Cricket Match Predictions: Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022- 8th Match - New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women- 2 August, 2022
The 8th match of the Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022 will take place on the 2nd of August 2022 between New Zealand Women and Sri Lanka Women Women at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham.
LIVE SCORES - 8th Match - New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women
Current T20I New Zealand Women:
New Zealand Women have won their first match of the Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket 2022 against South Africa Women by 13 runs.
New Zealand Women batted first and played brilliantly. They posted a huge total of 167 for 2 on board in 20 overs. Suzie Bates batted very well for her 91 in 64 balls. She was well assisted by Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr, who also scored 48 and 20 respectively to take the team's total past the 160 run mark to 167 for 2.
During the chase, South Africa Women lost 2 wickets for just 15 runs. Laura Wolvaardt and Mignon du Preez in the middle order tried to revive the innings with their knocks of 26 and 28 respectively. Chloe Tryon in the middle order smashed 39 off just 17 deliveries but she got dismissed at a wrong time as South Africa fell short by 13 runs in the end.
Current T20I Form Sri Lanka Women:
Sri Lanka Women have lost their last match in a low scoring encounter against England Women by 5 wickets.
Sri Lanka Women batted first and lost their first wicket on the first ball of the innings. Chamari Athapaththu and Hasini Perera hit some beautiful shots and fully utilized the powerplay overs. Sri Lanka Women lost wickets on a regular interval in the middle overs. It caused their run rate to slow down. Sri Lanka Women were restricted to a total of 106 for 9 in 20 overs.
During the chase, England Women got off to a terrible start. They lost 2 wickets for just 26 runs. Nat Sciver was also dismissed in the 9th over and England Women looked to be in trouble. Alice Capsey at number 3 played a brilliant innings of 44 in 45 balls. Maia Bouchier played an anchor role to steer England Women home in the 18th over with 5 wickets in hand.
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
Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Jess McFadyen, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – New Zealand Women
Who will win?- New Zealand Women
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka Women), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Oshadi Ranasinghe (Sri Lanka Women), Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand Women)
Most Sixes – Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka Women), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand Women)
Player of the Match- Amelia Kerr (New Zealand Women)
Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand Women 150+, Sri Lanka Women 120+
Match Handicap: New Zealand 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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