West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women, 1st T20I
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Date & Time: September 28th, at 11:00 PM IST and 1:30 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
West Indies Women will now take on New Zealand Women in the 1st of the 5 matches T20I series on Wednesday. West Indies lost the preceding ODI series 2-1, they avoided White Wash by winning the 3rd ODI by 4 wickets which helped them to gain momentum heading into the T20I series. It’s been more than one year since they last played their T20I and although some of the players featured in the Commonwealth Games last month. Hayley Matthews who just moved to the top spot in the ODI all-rounders rankings will continue to lead the side in the shortest format as well.
New Zealand Women, on the other hand, applied their skills according to the conditions and got the desired result in the ODI series which they won by 2-1. They settled for Bronze in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games beating England Women by 8 wickets in the 3rd Place Play-off. They have played only one bilateral series this year where they beat India Women by 1-0. They have a 4-0 win-loss record against West Indies in their last 5 meetings.
What is the pitch report for WI-W vs NZ-W, 1st T20I?
(will be added when there is an update)
West Indies Women: WL-WW
New Zealand Women: WLLWW
What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for WI-W vs NZ-W, 1st T20I?
West Indies Women
Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Natasha McLean, Stafanie Taylor, Hayley Matthews (c), Kyshona Knight, Chedean Nation, Chinelle Henry, Shakera Selman, Shabika Gajanabi, Karishma Ramharack, Shamilia Connell
New Zealand Women
Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Brooke Halliday, Maddy Green, Lea Tahuhu, Hayley Jensen, Isabella Gaze (wk), Hannah Rowe, Fran Jonas, Jess Kerr
What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for WI-W vs NZ-W, 1st T20I?
Top Pick – Batter
Suzie Bates holds the record for the most runs in the head-to-head contest between New Zealand Women and West Indies Women. In 19 matches, she has scored 435 runs and picked up 8 wickets as well.
Top Pick – All-Rounder
Hayley Matthews has an outstanding track record in the T20Is. The 24-year-old all-rounder has scored 1133 runs at a strike rate of 105.29 and picked up 60 wickets with the best figures of 4 for 10.
Top Pick – Bowler
Jess Kerr is the go-to-go bowler for New Zealand Women. She is still in the early days of her career in the shortest format where she has scalped 9 wickets in 14 T20Is at an economy of 6.14.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Shemaine Campbelle has loads of experience in this format of the game. In 107 T20Is, she has added 852 runs and even picked up 34 wickets as well.
Amelia Kerr is an exciting all-round cricketer. She played a vital role in the ODI series win over West Indies. In her 47 T20Is, she has scored 325 runs and scalped 46 wickets.
What are the fantasy suggested teams for WI-W vs NZ-W, 1st T20I?
1. Shemaine Campbelle, Stafanie Taylor (vc), Suzie Bates (c), Maddy Green, Chedean Nation, Hayley Matthews, Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Shabika Gajanabi, Fran Jonas
2. Shemaine Campbelle, Stafanie Taylor, Suzie Bates, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews (vc), Sophie Devine, Lea Tahuhu, Amelia Kerr (c), Shakera Selman, Jess Kerr, Fran Jonas
WI-W vs NZ-W, 1st T20I Probable Winners:
New Zealand Women are expected to win this match.