Dane van Niekerk is an important player for the Oval Invincibles and can be a good pick for the match.
Birmingham Women and Oval Invincibles Women will lock horns in the Match 18 of the Women’s English 100 Balls League on Wednesday, August 4. The former have won one game out of the four matches that they have played and are currently placed at the sixth position of the points table.
Oval Invincibles, on the other hand, have secured two victories in the tournament from the four matches. They are positioned at the third place in the points table.
Birmingham Women vs Oval Invincibles Women, Match 18
Venue: Edgbaston Stadium
Date & Time: August 4 at 8:00 PM IST
Live Streaming: FanCode
The surface at the Edgbaston is expected to be inclined towards the batters. The pacers might get help in the latter part with spinners chiming in the middle order.
Probable Playing XIs for BPH-W vs OVI-W:
Birmingham Phoenix Women:
Shafali Verma, Evelyn Jones, Emily Arlott, Amy Jones(c, wk), Katie Mack, Erin Burns, Georgia Elwiss, Gwenan Davies, Issy Wong, Kirstie Gordon, Abtaha Maqsood
Oval Invincibles Women:
Alice Capsey, Georgia Adams, Sarah Bryce (wk), Fran Wilson, Dane Van Niekerk(c), Mady Villiers, Tash Farrant, Grace Gibbs, Jo Gardner, Eva Gray, Danielle Gregory
Top Picks for BPH-W vs OVI-W:
Dane van Niekerk is an important player for the Oval Invincibles and can be a good pick for the match. In the tournament so far, she has scored 120 runs. She comes in handy with both the bat and the ball.
Amy Jones has chipped in 107 runs in the tournament. Heading into this encounter, her contributions will be important for the team.
Katie Mack is another player you can bank on. In the last game, she scored 24 runs, whereas against the Southern Brave, she smashed 31 runs. She will be keen to perform well in this game as well.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BPH-W vs OVI-W 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Amy Jones (vc), Katie Mack, Evelyn Jones, Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Georgia Elwiss, Dane Van Niekerk (c), Grace Gibbs, Tash Farrant, Mady Villiers, Issy Wong
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BPH-W vs OVI-W 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Amy Jones, Sarah Bryce, Katie Mack (c), Evelyn Jones, Alice Capsey, Georgia Elwiss, Dane Van Niekerk, Grace Gibbs, Tash Farrant (vc), Kirstie Gordon, Mady Villiers
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Dane Van Niekerk and Katie Mack
Vice-Captain Options: Tash Farrant and Amy Jones
Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.