EN-W vs IN-W Fantasy Prediction: England Women vs India Women 1st ODI – 27 June 2021 (Bristol). Heather Knight and Natalie Sciver are the best fantasy picks for this game.
England Women will take on India Women in the 1st game of the three-game ODI series, which will be played at the County Ground in Bristol. Both teams would want to prove their supremacy with the white ball.
England women’s team is full of superstar players, and they would want to continue their good form. Knight and Sciver are their star players, whereas Beaumont, Brunt, and Ecclestone are other big names. Shafali will make her ODI debut for India, whereas Mithali, Smriti, and Harmanpreet need to take care of the batting department.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score in ODI games (Men’s) played at this ground is 242 runs.
Total Games Played: 17; Bat 1st Won: 7; Bat 2nd Won: 10
Match Details :
Time:- 3.30 PM, Ground:- County Ground, Bristol, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
England Women – Tammy Beaumont, Sophia Dunkley, Heather Knight, Natalie Sciver, Amy Jones, Lauren Winfield, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Anya Shrubsole, Kate Cross, Sarah Glenn.
India Women – Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Punam Raut, Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia, Shikha Pandey, Jhulan Goswami, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht.
NOTE:- The stats mentioned are of ODI games.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Heather Knight, Nat Sciver, Sophie Ecclestone, Tammy Beaumont, and Shafali Verma.
EN-W vs IN-W Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Amy Jones (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Jones has scored 1017 ODI runs at an average of 28.25, whereas she was brilliant in the recent domestic tournament.
EN-W vs IN-W Fantasy Batters
Mithali Raj (Price 9.5) and Shafali Verma (Price 8.5) will be our batters from India. Raj has scored 7908 ODI runs at an average of 51.06, whereas Verma has scored 617 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 148.31. Mithali was brilliant in the last series against South Africa, whereas Verma will make her ODI debut.
[You can take Smriti Mandhana instead of Mithali Raj]
Tammy Beaumont (Price 9.5) will be our batter from England. Beaumont has scored 2618 ODI runs at an average of 45.13, whereas she scored 276 runs at 92.00 on the last Kiwi tour. She is a wonderful opening batter.
EN-W vs IN-W Fantasy All-Rounders
Deepti Sharma (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from India. Sharma has scored 1488 ODI runs at an average of 39.15, whereas she has scalped 65 wickets with the ball. She is the ace all-rounder of the Indian team.
Heather Knight (Price 10), Nat Sciver (Price 10), and Katherine Brunt (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from England. Knight and Sciver are veterans of 2935 & 1981 ODI runs, respectively, whereas both of them have scalped 49 wickets each. Brunt is a veteran of 153 ODI wickets, whereas she has scored 844 runs with the bat. All three of them are excellent players.
EN-W vs IN-W Fantasy Bowlers
Sophie Ecclestone (Price 9) will be our bowler from England. Ecclestone has scalped 39 ODI wickets in 27 games, whereas her economy has been 3.80. She is a genuine wicket-taker.
Poonam Yadav (Price 8.5) and Ekta Bisht (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from India. Yadav has scalped 72 ODI wickets in 50 games, whereas Bisht has 96 scalps in 61 ODI matches. Both of them are wicket-takers, and they stay economical in bowling.
Match Prediction: England Women will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Heather Knight and Nat Sciver
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
All the captain’s pick + Tammy Beaumont and Mithali Raj
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.