Warriors Vs Spirit Fantasy Prediction, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Playing XI for Fairbreak Global Invitational Women’s T20

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Warriors Vs Spirit Fantasy Prediction, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Playing XI for Fairbreak Global Invitational Women’s T20
Warriors Vs Spirit

Warriors Vs Spirit Match Preview & Prediction

Warriors take on Spirit in the 1st Semi-Final of the FairBreak Global Invitational Tournament 2023. This will be the 3rd H2H meeting between the 2 teams, with both teams securing 1 win each. When the 2 sides met earlier this season, Warriors came out on top in a closely fought contest by 3 runs. Spirit ended the league stage as the table toppers while Spirit finished 4th. Interestingly both sides are heading into this game having suffered defeats in their respective previous games.

Warriors Vs Spirit Match Details:

Match: Warriors Vs Spirit (WAR Vs SPI) Semi-Final 1, FairBreak Global Invitational Tournament 2023

Venue: Kowloon Cricket Club, Hong Kong

Date & Time: Saturday, April 15, 2023, 7:30 AM IST

Warriors Vs Spirit Pitch Report:

The Pitch at Kowloon Cricket Club, Hong Kong is bowling friendly and has been assisting spinners & seamers equally well. Average first innings total here in the last 5 T20s has been 149 runs

Warriors Vs Spirit Weather Forecast:

The Weather is expected to stay clear for this game

Warriors Vs Spirit Top Performers H2H:

Sophia Dunkley (SPI), All Rounder- RHB/RALB:

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 15 | SR- 13

Nattakan Chantam (SPI), Batter- RHB:

Inns- 2 | Runs- 90 | Avg- 45

Amanda-Jade Wellington (WAR), Bowler- RALB:

Inn- 1 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 9 | SR- 8

Esha Rohit Oza (WAR), All Rounder- RHB/OS:

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 17 | SR- 21

Warriors Vs Spirit Top Picks:

Phoebe Litchfield (WAR), Batter- LHB:

  • She’s Warriors’ leading run-getter this season: Inns- 5 | Runs- 141 | Avg- 28
  • She’s the only Warriors batter to have scored a half-century this season
  • Having missed out in the previous 2 games, the onus will be on her to give her side a solid start in this knockout fixture

Ellie Johnston (WAR), Batter- RHB:

  • She was Warriors’ top scorer in the previous H2H game with 40 runs
  • She’s Warriors’ 2nd highest run-getter this season with 90 runs at an average of 22.5
  • She’s been the top scorer for Warriors in 2 out of the last 3 games

Nensi Patel (SPI), All Rounder- RHB/OS:

  • She registered figures of 3-0-22-2 in the previous H2H game
  • She’s picked 4 wickets at an average of 16.5 this season
  • She scored 15 runs and registered figures of 2-0-6-1 in the previous game

Ayabonga Khaka (SPI), Bowler- RAM:

  • She’s been good with the ball in H2H games: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 24 | SR- 18
  • She was the 2nd highest wicket-taker last season: Inns- 7 | Wkts- 9 | Avg- 14 | SR- 16
  • She’s Spirit’s joint highest wicket-taker this season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 28 | SR- 21

Warriors Vs Spirit Differential Picks:

Nattakan Chantam (SPI), Batter- RHB:

  • She’s the leading run-getter in H2H games: Inns- 2 | Runs- 90 | Avg- 45
  • Her knock of 72 in the 1st H2H game is the highest individual score in H2H games
  • She finished unbeaten on 35* runs in her previous outing

Esha Rohit Oza (WAR), All Rounder- RHB/OS:

  • She returned with figures of 3-0-13-1 in the previous H2H game
  • She’s picked 2 wickets at an average of 17 in H2H games
  • Being a top order bat in international cricket, she’ll have to step up with the bat in this all important game

Amanda-Jade Wellington (WAR), Bowler- RALB:

  • She was the POTM in the previous H2H game for her figures of 4-0-27-3
  • She’s picked 5 wickets at an average of 19 this season
  • She’s very good with the bat lower down the order and can accumulate runs at a very good pace

Bismah Maroof (SPI), Batter- LHB:

  • She’s the 2nd highest run-getter in H2H games with 84 runs
  • She was the top scorer in the previous H2H game with 66* runs

Warriors Vs Spirit Safe Captaincy Picks:

Nicola Carey (SPI), All Rounder- LHB/RAM:

  • She had a brilliant all-round campaign last season: Inns- 7 | Runs- 178 | Avg- 45 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 20
  • She’s been in scintillating batting form this season: Inns- 5 | Runs- 186 | Avg- 62
  • She has the 2nd highest score this season, having played a whirlwind knock of 84* off just the 28 balls in the 2nd last game

Hayley Matthews (WAR), All Rounder- RHB/OS:

  • She played just the 2 games during the league stage, but is a certain starter for the big semi- final
  • She was the 2nd highest scorer for her team in the previous game, and also picked a wicket
  • She had a good all-round season last year: Inns- 5 | Runs- 153 | Avg- 31 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 20

Warriors Vs Spirit Differential Captaincy Picks:

Sophia Dunkley (SPI), All Rounder- RHB/RALB:

  • She registered the best bowling figures by a Spirit bowler in the previous H2H game: 3.4-0-26-3
  • She’s Spirit’s joint leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 19 | SR- 16
  • She had a brilliant all-round campaign  last season: Inns- 7 | Runs- 263 | Avg- 44 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 25

Kathryn Bryce (WAR), All Rounder- RHB/RAM:

  • She’s done well in H2H games: Inns- 2 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 21 | SR- 21
  • She top scored for her team in the previous game with 45 runs
  • She’s Warriors’ leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 4 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 12 | SR- 12

Warriors Vs Spirit Base Team:

WK: Ellie Johnston

BAT: Nattakan Chantam, Sophia Dunkley, Phoebe Litchfield

AR: Kathryn Bryce, Nicola Carey, Hayley Matthews

BOWL: Ayabonga Khaka, Amanda-Jade Wellington

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