England Women vs Pakistan Women, 12th T20 Match Prediction2020-02-29
Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia
Pakistan Women face a steep challenge from intimidating England Women!
England Women will defeat Pakistan Women!
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England Women could not start the World Cup campaign on a winning note against South Africa, even after taking the match all the way to 20th over while defending a decent target of 124. However, against Thailand, they managed to secure an easy win by smashing the highest total of the tournament, 176 runs.
Pakistan Women on the other hand straightaway opened their account by defeating West Indies Women after Javeria Khan and Muneeba Ali gave the team a flying start during the chase. Diana Baig and Nida Dar were remarkable with the ball to restrict West Indies under 125. The win was only their second against West Indies Women in the T20 format.
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England Women were unfortunate to lose the first game against South Africa after Mignon du Preez struck a six in the final over of the match. England Women could not make enough runs on the board after Sciver (41-balls 50) did not get support from the fellow batsmen while batting first. Still defending 124, English bowlers did well not to take the match till the 20th over. Ecclestone (2 for 19) was the pick of the bowers, while Shrubsole and Glenn took 1 wicket each.
In the second T20I against Thailand Women, Heather Knight’s maiden T20I century (66-balls 108 runs) powered the side to 176 runs in 20 overs batting first, while Sciver smashed the second consecutive half-century to support the skipper after both the openers returned to the pavilion on a duck. Shrubsole’s 3 for 21 and Sciver’s 2 for 5 did not allow Thailand Women batsmen to settle; eventually, England Women won the game by 98 runs.
Heather Knight is the leading run-scorer for England with 376 runs in last 10 games with an average of 47.00 and strike rate of 136.23, followed by Natalie Sciver who scored 249 runs in 10 matches. Sophie Ecclestone leads the bowling unit with 17 wickets in last 10 matches followed by Anya Shrubsole (10 wickets in 8 games).
Key Player: Sophie Ecclestone, Natalie Sciver, Heather Knight
Sarah Glenn, Danielle Wyatt, Anya Shrubsole, Sophie Ecclestone, Lauren Winfield, Amy Ellen Jones, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Natalie Sciver, Katherine Brunt
|A Ellen Jones||0||2||0||0||0|
Pakistan Women were ecstatic to claim their second-ever win over West Indies Women in the T20 format, and their first one in this tournament, to blow the group-B wide open for all its teams. Bowling first, Pakistan Women restricted West Indies Women just a run under 124 in 20 overs. The skipper Bismah Maroof credited the bowlers for picking up the wickets at crucial times, which put the opponents under pressure.
While chasing 125, Muneeba Ali and Javeria Khan added crucial 58 runs for the first wicket in just 7.2 overs, before Javeria Khan departed. Which meant, they needed another 67 runs in 77 balls. Bismah Maroof’s innings of 38 runs were vital to seal the match comfortably in 18.2 overs.
In the last 10 T20Is, Bismah Maroof is the leading run-scorer for Pakistan with 293 runs followed by Javeria Khan (237 runs), both have 100 plus strike-rate. Anam Amin leads the bowling department with 9 wickets in 7 games followed by Nida Dar (9 wickets in 7 matches).
Key Players: Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Javeria Khan
Diana Baig, Aliya Riaz, Javeria Khan, Aiman Anwer, Bismah Maroof, Muneeba Ali, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Nida Dar, Iram Javed, Sidra Nawaz
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||26||0 mm.||1.46 k/h||From: E||49%|
|03h||29||0 mm.||1.66 k/h||From: NE||39%|
|06h||27||0 mm.||2 k/h||From: N||55%|
|09h||15||0 mm.||0.98 k/h||From: ENE||92%|
|12h||12||0 mm.||1.23 k/h||From: NE||78%|
|15h||12||0 mm.||0.91 k/h||From: NNE||96%|
|18h||12||0 mm.||1.44 k/h||From: NNE||98%|
|21h||12||0 mm.||0.85 k/h||From: NNW||65%|
On the match day, the weather at Canberra is expected to be partly cloudy. Daytime temperature can reach 26°c while nighttime minimum temperature is going to dip to 9°c. It will be dry with no precipitation and cloud covering 18% of the sky, the humidity will be around 57%.
The venue for the match is Manuka Oval, Canberra, which is established in 1929 and has a capacity of 12000 people.
The pitch at the Canberra is good for batting throughout. Match between Australia and Pakistan played in November 2019 was the only T20I match hosted here, which was won by the home side chasing down 150 plus score comfortably in 18.3 overs. England Women’s 176 runs in the match against Thailand Women is the highest score here in this tournament. It is recommended to bat first after winning the toss.
Both the teams’ performances have been notable in this tournament. On one hand, Pakistan registered a deserving and comprehensive win over West Indies Women, their first in the tournament, while England Women thrashed Thailand after losing to South Africa earlier.
The batsmen and bowlers of England Women team look in a very good form. Natalie Sciver has been great with the bat and the ball, while Heather Knight’s batting in the second match was outstanding. Head to head, Pakistan Women lost the last five games played against England Women.
England Women will defeat Pakistan Women!
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