Following the immense success of the T20 format at the world stage, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is now introducing The Hundred, scheduled to start on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
There has been a lot of changes in the rules and regulations from the regular cricketing format, which makes Hundred even more interesting. Meanwhile, the Hundred will kick-off with the women’s match between the Oval Invincibles and the Manchester Originals, at The Oval.
Oval Invincibles will be led by Dane van Niekerk while Kate Cross will lead Manchester Originals in the tournament opener of The Hundred.
Both the teams consist of some international superstars, which makes it more interesting. Oval Invincibles have Tash Farrant, Fran Wilson, Georgia Adams, Marizanne Kapp, and Mady Villiers in their squad while Manchester Originals have Lizelle Lee, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mignon du Preez, Georgie Boyce, Natalie Brown, Sophie Ecclestone, and Kate Cross in their squad.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 1 of The Hundred Women’s, 2021 between Manchester Originals Women and Oval Invincibles Women.
- Match: Oval Invincibles Women vs Manchester Originals Women, Match 1
- Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
- Time: 11:00 PM (IST)
- Venue: Kennington Oval, London
- Live Streaming: Fancode
The wicket has got a good pace and helps the seamers initially. The outfield is really quick and the batters need to place the ball in the gaps. It’s a true sporting wicket that remains the same throughout the match.
OVI-W vs MNR-W Probable Playing XI
Oval Invincibles Women Probable Playing XI
Dan Van Niekerk, Grace Gibbs, Alice Capsey, Fran Wilson, Mady Villiers, Georgia Adams, Marizanne Kapp, Joanne Gardner, Tash Farrant, Danielle Gregory, Sarah Bryce.
Manchester Originals Women Playing XI
Georgie Boyce, Sophie Ecclestone, Cordelia Griffith, Hannah Emily Jones, Lizelle Lee, Harmanpreet Kaur, Emma Lamb, Natalie Brown, Kate Cross, Alice Dyson, Mignon du Preez.
Oval Invincibles Women & Manchester Originals Women Squads
Oval Invincibles Women Squad
Rhianna Southby, Fran Wilson, Danielle Gregory, Megan Belt, Sarah Bryce, Mady Villiers, Eva Gray, Shabnim Ismail, Tash Farrant, Grace Gibbs, Georgia Adams, Marizanne Kapp, Alice Capsey, Dane van Niekerk, Jo Gardner.
Manchester Originals Women Squad
Lizelle Lee, Alex Hartley, Alice Dyson, Natalie Brown, Danielle Collins, Hannah Jones, Sophie Ecclestone, Ellie Threlkeld, Emma Lamb, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mignon du Preez, Georgia Bryce, Laura Jackson, Cordelia Griffith, Kate Cross.
OVI-W vs MNR-W Top Picks
Oval Invincibles Women Top Picks
1. Marizanne Kapp: She is a regular member of the South African Women team and has done wonders in a limited format. She has 986 runs and 62 wickets under her belt in T20Is.
2. Dane van Niekerk: The captain of the Oval Invincibles is one of the experienced players and has played across all formats. The South African all-rounder has played 83 T20Is and has scored 1839 runs at an average of 28.73, and picked up 63 wickets as well.
Manchester Originals Women Top Picks
1. Sophie Ecclestone: She has been very impressive in the recently-concluded T20I and ODI series against India. She has picked up 64 wickets in her T20I career at an economy of 5.89 and has scored 88 runs as well.
2. Harmanpreet Kaur: She might have faced humiliation in recent times due to his poor performance but one who watched her play can clearly tell you how aggressive a cricketer she is. She has the capability of hard-hitting and she can use it well while playing for the Manchester Originals Women. She has scored 2254 runs in 105 T20I innings at an average of 26.83 and has picked up 29 wickets as well.
OVI-W vs MNR-W Dream11 Expert Picks
|Dane van Niekerk||N/A|
OVI-W vs MNR-W Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (Carrer T20I)|
|Dane van Niekerk||1839 Runs & 63 Wickets|
|Marizanne Kapp||986 Runs & 62 Wickets|
|Harmanpreet Kaur||2254 Runs & 29 Wickets|
|Sophie Ecclestone||64 Wickets & 88 Runs|
|Mignon du Preez||1750 Runs|
OVI-W vs MNR-W Captaincy Picks
- Marizanne Kapp
- Harmanpreet Kaur
- Dane van Niekerk
OVI-W vs MNR-W Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Sarah Bryce
- Batsmen: Mignon du Preez, Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgie Boyce
- All-Rounders: Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Emma Lamb, Natalie Brown
- Bowlers: Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Danielle Gregory
- Captain: Marizanne Kapp
- Vice-Captain: Harmanpreet Kaur
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Lizelle Lee
- Batsmen: Harmanpreet Kaur, Georgie Boyce, Georgia Adams
- All-Rounders: Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Natalie Brown
- Bowlers: Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Mady Villiers, Danielle Gregory
- Captain: Dane van Niekerk
- Vice-Captain: Georgie Boyce
Probable Winner Of The Match
Oval Invincibles Women is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.