine de Klerk added 28 runs while Sune Luus got 22 runs.
Being on top of the points table, Australia will surely try to win the match this time also. Let’s make a choice of fantasy team and wait for the match now.
South Africa-W vs Australia-W – Face to Face
South Africa women and Australia women faced each other 5 times in a T20 match. Out of these 5 matches, South Africa never had a chance to mark a win as Australia won all those matches. The last time they played a match was in March 2020.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means
Wicket-keeper: Beth Mooney, Alyssa Healy, Delmi Tucker.
Batters: Tahlia McGrath, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus.
All-Rounders: Ashleigh Gardner, Marizanne Kapp.
Bowlers: Megan Schutt, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkuleko Mlaba.
Captain: Ashleigh Gardner.
Vice-Captain: Tahlia McGrath.
Wicket-keeper: Beth Mooney, Alyssa Healy.
Batters: Meg Lanning, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus.
All-Rounders: Ashleigh Gardner, Elyssey Perry, Marizanne Kapp.
Bowlers: Megan Schutt, Georgia Wareham, Shabnim Ismail.
Captain: Meg Lanning.
Vice-Captain: Marizanne Kapp.
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