Here is our Match Prediction and Tips for West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women 2nd ODI Match.
West Indies and New Zealand are all set to lock horns on the cricket field for the 2nd ODI match on 22nd September at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North South, Antigua.
New Zealand took the lead in this 3 match ODI series by 1-0 after they won the match by DLS method. They have the winning momentum in the series and will now be aiming to seal the series by winning the 2nd ODI match. Meanwhile, West Indies will be looking forward to leveling the series by 1-1 in the second game.
New Zealand bowled first in the previous ODI. After the first early wicket of top 5 batsmen, Kyshona Knight and Chinelle Henry made a partnership of 83 runs. Knight scored 36 runs and Henry piled up 44 runs which led West Indies to post a total of just 168 runs in 35 overs.
Fran Jonas and Jess Kerr picked 2 wickets each for New Zealand in the first innings with an economy of 4.8 and 3.1.
The New Zealand batsman gave their team a solid start by making an opening partnership of 54 runs. Opener Sophie Devine scored 25 runs and Suzie Bates smashed 51 runs. Later on in the match, Amelia Kerr scored 47 runs off 67 balls which steadied the run chase. New Zealand chased down the target in 33 overs and won the match.
Hayley Matthews was immaculate in the second innings. She picked 3 wickets with an economy rate of 4. Chinelle Henry and Afy Fletcher took 1 wicket each at an economy of 7.7 and 3.9 respectively.
West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd ODI Match Details –
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
Date and Time: 22nd September, Thursday, at 7:00 PM IST
West Indies Women vs New Zealand Women 2nd ODI Match Prediction and Tips
✅ 50 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 240 runs if West Indies Women bats first
✅ Total first innings score can be under 230 runs if New Zealand bats first
✅ West Indies to win the match
✅ Player of the Match – Hayley Matthews
✅ Highest wicket-taker – Afy Fletcher
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Players to watch out for –
Suzie Bates was seen in good touch in the previous ODI match. She scored 51 runs off 65 balls under pressure. She might look forward to anticipating the same in the upcoming fixture.
Our Prediction – Suzie Bates to score over 50 runs in the second match.
Jess Kerr is expected to take over 3 wickets in the upcoming match.
Hayley Matthews has been in red hot form lately. She was among the top run-scorers for the West Indies in the previous ODI series. We expect her to score some runs in the second match.
Our Prediction – Hayley Matthews to score over 60 runs in the second match.
Amelia Kerr will score over 50 runs in the 2nd ODI.
Natasha McLean can score over 40 runs to give West Indies a good start in the match.
Fran Jonas was lethal in the previous ODI match and will look forward to doing the same in the upcoming fixture as well by taking 3 plus wickets.
Pitch Report –
The pitch at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is well balanced for both batters and bowlers in white-ball cricket. In the 10 women’s ODI games here, the average first innings score is below 200 runs with good help for the pacers.
Probable Playing XI for West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd 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