ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: West Indies Women vs England Women, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 2

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Match Preview

In the second match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, it will be West Indies women who will be locking horns with England women.

This match is going to be played on Saturday at Boland Park in Paarl.

Hayley Matthews is the skipper of the Windies’ side. Meanwhile, Stafanie Taylor is in the squad but has not recovered fully from her injury.

For the West Indies, players like Chinelle Henry, Shemaine Campbelle, and Shamilia Connell are going to be key.

While they lost the first warm-up game against Sri Lanka, West Indies will nevertheless look to bounce back with a win in their first group game.

On the other hand, Heather Knight the skipper of the English side has an eclectic blend of youngsters and experienced players.

After winning both of their warm-up games, they are riding high on confidence and will look to beat the West Indies in their first game as well.

England is also looking as one of the teams who can go to the finals of this tournament this year.

Match Details

Match: West Indies Women vs England Women

Venue: Boland Park, Paarl

Date: 11th February 2023

Time: 6:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

Boland Park is usually a bowling-friendly surface and will assist pacers more than spinners. Pacers can get some lateral movement from this pitch and the batsmen will have to stand their ground before playing their shots more freely.

Probable Playing XI for West Indies women vs England women

West Indies Women:

Chedean Nation, Djenaba Joseph, Zaida James, Aaliyah Alleyne, Chinelle Henry, Hayley Matthews (c), Stafanie Taylor, Trishan Holder, Rashada Williams (wk), Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Afy Fletcher, Karishma Ramharack, Shabika Gajnabi, Shakera Selman, Shamilia Connell

England Women:

Alice Capsey, Danni Wyatt, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Charlie Dean, Danielle Gibson, Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amy Jones (wk), Lauren Winfield-Hill (wk), Freya Davies, Issy Wong, Kate Cross, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Lauren Bell, Sarah Glenn, Sophie Ecclestone

Probable Playing XI for West Indies Women vs England Women

West Indies Women:

Hayley Matthews (c), Chinelle Henry, Stafanie Taylor, Shemaine Campbelle, Chedean Nation, Rashada Williams (wk), Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Shakera Selman, Karishma Ramharack, Aaliyah Alleyne

England Women:

Danni Wyatt, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Alice Capsey, Sophia Dunkley, Amy Jones (wk), Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Kate Cross, Sophie Ecclestone, Freya Davies

Predicted Winner

Previously, West Indies and England have faced each other in many close encounters. But, looking at the team combinations, England Women have a greater chance of winning this match.

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