IN-W vs SA-W Fantasy Prediction: India Women vs South Africa Women 2nd T20I – 21 March 2021 (Lucknow). Shafali Verma, Anne Bosch, and Smriti Mandhana are the players to look out for in this game.
India Women will take on South Africa Women in the 2nd game of the three-game T20I series, which will be played at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. Team India would want to make a comeback in this series.
The South African team dominated in the ODI format, whereas they registered an easy win in the first T20I game as well. Indian needs to bounce back as this game is a DO or DIE game for them.
Pitch Report – The average 1st innings batting score in T20I games (Men’s) played at this ground is 166 runs.
Total Games Played: 4; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 0
Match Details :
Time:- 7.00 PM, Ground:- Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Probable XI for both sides:-
India Women – Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Harleen Deol, Jemimah Rodrigues, Richa Ghosh, Deepti Sharma, Nuzhat Parween, Simran Bahadur, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
South Africa Women – Lizelle Lee, Anne Bosch, Sune Luus, Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba.
NOTE:- The stats mentioned are of T20I games.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Smriti Mandhana, Sune Luus, Shafali Verma, Lizelle Lee, and Shabnim Ismail.
IN-W vs SA-W Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
S Jafta (Price 8) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Both openers are not going to make an impact in the game.
IN-W vs SA-W Fantasy Batters
S Mandhana (Price 10), S Verma (Price 9.5), and J Rodrigues (Price 8.5) will be our batters from India. Smriti has scored 1727 T20I runs at an average of 25.02, whereas Shafali is an aggressive opener, and she has scored 510 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 143.66. Rodrigues is also a brilliant T20 player, and she has scored 960 T20I runs at an average of 26.66. All three of them are top-order players.
L Lee (Price 10) and L Wolvaardt (Price 9) will be our batters from South Africa. Lee has scored 1700 T20I runs, whereas Wolvaardt has scored 464 T20I runs at an average of 23.20. Both of them are technically skilled players, whereas Lee was the highest run-scorer of the ODI series.
IN-W vs SA-W Fantasy All-Rounders
S Luus (Price 9) and A Bosch (Price 8) will be our all-rounders from South Africa. Luus has scored 795 T20I runs in her career, whereas she has scalped 47 wickets. Bosch scored a brilliant half-century in the last game as an opener, whereas she scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
[You can take Harleen Deol instead of Laura Wolvaardt]
IN-W vs SA-W Fantasy Bowlers
S Ismail (Price 9.5) will be our bowler from South Africa. Ismail has scalped 109 wickets in 96 T20I games, and she is the best bowler of this side.
P Yadav (Price 9) and R Gayakwad (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from India. Yadav has 95 T20I scalps in 68 games, whereas Gayakwad has scalped 35 wickets in T20I cricket. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: South Africa Women are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Smriti Mandhana and Sune Luus
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
All the captain’s pick + Anne Bosch and Shabnim Ismail
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.