NOR vs CEN – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report For Match 1 of Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2021

NOR vs CEN – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report For Match 1 of Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2021

Elevyn Jones is a good captaincy option.

Beth Langston
Beth Langston. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Match Details

Central Sparks and Northern Diamonds will battle on the first day of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. The match will start at 3:30 PM IST and will be streamed live on YouTube.

The match will be played at Headingley in Leeds.

Preview

The Northern Diamonds experienced a scintillating run in the 2020 edition of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. They won 5 out of the 6 matches they played and reached the summit clash of the tournament last year, where they lost to the Southern Vipers.

The Central Sparks experienced a mixed bag last year and won 3 out of the 6 matches that they contested. The Diamonds hold the edge going into the encounter.

Probable Playing XIs for NOR vs CEN

Northern Diamonds

Lauren Winfield, Hollie Armitage, Sterre Kalis, Natalie Sciver, Alex MacDonald, Jenny Gunn, Bess Heath (wk), Linsey Smith, Beth Langston, Katie Levick, Katherine Brunt

Central Sparks

Evelyn Jones, Gwenan Davies (wk), Marie Kelly, Emily Arlott, Poppy Davies, Chloe Hill, Clare Boycott, Liz Russell, Issy Wong, Hannah Baker, Anisha Patel

Captaincy Picks for NOR vs CEN

Evelyn Jones

Evelyn Jones will be the key for the Central Sparks outfit. In the 2020 edition of the tournament, Jones amassed 334 runs at a whopping average of 66.80. She also scored a hundred and a couple of fifties as well.

Beth Langston

Beth Langston will surely cause some trouble to the Central Sparks players. The right-arm pacer experienced an excellent run with the ball last year. She scalped 12 wickets in the tournament and took them at an average of 19.41.

Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Evelyn Jones (C), Katherine Brunt

3-Player Team

Natalie Sciver (C), Lauren Winfield, Anisha Patel

4-Player Team

Beth Langston (C), Alex MacDonald, Chloe Hill, Clare Boycott

11-Player Team

Bess Heath, Lauren Winfield, Chloe Hill, Hollie Armitage, Stare Kalis (C), Natalie Sciver, Jenny Gunn, Clare Boycott, Katherine Brunt, Beth Langston (VC), Anisha Patel, Issy Wong

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.