West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women, 3rd ODI Match Preview and Fantasy Prediction
New Zealand Women tour of West Indies, 2022
WI-W vs NZ-W, 3rd ODI
West Indies Women will cross swords with New Zealand Women for the third and final time in the three-match ODI series. The match is scheduled at the same venue i.e. Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Sunday, September 22. The away team has already sealed the series 2-0. Now it will be fascinating to see whether West Indies Women can bounce back and avoid the humiliation of a whitewash at their home.
Already at an unassailable 2-0 lead against the home side, New Zealand Women won the first ODI by five runs (DLS method) and the successive one by two wickets and 59 balls remaining to seal the series. In the first match, rain interrupted the game and New Zealand had to chase a target of 155 runs in 35 overs. With the likes of Suzie Bates and Amelia Kerr, the White Ferns won the match on the final ball of the 33rd overs.
In the second ODI, West Indies Women were restricted to 169 for a loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. New Zealand Women while chasing lost 8 wickets just before finishing off the game on the first ball of the 41st over. The two contests have engrossed the fans and another fascinating battle is on the card. The two sides have played a total of 22 ODI matches against each other so far. The White Ferns are leading the tally by a 13-8 margin.
Match: WI-W vs NZ-W, 3rd ODI, New Zealand Women tour of West Indies, 2022
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
The pitch at The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is well balanced for both the batting and bowling departments. The team winning the toss may select to bowl first as in both the previous matches, the chasing team has successfully won.
WI-W vs NZ-W Squads
WI-W: Rashada Williams (wk), Hayley Matthews (c), Natasha McLean, Shabika Gajnabi, Stafanie Taylor, Kyshona Knight, Chinelle Henry, Shakera Selman, Afy Fletcher, Karishma Ramharack, Shamilia Connell, Chedean Nation, Sheneta Grimmond, Aaliyah Alleyne, Cherry Ann Fraser, Jannillea Glasgow, Shemaine Campbelle
NZ-W: Sophie Devine (c), Isabella Gaze (wk), Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Lauren Down, Hayley Jensen, Brooke Halliday, Jess Kerr, Hannah Rowe, Fran Jonas, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer, Eden Carson, Lea Tahuhu
WI-W vs NZ-W Probable Playing XIs
WI-W: Rashada Williams (wk), Natasha McLean, Shabika Gajnabi, Stafanie Taylor, Hayley Matthews (c), Kyshona Knight, Chinelle Henry, Shakera Selman, Afy Fletcher, Karishma Ramharack, Shamilia Connell
NZ-W: Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Lauren Down, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Lea Tahuhu, Isabella Gaze (wk), Eden Carson, Fran Jonas
New Zealand are flying high on confidence and with a squad performing exceptionally well, they definitely have an upper hand in the third match. Thus, we fancy the away side to win this match.
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