England women will look to keep their winning streak going when they face Pakistan women in the 19th match of the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup on Tuesday at Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town.
England women have already qualified for the competition’s knockout stages. Captain Heather Knight will be hoping that the team can maintain their bat-and-ball standards in this round-robin game.
Pakistan women, on the other hand, lost their previous match by a narrow margin. The team’s management will be disappointed that they did not win the match against the West Indies women. Captain Bismah Maroof will be hoping for a strong performance from his team in this dead rubber.
Both teams have met 14 times in the history of the T20 format, with England women having an excellent record of 13 wins to Pakistan women’s one win.
The 19th Match between England Women vs Pakistan Women will take place on February 21st, 2023 at Newlands, Cape Town.
Match Details to Note
Match: England Women vs Pakistan Women, 19th Match, ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2023
Date: February 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Batting, the side will rely on Heather Knight, Sophie Dunkley, Danielle Wyatt, Alice Capsey, Amy Jones, and all-rounder Nat Sciver to deliver the majority of the runs.
Nat Sciver maintained her good form in the previous match, finishing the innings with a top-score of 50 runs off 40 balls. Aside from Sciver, Amy Jones batted well, scoring 40 off 27 balls with three boundaries and two fours.
Katherine Brunt, Lauren Bell, Sophie Ecclestone, Charlotte Dean, and Sarah Glenn will be relied on to provide crucial breakthroughs in the bowling department.
Sarah Glenn was the pick of the bowlers for England women in the previous match, taking 2 for 27 in four overs.
Sophia Dunkley, Danielle Wyatt, Alice Capsey, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Heather Knight(c), Amy Jones(w), Sophie Ecclestone, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Sarah Glenn, Charlotte Dean, Lauren Bell, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Maia Bouchier
Possible Playing XI:
Sophia Dunkley, Danielle Wyatt, Alice Capsey, Nat Sciver Brunt, Heather Knight (c), Amy Jones (wk), Katherine Sciver Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Charlotte Dean, Sarah Glenn, Lauren Bell
Bismah Maroof, wicket-keeper Muneeba Ali, Sidra Ameen, and the all-rounder duo of Nida Dar and Aliya Riaz will be relied on to deliver the bulk of the runs in the batting department.
In the previous match, Aliya Riaz batted well and finished the innings with a top-score of 29 off 23 balls thanks to four boundaries. Nida Dar scored 27 runs off 31 balls in addition to Riaz, and Bismah Maroof scored 26 runs off 33 balls.
Nashra Sandhu, Aiman Anwer, Nida Dar, Fatima Sana, Sadia Iqbal, and Tuba Hassan will be relied on to deliver crucial breakthroughs in the bowling department.
Veteran Nida Dar was the best bowler on display for Pakistan women in the previous match, with figures of 2 for 13 in four overs.
Muneeba Ali(w), Sidra Nawaz, Bismah Maroof(c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Omaima Sohail, Aiman Anwer, Tuba Hassan, Nashra Sandhu, Sadia Iqbal, Javeria Khan, Sidra Ameen, Ayesha Naseem, Sadaf Shamas
Possible Playing XI:
Sidra Ameen, Muneeba Ali (wk), Bismah Maroof (c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Omaima Sohail, Fatima Sana, Aiman Anwer, Tuba Hassan, Nashra Sandhu, Sadia Iqbal
England Women vs Pakistan Women Top Team Batsmen
Our top batting picks for England Women are Alice Capsey, Nat Sciver-Brunt, and captain Heather Knight. In this year’s World Cup, they successfully thwarted a variety of bowling attacks and delivered some match-winning performances for their team.
Our top batting picks for Pakistan Women are Muneeba Ali, Bismah Mahroof, and Nida Dar. The trio averages over 20 runs per innings and has made some memorable cameo appearances in the past to help their team win.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Top Team Bowlers
Our top bowling picks for England Women are Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, and Katherine Sciver-Brunt. The trio has a combined bowling average of less than 20 and has looked very dangerous with the ball. Furthermore, they are experts at limiting the flow of runs when batters look to go big, which allowed England Women to limit their opponents to a low total.
Our top bowling picks for Pakistan Women are Nashra Sandha, Nida Dar, and Tuba Hasan. Nashra blew Ireland Women away with her strong figures of 4/18 at 4.5 RPO, which suffocated Irish batters. The trio has a bowling average of less than 20 and has consistently performed well with the ball for Pakistan Women in the limited overs format.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Head to Head
In the shortest format of the game, both teams have met four times. It is disheartening to note that Pakistan Women have yet to win their first WT20I against England Women.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Head to Head Stats in T20s
England Women vs Pakistan Women Toss Prediction
Both teams will be hoping to win the toss, bat first, and score more than 155 runs. The previous two matches played at Newlands were won by the team that batted first.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Pitch Report
The 19th match of the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played at Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town between England and Pakistan. The fact that Pakistan women won their previous match at this venue will give them hope.
With the new ball, the Newlands wicket will provide something for the bowlers. To score freely on this surface, the batsmen will need to see off the new ball. The forecast for Tuesday’s game is sunny intervals with a light breeze.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Prediction
Based on their current form, the England women will be overwhelming favourites to defeat the Pakistan women. England women will look to dominate the proceedings with bat and ball, with players such as Nat Sciver, Sophie Dunkley, Heather Knight, and Sophie Ecclestone in their XI. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
England Women is the favourite to beat Pakistan Women at the odds of 1.05.
England Women vs Pakistan Women Most Recommended Player for Bet:
Nat Sciver-Brunt has been England Women’s leading run scorer in this year’s WT20. She was named man of the match twice for her well-compiled innings of 50(42) and 40(30), both of which came in a winning cause. She is our pick to be England Women’s leading run-scorer in this match.