Date: 18 February 2023
Time: 10:30 PM IST
Venue: St George's Park, Gqeberha
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The mighty Australian Women's cricket team will be up against host South Africa in the 15th match of the ongoing T20 Women's World Cup, on Saturday at St George's Park, Gqeberha. While Australia have won all three of their games so far and are dominating the rankings of Group 1, South Africa Women have won and lost a game each from two games played . Ahead of Australia vs South Africa clash, let’s try to understand which team has a better chance to win a game.
The track at St. George’s Park has balanced conditions and pacers are likely to get plenty of help. A healthy contest between bat and ball will surely be on cards.
There is little doubt over the quality of the Australia Women's cricket team. Alyssa Healy is currently leading the batters' chart with 146 runs in three innings. Meanwhile, Meg Lanning is another crucial batter for the team as she has accumulated 89 runs in two innings.
On the other hand, South Africa secured a dominating win against New Zealand on the back of impressive performance from bowlers. Left-arm orthodox Nonkululeko Mlaba picked three wickets while Chloe Tryon and Marizanne Kapp bagged two wickets each. The next clash will be an exciting clash between all-round Australians versus South Africa’s bowling.
Probable playing XI:
South Africa Women:
Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon, Delmi Tucker, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, Georgia Wareham, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
Australia Women will be clear favourites to win the game against South Africa Women.
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