Here is our Match Prediction and Tips for West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI Match.
West Indies Women and New Zealand Women will battle it out on the cricket field for the 1st ODI match on 15th September at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.
New Zealand is all set to play another ODI series after playing against England in CommonWealth Games. They gave Engaldm a tough competition in the previous match and won the match. Meanwhile, West Indies are also coming from a loss against Australia in the ODI World Cup.
Sophie Devine was the best batsman for New Zealand in the previous Commonwealth Games. She amassed 177 runs in 5 matches with an average of 44.25. Suzie Bates was among the top 5 run scorers of the CommonWealth Games with 151 runs and an average of 37.75.
Hayley Jensen took 7 wickets in the entire tournament, while Sophie Devine took 6 wickets. New Zealand’s bowling performance has been improving day by day and we expect them to exhibit the same in the upcoming series.
Hayley Matthews was the best batsman for West Indies in their previous ODI World Cup. She smashed 260 runs in 8 matches with an amazing average of 37.14.
She was also the best bowler for West Indies. Hayley picked 10 wickets with an average of 24.20.
West Indies vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match Details –
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.
Date and Time: 16th September, Friday, at 7:00 PM IST
West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI Match Prediction and Tips
✅ 80 runs can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ 1 wicket can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ Total first innings score can be over 290 runs if West Indies bats first
✅ Total first innings score can be under 270 runs if New Zealand bats first
✅ New Zealand to win the match
✅ Player of the Match – Sophie Devine
✅ Highest wicket-taker – Amelia Kerr
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Players to watch out for –
Sophie Devine is an experienced New Zealand player and knows how to build innings in this format of the game. The New Zealand opener has accumulated 177 runs in 5 ODI innings at an average of 44.25 with the highest score of 71.
Our Prediction – Sophie Devine to score over 50 runs in the first match.
Hayley Matthews has been the best all-rounder for West Indies. She is a stylish right hand batter and can play under any condition.
Our Prediction – Hayley Matthews to score over 70 runs in the first match.
Suzie Bates will score over 35 runs in the first ODI.
Amelia Kerr has been performing brilliantly for his team and we expect him to take over 3 wickets in the upcoming fixture.
Stafanie Taylor can score over 50 runs to give West Indies solid start in the match.
Jess Kerr is the player West Indies should watch out for as he can do some serious damage with the ball.
Pitch Report –
The surface at the Cazaly’s Stadium is a bowling-friendly one, and offers great assistance to both pacers and spinners. Batsmen will have to spend quality time in the middle to get going here.
The temperature is expected to hover around 23°C on the matchday with 71% humidity and 14 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
Probable Playing XI for West Indies vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match
West Indies Women – Shemaine Campbelle, Stafanie Taylor, Chedean Nation, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews(C), Chinelle Henry, Aaliyah Alleyne, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Shakera Selman, SS Connell, Afy Fletcher
New Zealand Women – IC Gaze, SW Bates, ML Green, BM Halliday, SFM Devine(C), AC Kerr, LMM Tahuhu, HM Rowe, HNK Jensen, Jess Kerr, F Jonas