ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Australia Women vs New Zealand Women, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 3

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Match Preview

In the third game of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, it will be defending champions, Australia Women up against New Zealand Women.

Boland Park in Paarl will host this match on Saturday.

Looking at Australia, then they are coming back on series wins against India and Pakistan. They beat India, Women, 4-1, and Pakistan Women 2-0 in the T20I series.

They are also the strong contenders to win this trophy yet again. But, they got a shocker of a defeat from Ireland Women in their last warm-up game before the tournament after they beat India in the first one.

On the other hand, New Zealand Women have recently beaten Bangladesh Women 3-0 in their last T20I series and are expected to qualify for the semi-finals of this tournament.

The key players for New Zealand will be skipper Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, and youngster Amelia Kerr.

This will be a cracking contest between the two sides tomorrow and fans will be supercharged for this contest.

Match Details

Match: Australia Women vs New Zealand Women, Match 3

Venue: Boland Park, Paarl

Date: 11th February 2023

Time: 10:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

When it comes to Boland Park, the pitch is favorable both for batters and bowlers. The average first innings score at this venue is 109. Both Australia and New Zealand will look to score big in this match, hence the toss will prove to be crucial this game.

Squads for Australia Women vs New Zealand Women

Australia Women:

Beth Mooney, Grace Harris, Meg Lanning (c), Annabel Sutherland, Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Heather Graham, Jess Jonassen, Kim Garth, Tahlia McGrath, Alyssa Healy (wk), Alana King, Darcie Brown, Georgia Wareham, Megan Schutt

New Zealand Women:

Brooke Halliday, Georgia Plimmer, Lauren Down, Maddy Green, Amelia Kerr, Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Eden Carson, Fran Jonas, Hannah Rowe, Hayley Jensen, Jess Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Molly Penfold

Probable Playing XI for Australia Women vs New Zealand Women

Australia Women:

Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Grace Harris, Tahlia McGrath, Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Alana King, Alyssa Healy (wk), Annabel Sutherland, Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen

New Zealand Women:

Suzie Bates, Maddy Green, Lauren Down, Brooke Halliday, Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr, Hannah Rowe, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas

Predicted Winner

Looking at the team combinations, Australia Women look the probable winners of this match.

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