WS vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 2 of England Women's ODD

Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2021, Match 2: WS vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Sophie Luff was the leading run-scorer for Western Storm in the last year’s edition.

Heather Knight
Heather Knight. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Preview:

Western Storm will be against the Thunder in the 2nd match of the tournament. Both the teams weren’t able to top their respective groups last year, and as a result, they didn’t qualify for the finals.

Western Storm finished 2nd in the South Group with 18 points, whereas Thunder didn’t have the greatest of tournaments and managed to finish only 3rd in the North Group. Now it’s a fresh start for the sides and they will be hoping for a good tournament.

Match Details:

Western Storm vs Thunder, Match 2

Venue: County Ground, Bristol

Date & Time: May 29th at 3:00 PM IST and 10:30 AM local time

Live Streaming: YouTube

Pitch Report:

It’s a high-scoring venue where the boundaries are relatively short on either side of the ground. Batters will definitely enjoy batting on the surface. Bowling first is a preferable option.


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Probable Playing XIs for WS vs THU:

Western Storm

Fi Morris, Lauren Parfitt, Sophie Luff, Georgia Hennessy, Natasha Wraith, Heather Knight, Alex Griffiths, Danielle Gibson, Anya Shrubsole, Emily Edgcombe, Stephanie Hutchins

Thunder

Laura Marshall, Georgia Boyce, Alice Clarke, Eleanor Threlkeld (wk), Natalie Brown, Sophie Ecclestone, Danielle Collins, Rebecca Duckworth, Alice Dyson, Alex Hartley (c), Liberty Heap


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Top Picks for WS vs THU Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Western Storm

England international Heather Knight played only two matches in the last year’s edition and still scored 158 runs, with the highest score of 91*. She also picked up 2 wickets.

Sophie Luff was the leading run-scorer for Western Storm in the last year’s edition, scoring 339 runs in 6 matches at an average of 67.8 and also picked up a wicket.

Top Picks Thunder

English international Sophie Ecclestone had played only 2 matches in the previous edition, where she scored 74 runs and scalped 4 wickets at an economy of 2.35.

Natalie Brown scored the most runs for Thunder last year. She accumulated 189 runs in 6 matches at an average of 31.5 and even picked up 4 wickets at an economy of 4.87.

WS vs THU Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics ( Last 5 matches)
Heather Knight 135 runs and one wicket( last 3 ODIs)
Sophie Luff 331 runs and one wicket
Georgia Hennessy 203 runs and 7 wickets
Sophie Ecclestone 3 wickets ( last 3 ODIs)
Natalie Brown 151 runs and 3 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WS vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Eleanor Threlkeld, Georgia Boyce, Sophie Luff, Alex Griffiths, Heather Knight (c), Natalie Brown (vc), Georgia Hennessy, Fi Morris, Sophie Ecclestone, Alex Hartley, Stephanie Hutchins

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WS vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Natasha Wraith, Georgia Boyce, Sophie Luff (c), Rebecca Duckworth, Heather Knight, Alice Dyson, Georgia Hennessy, Fi Morris (vc), Alex Hartley, Anya Shrubsole, Liberty Heap


WS vs THU Risky Captaincy Choices:

Fi Morris was outstanding with both bat and ball last year, scoring 115 runs in 6 innings and picking up 11 wickets as well. She is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Alex Hartley was the leading wicket-taker for Thunder in the last year’s edition, picking up 11 wickets at an economy of 3.14. You can take a risk by picking her as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

With the tough competition among the bowlers, there is not much of a scope for Emily Edgcombe, since she has picked up 3 wickets in the last 5 matches.

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.