CWG 2022: NZ-W vs SL-W Dream11 Prediction 8th T20I – Top 3 Captain or Vice-Captain Picks in Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team
Sophie Devine scored 48 runs and took 3 wickets in the last match against South Africa Women.
Updated - Aug 1, 2022 10:37 pm
New Zealand Women (NZ-W) are set to clash against Sri Lanka Women (SL-W) in the 8th T20I match of the Commonwealth Games 2022 at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Tuesday. New Zealand Women started their CWG 2022 campaign with a big win against South Africa in the opening match. Star players Sophie Devine and Suzie Bates guided New Zealand to the second position in the league table and are now favorites to reach the semi-finals round.
Sri Lanka Women, who qualifier for the 2022 CWG by winning the qualifiers, lost their opening game against England Women by five wickets. Star bowling duo Inoka Ranaweera and Oshadi Ranasinghe were impressive but batters failed to perform against might England. Sri Lanka’s hope to reach the semi-finals round will be over with a defeat against New Zealand on Tuesday.
Here are the top 3 captain or vice-captain picks in NZ-W vs SL-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket team:
1. Amelia Kerr:
The 21-year-old all-rounder has established herself as one of the best all-format players in the world in the last two years. She was excellent in New Zealand’s World Cup campaign in the 2022 World Cup with both bat and ball. She scored 20 runs off 16 balls and took a wicket while conceding just 24 balls against South Africa. Kerr has scored 254 runs in 25 T20I innings at an average of 15.87 and a strike rate of 102.41. She has also taken 42 wickets in 42 T20I matches at an average of 21.90 and an economy rate of 5.94 so far.
2. Sophie Devine:
The Kiwi skipper started CWG 2022 campaign by smashing 48 runs and taking three wickets against South Africa Women. She ranks third in the ICC T20I batters chart and was brilliant for her team in the 2022 World Cup. She scored two fifties in her last four matches with an impressive striker rate. Devine has scored 2640 runs in 100 T20I innings at an average of 30.00 and a strike rate of 126.75 and has taken 87 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 4.47 so far. Her performance in this tournament will be crucial for New Zealand in winning the medal.
3. Suzie Bates:
The in-form batter ranks 8th in the ICC T20I batters chart and played a match-winning knock against South Africa Women in the opening match. She scored unbeaten 91 runs off just 64 balls with the help of 8 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 142.2. She is currently leading the most-runs chart in T20I cricket for New Zealand and will be a key batter for her side against Sri Lanka. Bates has scored 3471 runs in 124 T20I matches at an average of 30.44 and a strike rate of 110.78 so far. She didn’t bowl in the opening match but has taken 50 wickets in 80 T20I matches at an impressive economy rate of 6.73.