ICC Women’s T20 World Cup : RSA-W vs SL-W 1st match preview, prediction, dream11, Live streaming details
South Africa women vs Sri Lanka Women Match Preview
South Africa Women (SA-W) will face off against Sri Lanka Women (SL-W) in the opening game of the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup on February 10th at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. The home team had a mixed record in their warm-up games, winning one and losing one. They will aim to put their best foot forward against the Sri Lanka team led by Chamari Athapaththu and start their World Cup campaign with a victory.
Sri Lanka also won one warm-up game and lost one. The team will be looking for stronger contributions from their batters if they hope to beat SA-W on their home field. The Sri Lanka management will hope for a complete performance from their squad in the upcoming match.
South Africa women vs Sri Lanka Women Match Detail
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Date & Time: February 10, 10:30 PM IST
SA-W vs SL-W Pitch Report
The Newlands Stadium typically has a slightly damp pitch, providing support for bowlers with the new ball. The last game played at the venue was a low-scoring match between India and Australia, making chasing the target a challenging task. In the last five international games held at the Newlands, the team that batted first has emerged victorious on four occasions.
SA-W vs SL-W Probable Playing XIs
South Africa Women (SA-W)
Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Marizanne Kap, Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon, Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba
Sri Lanka Women (SL-W)
Harshitha Madavi, Chamari Athapaththu (c), Vishmi Gunaratne, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Malsha Shehani, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasuriya
SA-W vs SL-W Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter: Laura Wolvaardt
Laura Wolvaardt has established herself as a top performer on the international stage. From the outset, she has been aggressive against the opposition and given her team quick starts with the bat. In the warm-up game against the Women in Green, she smashed an impressive fifty and will look to deliver another outstanding batting performance in the opening match of the T20 World Cup.
Probable best bowler: Ayabonga Khaka
Ayabonga Khaka has been a key contributor for South Africa with the ball in all formats of the game. In the warm-up game against Sri Lanka, she was exceptional, claiming two wickets for just 23 runs in three overs. She will aim to maintain her form and create chaos for the opposition in the upcoming match.
SA-W vs SL-W Dream11 Team Prediction
Captain: Marizanne Kapp
Vice-Captain: Chamari Athapaththu
Suggested Playing XI for SA-W vs SL-W Fantasy Cricket:
Wicketkeepers: Anushka Sanjeewani, Sinalo Jafta
Batters: Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Nilakshi de Silva
All-rounders: Chamari Athapaththu, Marizanne Kapp, Oshadi Ranasinghe
Bowlers: Inoka Ranaweera, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka
South Africa women vs Sri Lanka Women Match Prediction
South Africa women has more chances of win.