Australia Women (AU-W) will take on India Women’s (IN-W) challenge in Match 1 of CWG Women’s Cricket 2022. The Australian team took a title win in the women’s ODI World Cup earlier this year. They come in this series, with a brilliant performance in the Tri series in Ireland and will be confident in their abilities. People like Meg Lanning and Alana King will be their main players.
On the other hand, India took a win in the T20I series on their recent tour to Sri Lanka. They will rely on the contributions of Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma to give the Australian team a tough challenge. The Women in Blue will miss the services of Pooja Vastrakar in this match.
Australia Women vs India Women, Match 1
Date Time: July 29 at 4:30 PM IST and 12:00 PM local
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Live Streaming: Sony LIV
AU-W vs IN-W, Match 1, Pitch Report:
The fault line from the last five T20 games on this ground suggests a surface that has helped the batter throughout the game. It will be a difficult surface for the bowlers to control the flow of runs. A total of 150 will be a par score at this location.
- Ellyse Perry is doubtful for this match due to an injury.
- Pooja Vastrakar and Meghana Singh will not be available for selection after testing positive for Covid-19.
Also read: Saba Karim on the availability of Virat Kohli for ODIs in Zimbabwe
AU-W vs IN-W, Match 1 Likely Playing XIs:
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Tahlia McGrath, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Nicola Carey, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Grace Harris
Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Yastika Bhatia, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Richa Ghosh (wk), Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Renuka Singh
Top Picks for AU-W vs IN-W Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Women in Australia
The Australian skipper scored 113 runs in two innings of the Ireland Tri-series, with a top score of 74. She has 3120 runs in 109 innings of the T20I format.
The young lady has made rapid progress in her appearances on the international stage. She scalped 8 wickets in four games of the last series and emerged as the most successful bowler for the Australian team.
Top Picks – Indian Women
Kaur has been impressive with her consistent contributions over the last few series. She scored 92 runs in three innings of the Sri Lanka T20I series. Overall she has 2411 runs and 31 wickets in the shortest format.
The talented all-rounder has given confidence to the Indian team with her all-round performance. In 61 T20Is she has 63 wickets and 520 runs under her belt.
AU-W vs IN-W must choose Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Featured Play XI No.1 for AU-W vs IN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Alyssa Healy, Smriti Mandhana, Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma, Beth Mooney, Tahila McGrath, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Renuka Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Alana King (vc)
Featured Play XI No.2 for AU-W vs IN-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Alyssa Healy, Meg Lanning (c)Shafali Verma, Beth Mooney, Harmanpreet Kaur, Ashleigh Gardner, Deepti Sharma (vc), Renuka Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Alana King, Jess Jonassen
AU-W vs IN-W Risky Captain Choices:
Although the all-rounder has shown her talent in the WBBL, she has been mediocre in international appearances.
One of the best spinners has lacked wicket-taking abilities in the last few outings and will be a risky captain’s choice.
Players to avoid:
The top-ranking batter has racked up points in domestic cricket but has yet to translate the success to the Indian team.