NZ-W vs SA-W Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Series draws to a close today as either side approaches this affair with one eye on the upcoming world cup
Where South Africa had cleaned out New Zealand in the ODI series, the hosts hit back strong in the T20 series to seal it the last time around. Taking an unassailable 3-1 lead in the fourth T20 of the series, the White Ferns befittingly wrapped up the series given their emphatic brand of cricket.
What will please the side is not only the fact that they have managed to recover so strongly after being wiped out 3-0 in the ODI series but the manner in which the T20 series win has come about in. Across the course of the series, they have clearly been the better side, not only winning ties but comprehensively battering a stern South Africa unit.
It was something which was vindictive in the fourth T20 with New Zealand routing South Africa by a colossal 68 runs. They outshone South Africa with both the bat and ball, scoring 170 first before returning with an equally flair filled bowling display to sniffle and stall South Africa’s run chase at a mere 102.
New Zealand have by far been the better side this series and come the culminating encounter, we envision them continuing their dominance. They have completely outshone the visitors in all three departments on the day and should manage to emulate their savoury maverick displays today as well.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
Rain will be in the air for today’s encounter, something which will lead the side winning the toss choosing to field first today. Overall, this is a nice, hard, solid and brown surface, one where the ball comes onto the bat exquisitely to allow finding the boundary an easy task.
Probable Playing 11
Sophie Devine (C), Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Maddy Green, Amelia Kerr, Katey Martin (WK), Hayley Jensen, Anna Peterson, Holly Huddleston, Jess Kerr, Rosemary Mair
Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Dane van Niekerk (C), Mignon du Preez, Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty (WK), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba
Three Match ODI Series
Match: New Zealand vs South Africa Fifth T20
Date And Time: 13th February, Thursday- 6:30am IST
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin
Where To Watch: Cricket South Africa YouTube
- Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair
- Lizelle Lee, Dane van Niekerk, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba
Top 4 Batting Order
- Sophie Devine, Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Maddy Green
- Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Dane van Niekerk, Mignon du Preez
- Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr
- Lizelle Lee, Dane van Niekerk
Death Overs Bowlers
- Holly Huddleston, Jess Kerr
- Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba
NZ-W vs SA-W Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
South Africa’s Lizelle Lee finally offered glimpses of what she’s capable of with the bat the last time around with a solid little innings of 25 runs in the opening slot to see us move in with the South African wicket-keeper for the contest.
NZ-W vs SA-W Dream11 Batswomen
Unbeaten on 46 runs the last time around to see New Zealand pile on a gargantuan score infront of South Africa, Suzie Bates makes an instant canter into our side from the home unit. Elsewhere, we have opted to move in for Sune Luus and Mignon du Preez from the visiting unit with the duo making for a myriad one, a partnership of two players who are more than adept of both holding fort and opening their arms with ease.
NZ-W vs SA-W Dream11 All-Rounders
With three 50s and a 100 in the foregone encounter, Sophie Devine was the first name on our mind before we had even begun crafting our Dream 11 side for this one. She’s been the fulcrum of her side’s batting order, a player in daunting form which has seen her send South Africa’s bowling unit packing with disdain.
Amelia Kerr and Hayley Jensen both got the one wicket apiece in the previous encounter with their restrictive line and length leaving the visitors in angst to see them come in as well from the home side. Elsewhere, from South Africa, their captain Dane van Niekerk comes in as the singular pick for this encounter.
NZ-W vs SA-W Dream11 Bowling Order
Jess Kerr wrecked havoc in South Africa’ batting ranks the last time around with two wickets for a mere 17 runs to see us make her an instant pick for the day. Rosemary Mair joins while from South Africa we are getting their highest wicket taker in the series, Ayabonga Khaka for today’s upcoming contest.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Devine is the series’ leading run getter and will be captaining our side with Dane coming in as the vice-captain.
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
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.