Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy, 2020: North Group, Thunder vs Northern Diamonds – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy, 2020: North Group, Thunder vs Northern Diamonds – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Jenny Gunn has been great with both bat and ball in this tournament and is advisable to pick her as your captain.

Alex Hartley
England’s Alex Hartley. (Photo by Jason O’Brien/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 7th Match of North Group in Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy 2020 is all set to be played between Thunder and Northern Diamonds at the Aigburth in Liverpool.This match is scheduled to start at 10:30 AM Local Time (3:00 PM IST).

Preview:

In one of the matches that will be played in the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy 2020 on Thursday, September 10th, the Thunder are taking on Northern Diamonds in the North Group clash. The Diamonds have won all the first three matches in the tournament and are already a team to beat. They are sitting comfortably at the top of the table with a bonus point as well.

On the other side, the Thunder also had a good start with a win in the very first match of their campaign but they are coming to this game with two consecutive losses. They will be hoping to bounce back and gain some important points in this match.

Weather Report:

The weather is suitable for a cricket match and will be mostly sunny during the course of the game. The temperature will be around 14-17 Degree Celsius with zero chances of rain during the match time.


Pitch Condition/Report:

This venue hasn’t hosted a well recognised List A match for a long time and the pitch is relatively unknown. Well it is known for giving equal assistance to both batsmen and bowlers.

Average first innings score: N/A

Record of chasing teams:  N/A

Injury and Availability News:

Katherine Brunt, Natalie Sciver, Lauren Winfield, and Linsey Smith will be unavailable for the Diamonds.

Sopphie Ecclestone, Emma Lamb, Kate Cross will be unavailable for the Thunder.

Probable Playing XIs:

Thunder:

Laura Marshall, Georgie Boyce, Laura Jackson, Eleanor Threlkeld (WK), Natalie Brown, Rebecca Duckworth, Liberty Heap, Olivia Thomas, Alice Dyson, Alex Hartley (C), Hannah Jones.

Bench: Alice Clarke, Danielle Collins, Daisy Mullan, Sophia Turner.

Northern Diamonds:

Ami Campbell, Hollie Armitage (C), Leah Dobson, Sterie Kalis, Layla Tipton, Jenny Gunn, Bess Heath (WK), Alex MacDonald, Phoebe Graham, Beth Langston, Katie Levick. 

Bench: Rachel Slater, Ella Telford.

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Top Picks:

Hollie Armitage scored 86 runs in three games at an average of 43.

Beth Langston picked up four wickets in three matches at an economy of  5.95 runs per over.

Jenny Gunn scored 70 runs in this tournament including a half century in her last match. She also has five wickets under her name at an ER of 4.44.

Alex Hartley has four wickets in the tournament with an impressive ER of 3.30. 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Jenny Gunn, Alex Hartley

Vice-Captain Options – Beth Langston, Hollie Armitage

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Bess Heath, Eleanor Threlkeld

Batters Hollie Armitage, Rebecca Duckworth, Georgie Boyce

All-RoundersJenny Gunn (C), Natalie Brown, Hannah Jones

Bowlers – Alex Hartley (VC), Beth Langston, Katie Levick 

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Eleanor Threlkeld

BattersHollie Armitage (VC), Laura Marshall, Amy Campbell

All-RoundersJenny Gunn, Laura Jackson, Alex MacDonald 

BowlersBeth Langston (C), Phoebe Graham, Alex Hartley, Alice Dyson


Expert Advice:

Jenny Gunn has been great with both bat and ball in this tournament and is advisable to pick her as your captain.

Probable Winners:

Northern Diamonds are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.