NZ-W vs SA-W Match Prediction: Who will win today's Commonwealth Games cricket match?

CWG 2022: NZ-W vs SA-W T20 Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women?

Both the teams would look to starting their CWG 2022 campaign on a high.

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The third match of cricket at Commonwealth Games 2022 will be played between Pool B teams New Zealand and South Africa at Edgbaston in Birmingham on July 30. (Photo Source: Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

The third match of cricket at Commonwealth Games 2022 will be played between Pool B teams New Zealand and South Africa at Edgbaston in Birmingham on July 30. Both the teams will look to kick start their campaign on a high note and make their way to the top of their group. Both the teams will have some of their key players missing as the squad is hit with injury or medical tensions.

New Zealand have not played a T20I match since February, when they competed was against India. They then played the WODI World Cup, which was also their last appearance in international cricket. Thus, the White Ferns will be marking their return after more than three months. On the other hand, South Africa recently faced England in a multi-format series and ended up losing both ODIs and T20Is by 3-0.

NZ-W vs SA-W Match Details

Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Date and Time: July 30, 4:30 PM

Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network, SonyLiv app

NZ-W vs SA-W Pitch Report

The Edgbaston surface has typically proven favorable for batting, and so far in T20Is, the teams batting first have overpowered the opponents at this venue. Tthe captain who wins the toss will likely choose to bat first. A score around 170 may be a winning total.

NZ-W vs SA-W Probable Playing XIs:

New Zealand Women:

Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine (c), Amelia Kerr/Jessica McFayden (wk), Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Claudia Green, Lea Tahuhu, Rosemary Mair, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Hannah Rowe

South Africa Women:

Tazmin Brits, Lara Goodall, Anneke Bosch, Sune Luus (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon du Preez, Chloe Tryon, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka

NZ-W vs SA-W Probable Top Performers

Probable best batter

Suzie Bates:

Suzie Bates has been one of the finest performers in New Zealand’s top order. She is known for providing her side with a strong start, and continuing with the bat for a long duration in the game. Thus, her opening game will be something to look out for. She is also the highest run-scorer in the T20I format and will look to bag more and more runs.

Probable best bowler

Shabnim Ismail:

The finest pacer that the Proteas have ever had, Shabnim Ismail has been a proven match-winner for her side. She was out of a couple of games in the recent England series owing to an injury, but her return will be a great advantage for the side as they will be missing the services of some their senior players.

Today’s Match Prediction: Defending team to win the match

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NZ vs SA 2022: New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women will face each other in their next match on 30th July.
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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.