The finals of the Women’s Hundred 2023 Competition kick off on August 26. The Eliminator will see the Northern Superchargers Women take on the Welsh Fire at the Kennington Oval in London. The winner of this clash will face the Southern Brave Women in the final on Sunday.
The Northern Superchargers Women finished the league stages in the seond position, after winning six games out of eight. The Welsh Fire Women, on the other hand, finished the league stages below the Superchargers Women. They won five games out of eight and finished with 11 points.
The Northern Superchargers Women and the Welsh Fire Women faced each other in their respective last league games. The Superchargers Women elected to bat first and posted 144 on the board, thanks to contributions from Marie Kelly (69*) and Phoebe Litchfield 40). The Fire Women picked up four wickets in total.
Chasing 145, Laura Harris scored a quickfire 37 but a lack of contributions from the other batters resulted in them finishing their innings on 128/8 to lose the game by 16 runs. Kate Cross, Grace Ballinger and Alice Davidson Richards picked up two wickets apiece for the Superchargers Women.
The Fire Women will be looking to fire in unison in the Eliminator. The Superchargers Women will be high on confidence after their win over the Fire Women in their last outing and will be looking to repeat their performance on Saturday.
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Match Details:
Match: Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women, Eliminator, The Hundred Women’s Competition 2023
Date and Time: August 26 2023, Saturday, 7 pm IST
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Pitch Report
The surface at the Kennington Oval looks good for batting. The batters generally love batting here as the ball comes nicely onto the bat and the bowlers will have to hit the right areas consistently to avoid damage.
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Weather Forecast
There is rain predicted on Saturday in London, with the temperature expected to range between 11 and 20 degrees Celsius.
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Probable XIs
Northern Superchargers Women
Marie Kelly, Jemimah Rodrigues, Phoebe Litchfield, Hollie Armitage (c), Alice Davidson Richards, Bess Heath (wk), Georgia Wareham, Kate Cross, Leah Dobson, Lucy Higham, Grace Ballinger
Welsh Fire Women
Sophia Dunkley, Tammy Beaumont (c), Hayley Matthews, Sarah Bryce (wk), Georgia Elwiss, Laura Harris, Freya Davies, Alex Griffiths, Shabnim Ismail, Claire Nicholas, Alex Hartley
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Match Prediction
Expect both these sides to come out all guns blazing on Saturday as the loser of this clash will get eliminated from the Women’s Hundred 2023 Competition. However, the Welsh Fire Women look a well-balanced unit and and might just edge the Superchargers in the upcoming contest.
Prediction: Welsh Fire Women to win this contest of the Women’s Hundred 2023.
Northern Superchargers Women vs Welsh Fire Women Live Streaming details and channel list
TV: Sony Sports Network
Live Streaming: Sony LIV and FanCode
Poll : Shabnim Ismail to pick up two or more wickets?