Southern Vipers Vs Western Storm match preview – SV vs WS fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup

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Southern Vipers Vs Western Storm match preview – SV vs WS fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup
Southern Vipers Vs Western Storm

Southern Vipers (SV) Vs Western Storm (WS) Match Preview & Prediction

  • Southern Vipers take on Western Storm in the 11th game of the Charlotte Edwards Cup, 2023
  • The game will be played at Grace Road in Leicester
  • This will be the very 1st H2H meeting between these 2 teams
  • Both teams are heading into this game on the back of victories in their respective previous games

Southern Vipers Vs Western Storm Weather Forecast:

The Weather us likely to stay clear throughout the game

Southern Vipers Vs South East Stars Pitch Report:

  • There have only been 2 WT20 games played at this venue previously
  • The average 1st innings total here across these 2 games has been 117 runs
  • Pacers have accounted for 14 off the 23 wickets to have fallen here across these 2 games
  • The chasing team has gone on to emerge victorious in both these games

Squads:

Southern Vipers: Georgia Adams (c), Danielle Wyatt, Lauren Bell, Georgia Elwiss, Linsey Smith, Nicole Faltum, Maia Bouchier, Charlie Dean, Anya Shrubsole, Alice Monaghan, Ella McCaughan, Nancy Harman, Emily Windsor, Rhianna Southby, Mary Taylor

Western Storm: Sophie Luff (c), Alex Griffiths, Fran Wilson, Heather Knight, Danielle Gibson, Orla Prendergast, Chloe Skelton, Sophia Smale, Niamh Holland, Natasha Wraith, Lauren Filer, Izzy Patel, Katie Jones, Isla Thomson, Rebecca Odgers, Mollie Robbins, Nicole Harvey, Claire Nicholas, Emma Corney

SV vs WS Top Picks and Differential Picks:

WK:

Nicole Faltum (SV), RHB:

  • She’ll slot in at No. 3 for Vipers
  • She had a good run of warm-up outings before heading into this competition, with her scores being 81* & 42*
  • Her WBBL experience makes her a much better pick over the other keeping options for this game

BAT:

Maia Bouchier (SV), Batter- RHB:

  • She was in top ball striking form in the previous game, scoring 30 runs off just the 18 balls before unfortunately getting run out
  • She was Vipers’ 2nd highest run-getter last year: Inns- 7 | Runs- 176 | Avg- 29
  • She has the best batting average by a Vipers’ batter in the history of the competition: Inns- 12 | Runs- 310 | Avg- 34

Danielle Wyatt (SV), RHB:

  • She got off to a flier in the previous game, scoring 40 runs off just the 20 balls
  • She was Vipers’ leading run-getter last season: Inns- 6 | Runs- 221 | Avg- 37
  • She sits 2nd on the list of all time highest run-getters for Vipers: Inns- 9 | Runs- 310 | Avg- 34

AR:

Orla Prendergast (WS), RHB/RAM:

  • She’ll slot in the middle order, and will bowl all the important overs including 2 at the death and 2 in the PP
  • She had the best bowling figures by a Storm bowler in the previous game: 4-0-36-2
  • She’s been in excellent all-round form in T20s since the start of last year: Inns- 23 | Runs- 522 | Avg- 29 | Wkts- 14 | SR- 25
  • She’s been excellent with the bat across formats for Storm this season: Inns- 4 | Runs- 155 | Avg- 52

Georgia Elwiss (SV), RHB/RAM:

  • She’ll bowl her full quota of overs and will slot in at the No. 5 position in the batting order
  • She had a good all-round outing in the previous game: 4-0-28-1 & 28* runs
  • No other pace bowler has picked more wickets than her in the competition: Inns- 14 | Wkts- 19 | Avg- 17 | SR- 16
  • She had a terrific season last year: Inns- 6 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 15 | Runs- 87 | Avg- 29

Danielle Gibson (WS), RHB/RAM:

  • Alongside opening the batting for Storm, she’ll bowl 2 overs in the PP & 2 at the death
  • She’s Storm’s leading run-getter so far this season: Inns- 2 | Runs- 72 | Avg- 36 | Wkts-
  • She’s Storm’s all time leading wicket-taker: Inns- 14 | Wkts- 14 | Avg- 22 | SR- 20

Heather Knight (WS), RHB:

  • Knight isn’t likely to roll her arm over with Storm having plenty of other bowling options, but she’ll continue batting at her preferred No. 3 spot
  • She top scored in the previous game with 62 runs
  • She’s played just the 4 games over the 3 seasons of this competition but has a mightily impressive record in these games: Runs- 158 | Avg- 40 | SR- 135
  • She’s been in good form throughout this year in T20s: Inns- 15 | Runs- 315 | Avg- 26 | SR- 129

Differential:

Georgia Adams (SV), RHB/OS:

  • The Vipers’ skipper will slot in at No. 4 alongside chipping in with a couple of overs
  • She looked good throughout her stay in the previous game, where she scored 29 runs before unfortunately getting run out
  • She’s Vipers’ all time leading run-getter: Inns- 15 | Runs- 389 | Avg- 28
  • She’s picked 6 wickets at a good strike rate of 21 in the competition

Bowl:

Charlie Dean (SV), RHB/OS:

  • She’s Vipers’ joint leading wicket-taker in the history of the competition: Inns- 10 | Wkts- 19 | Avg- 11 | SR- 12
  • She was the 2nd highest wicket-taker last season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 12 | Avg- 8 | SR- 10
  • She has the best bowling figures by a Vipers bowler: 3.5-0-19-5
  • She played an unbeaten quick-fire knock of 20 off just the 9 balls in the previous game

Linsey Smith (SV), LAO:

  • Storm lost 2 wickets to left arm spin at a SR of 15 in the previous game. Smith will look to exploit this weakness of theirs with her
  • She had an outstanding season last year: Inns- 6 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 16 | SR- 17
  • Having represented Diamonds in the previous seasons, she has the experience of playing against Storm: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 8 | SR- 12
  • She registered impressive figures of 4-0-18-2 in her last outing vs Storm

Lauren Bell (SV), RAM:

  • She had the best bowling figures in the previous game: 4-0-25-2
  • She picked 5 wickets at a SR of 22.8 last season
  • She’s consistently been amongst the wickets in T20s since the start of last year: Inns- 28 | Wkts- 37 | Avg- 16 | SR- 14
Differential:

Chloe Skelton (WS), OS:

  • She’s bowled with great discipline in both the games so far
  • She returned with the most economical figures in the previous game: 4-0-22-1
  • She’s been outstanding in the RHFT this season: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 18 | SR- 22

SV vs WS Safe Captaincy Picks:

Danielle Gibson (WS), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

Orla Prendergast (WS), All Rounder- RHB/RAM

SV vs WS Differential Captaincy Picks:

Charlie Dean (SV), Bowl- RHB/OS

Danielle Wyatt (SV), Batter- RHB

SV vs WS Base Team:

WK: Nicole Faltum

BAT: Danielle Wyatt, Maia Bouchier

AR: Heather Knight, Orla Prendergast, Georgia Elwiss, Danielle Gibson

BOWL: Lauren Bell, Linsey Smith, Charlie Dean

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