The Blaze Vs Central Sparks match preview – BLA vs CES fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup

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The Blaze Vs Central Sparks match preview – BLA vs CES fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup
The Blaze Vs Central Sparks BLA vs CES

The Blaze Vs Central Sparks Match Preview & Prediction

  • The Blaze take on Central Sparks in the 10th game of the Charlotte Edwards Cup, 2023
  • The game will be played at the Uptonsteel County Ground in Leicester
  • This will be the 3rd H2H meeting between these 2 teams, with Sparks emerging victorious on both the occasions
  • Sparks are heading into this game on the back of a closely fought defeat against Diamonds, whereas The Blaze are unbeaten so far in the competition with 2 wins from 2 games

The Blaze Vs Central Sparks Weather Forecast:

The Weather is likely to stay clear throughout the game

The Blaze Vs Central Sparks Pitch Report:

  • There have only been 2 WT20 games played at this venue previously, and both were won by the chasing team
  • Pacers have accounted for 14 off the 23 wickets to have fallen here across these 2 games
  • The average 1st innings score here across these 2 games has been 117 runs

Squads:

The Blaze: Kirstie Gordon (c), Marie Kelly, Tammy Beaumont, Natalie Sciver, Kathryn Bryce, Sarah Bryce, Nadine de Klerk, Georgie Boyce, Grace Ballinger, Lucy Higham, Sarah Glenn, Sophie Munro, Josie Groves

Central Sparks: Evelyn Jones (c), Amy Jones, Issy Wong, Emily Arlott, Erin Burns, Georgia Davis, Hannah Baker, Ami Campbell, Katie George, Abigail Freeborn, Davina Perrin, Bethan Ellis, Grace Potts

BLA vs CES Top Performers at Venue:

Georgie Boyce (BLA), Batter- RHB: 71(56)

Tammy Beaumont (BLA), Batter- RHB: 59(36)

Evelyn Jones (CES), Batter- LHB/LAM: 27(35)* & 4-0-14-3

Georgia Davis (CES), Bowler- OS: 4-0-12-4

BLA vs CES Top Performers H2H:

Sophie Munro (BLA), Bowler- RAM:

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 7 | SR- 8

Evelyn Jones (CES), Batter- LHB/LAM:

Inns- 2 | Runs- 98 | Avg- 98 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 8

Georgia Davis (CES), All Rounder- OS:

Inn- 1 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 3 | SR- 6

Issy Wong (CES), All Rounder- RHB/RAM:

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 18 | SR- 18

BLA vs CES Top Picks & Differential Picks:

WK:

Amy Jones (CES), RHB:

  • She’s scored the most number of runs in the competition since the start of last year: Inns- 10 | Runs- 356 | Avg- 36
  • She’s Sparks’ leading run-getter this season: Inns- 2 | Runs- 67 | Avg- 34
  • She’s the only Sparks’ batter to have scored a half-century this season

BAT:

Tammy Beaumont (BLA), RHB:

  • She top scored with 38 runs in the previous game
  • She’s Blaze’s leading run-getter so far: Inns- 2 | Runs- 86 | Avg- 43 | SR- 165
  • She scored 59 runs off 36 balls in her only previous outing at this venue

Evelyn Jones (CES), LHB:

  • She’s the leading run-getter in H2H games: Inns- 2 | Runs- 98 | Avg- 49
  • She top scored with 71 runs in the previous H2H game
  • She finished unbeaten on 27* & figures of 4-0-14-3 in her only outing at this venue
  • She’s the leading run-getter in the competition: Inns- 16 | Runs- 534 | Avg- 36

Georgie Boyce (BLA), RHB:

  • She’ll be batting at the all-important No. 4 position
  • She top scored with 71 runs in her previous outing at this venue
  • She’s  Blaze’s 2nd highest run-getter this season: Inns- 2 | Runs- 78 | Avg- 78
  • She’s the only Blaze batter to have scored a half-century this season

AR:

Natalie Sciver (BLA), RHB/RAM:

  • She had a good all-round outing in the previous game: 4-0-23-1 & 21(14)
  • She’ll slot in at 3, bowl an over in the PP and 2 at the death
  • She’s been in sensational batting form this year in T20s: Inns- 18 | Runs- 639 | Avg- 58 | SR- 143
  • She’s also picked 14 wickets at a SR of 22.7 in this period

Emily Arlott (CES), RHB/RAM:

  • She was brilliant with the ball in the previous game: 3.3-0-14-2
  • She’s the leading wicket-taker so far this season: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 6 | SR- 7
  • She had the best bowling figures in the previous H2H game: 3-0-13-2
  • She’s put in excellent all-round performances since the start of last year: Inns- 17 | Wkts- 25 | Avg- 14 | Runs- 145 | Avg- 36

Erin Burns (CES), RHB/OS:

  • She returned with impressive figures of 4-0-28-2 in the previous game
  • She’s picked 3 wickets at an average of 13.66 this season
  • She’ll bowl her full quota of overs and will continue batting at No. 4
  • She’s scored over 400 runs at a SR of 128 since the start of last year

Nadine de Klerk (BLA), All Rounder- RHB/RAM:

  • She’ll bowl at least 2 overs at the death, and will also don the finisher’s role with the bat
  • She returned with impressive figures of 4-0-25-1 in the previous game
  • She’s Blaze’s leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 11 | SR- 10
  • She registered a 7-wicket haul in the ongoing RHFT

Differential:

Katie George (CES), RHB/LAM:

  • She provides great variety to the Sparks bowling with her left arm seam
  • She’s been amongst the wickets in both the games so far
  • She’s been excellent in the field as well, taking a total of 3 catches and affecting a direct hit run out

BOWL:

Georgia Davis (CES), OS:

  • She had the best bowling figures in her only H2H outing: 4-0-14-2
  • She’s picked the joint most wickets by a spinner this season: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 9 | SR- 12
  • She had the best bowling figures in the previous game: 4-0-13-3
  • Her bowling record in the competition makes for an excellent reading: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 12 | Avg- 7 | SR- 10

Sarah Glenn (BLA), RHB/RALB:

  • She had a good all-round outing in the previous game: 4-0-16-1 & 17(14)*
  • She’s picked 2 wickets at an average of 14.5 this season
  • She’s been amongst the wickets in each of her last 4 outings in the competition
  • She’s gone wicketless just once across 9 T20s this year, picking 13 wickets in these games

Differentials:

Issy Wong (CES), RHB/RAM:

  • She registered impressive figures of 4-0-16-2 in her last outing at this venue
  • Expect her to be back amongst the wickets having gone wicketless in both the games so far
  • She’s been excellent across all T20s this year: Inns- 12 | Wkts- 15 | Avg- 16 | SR- 14

Grace Potts (CES), RAM:

  • She’s had a good season so far: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 13 | SR- 16
  • She was the 2nd highest wicket-taker last season: Inns- 7 | Wkts- 12 | Avg- 17 | SR- 13
  • She’s gone wicketless just once across her 10 outings in the competition

BLA vs CES Safe Captaincy Picks:

Erin Burns (CES), All Rounder- RHB/OS

Natalie Sciver (BLA), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

BLA vs CES Differential Captaincy Picks:

Emily Arlott (CES), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

Amy Jones (CES), Batter- RHB

BLA vs CES Base Team:

WK: Amy Jones

BAT: Tammy Beaumont, Evelyn Jones, Georgie Boyce

AR: Nadine de Klerk, Emily Arlott, Erin Burns, Natalie Sciver

BOWL: Sarah Glenn, Georgia Davis

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