Western Storm Vs Central Sparks match preview – WS vs CES fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup

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Western Storm Vs Central Sparks match preview – WS vs CES fantasy prediction, player stats, pitch report | Charlotte Edwards Cup
Western Storm Vs Central Sparks

Western Storm (WS) Vs Central Sparks (CES) Match Preview & Prediction

  • Western Storm take on Central Sparks in the 22nd game of the Charlotte Edwards Cup, 2023
  • The game will be played at the County Ground in Bristol
  • This will be the 3rd H2H meeting between these 2 teams, with both teams emerging victorious once each
  • Both teams have had a similar season so far, with both securing 2 wins and facing defeats in 3 games

Western Storm Vs Central Sparks Weather Forecast:

The Weather is likely to stay clear throughout the game

Western Storm Vs Central Sparks Pitch report

  • The team batting 1st has gone on to win 3 out of the last 5 games at this venue
  • The share of wickets here across the last 5 games has seen the spinners (32 wickets) enjoy slightly more success compared to the pacers (27 wickets)
  • The average 1st innings score here across the last 5 games has been 140 runs

Squads:

Western Storm: Sophie Luff (c), Alex Griffiths, Fran Wilson, 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

Central Sparks: Evelyn Jones (c), Charis Pavely, Erin Burns, Georgia Davis, Hannah Baker, Ami Campbell, Katie George, Abigail Freeborn, Davina Perrin, Bethan Ellis, Ellie Anderson, Amy Jones, Grace Potts, Ria Fackrell

WS vs CES Top Performers at Venue:

Katie George (CES), All Rounder- LHB/LAM:

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 2 | Avg- 23 | SR- 21

Fran Wilson (WS), Batter- RHB:

Inns- 3 | Runs- 86 | Avg- 86

Claire Nicholas (WS), Bowler- OS:

Inns- 3 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 15 | SR- 18

WS vs CES Top Performers H2H:

Fran Wilson (WS), Batter- RHB:

Inns- 2 | Runs- 51 | Avg- 51

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

Inns- 2 | Wkts- 3 | Avg- 19 | Runs- 26 | Avg- 26

Amy Jones (CES), Batter- RHB

Inns- 2 | Runs- 115 | Avg- 58

Grace Potts (CES), Bowler- RAM:

Inns- 2 | Wkt- 2 | Avg- 21 | SR- 21

WS vs CES Top Picks & Differential Picks:

BAT:

Bethan Ellis (CES), RHB/RAM:

  • Her selection percentage is on the lower side but her excellent bowling form makes her a top pick
  • She had the best bowling figures in the previous game: 4-0-29-4
  • Despite having played 2 games less than others, she’s just 1 wicket behind Sparks’ leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 7 | Avg- 9 | SR- 8
  • She’ll slot in the lower middle order and had finished unbeaten on 16* runs in the previous game

Fran Wilson (WS), RHB:

  • She has an excellent record at this venue: Inns- 3 | Runs- 86 | Avg- 86
  • She played a good knock of 29(26) in the previous H2H game
  • She played an excellent knock of 58(42)* in the previous game
  • She’s Storm’s joint leading run-getter this season: Inns- 5 | Runs- 148 | Avg- 37
Differential:

Sophie Luff (WS), RHB:

  • She’s had a very productive season with the bat: Inns- 5 | Runs- 111 | Avg- 56
  • She’s scored 100 runs across her last 3 outings, and has been dismissed just once
  • She’s scored 54 runs at an average of 27 in H2H games

AR:

Erin Burns (CES), RHB/OS:

  • She returned with terrific figures of 4-0-26-3 in the previous game
  • She’s Sparks’ leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 8 | Avg- 17 | SR- 14
  • She had an excellent all-round outing in the 2nd last game: 4-0-25-2 & 41(23)

Danielle Gibson (WS), RHB/RAM:

  • She’s Storm’s joint leading run-getter this season: Inns- 5 | Runs- 148 | Avg- 30
  • She had a good all-round outing in the previous H2H game: 24(14)* & 3-0-22-1
  • She was the top scorer in the previous game with her knock of 62(46)

Orla Prendergast (WS), RHB/RAM:

  • She’s Storm’s leading wicket-taker this season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 6 | Avg- 12 | SR- 17
  • She’s gone wicketless just once across the 5 games this season
  • She’ll continue batting at No. 3 alongside doing the top-tail role with the ball
  • She’s one of the only 2 players to have scored a century in the RHFT this season

BOWL:

Georgia Davis (CES), OS:

  • She’s gone wicketless just twice across her 8 outings in the competition
  • She Sparks’ most successful spinner in the competition: Inns- 8 | Wkts- 13 | Avg- 12 | SR- 12
  • She’s picked 5 wickets at an average of 20.2 this season

Lauren Filer (WS), RAM:

  • She’s the only Storm bowler to have been amongst the wickets in each of the 5 games this season
  • She’s Storm’s joint 2nd highest wicket-taker this season: Inns- 5 | Wkts- 5 | Avg- 25 | SR- 19
  • She returned with figures of 4-0-30-1 in the previous H2H game

Grace Potts (CS), RAM:

  • She’s expected to be back in the XI for this game
  • She’s had an excellent season so far: Inns- 3 | Wkts- 4 | Avg- 14 | SR- 15
  • She’s the most successful pace bowler in the competition since the start of last season: Inns- 11 | Wkts- 16 | Avg- 16 | SR- 13
  • She’s been amongst the wickets in both the H2H games: Inns- 2 | Wkt- 2 | Avg- 21 | SR- 21
Differential:

Sophia Smale (WS), LAO:

  • She returned with impressive figures of 4-0-17-2 in the previous H2H game
  • She returned with brilliant figures of 4-0-18-2 in her previous outing at this venue

WS vs CES Safe Captaincy Picks:

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

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

WS vs CES Differential Captaincy Picks:

Fran Wilson (WS), Batter- RHB

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

WS vs CES Base Team:

BAT: Bethan Ellis, Fran Wilson

AR: Orla Prendergast, Erin Burns, Danielle Gibson

BOWL: Grace Potts, Lauren Filer, Georgia Davis

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