South Africa’s Chloe Tryon
The 11th match of the Commonwealth Games Women’s Cricket Competition 2022 will take place on the 4th of August 2022 between South Africa Women and Sri Lanka Women at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham.
Live Scores and Stats – South Africa Women v Sri Lanka Women
Current T20I Form South Africa Women:
South Africa Women have lost their last encounter against England Women by 26 runs.
England Women batted first and posted a total of 167 for 5 in 20 overs. The 17 year old Alice Capsey top scored with 50 runs to her name in 37 balls. Amy Jones and Katherine Brunt played phenomenal knocks down the order. They scored 36 and 38 runs respectively to take England Women to a respectable total of 167 in 20 overs.
During the chase, South Africa Women got off to a stable but a very slow start. The opening pair of Anneke Bosch and Tazmin Brits collected 64 runs for the first wicket partnership. However both the openers batted very slow and the pressure for quick scoring was passed on to the middle order. Laura Wolvaardt tried her best with a knock of 41 not out in 33 balls but it was not enough as South Africa Women fell short by 26 runs in the end.
Current T20I Form Sri Lanka Women:
Sri Lanka Women lost their last match against New Zealand Women by a big margin of 45 runs.
New Zealand Women batted first and posted a total of 147 for 7 in 20 overs. Suzie Bates was the top run scorer for New Zealand Women as she made 34 off 32 balls. The middle order including Amelia Kerr and Maddy Green failed to score runs. Lea Tahuhu’s cameo of 20 runs in the death overs really helped New Zealand get to a competitive total of 147 for 7 in 20 overs.
During the chase, Sri Lanka lost 4 wickets for just 24 runs including the big wicket of their captain and opener Chamari Athapaththu. Nilakshi de Silva tried her best in the middle order and scored 36 off 35 balls but she failed to provide any respite or hope for a successful chase. Sri Lanka Women were eventually restricted to 102 for 8 in 20 overs, as New Zealand won the match by 45 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Chamari Athapaththu, Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sugandika Kumari, Rashmi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Anushka Sanjeewani
Suné Luus (c), Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Mignon du Preez, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – South Africa Women
Who will win?– South Africa Women
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa Women), Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shabnim Ismail (South Africa Women), Oshadi Ranasinghe (Sri Lanka Women)
Most Sixes – Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa Women), Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka Women)
Player of the Match- Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa Women)
Team Scores Batting first – South Africa Women 150+, Sri Lanka Women 130+
Match Handicap: South Africa Women
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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