ENGW vs NZW Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Aug 04, 2022
We are down to the final few matches in the league stage of the Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Championship and things are more or less settled with respect to the knockouts. However, the exact match-ups will be determined by the last few matches in this stage.
Group A is already done and dusted and we still have a couple of more matches to go in Group B. Up next in the group, New Zealand Women are set to take on England Women in a match that will determine the playoff fixtures. The match between the two sides is to be played at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham on the evening of 4th August 2022. Both these sides are yet to lose in the tournament and should put up a cracker of a contest.
ENGW vs NZW Team Previews
England Women started off as one of the title favorites and are doing extremely well in a bid to announce their candidature for the gold medal. They have been unbeaten up until now and would want to keep it that way. A win here in this match will ensure their meeting with India Women in the semis and that is exactly what they will be aiming for.
On the points table at the moment, they are placed at the second spot with four points to their name. They are right behind the Kiwi Women, who are ahead just on the basis of net run-rate. They have scored two back to back wins, against South Africa Women and Sri Lanka Women respectively and will be looking to carry on with the momentum.
On paper, England Women have one of the better-balanced sides and will want to get the best out of it on the field. All they'll need to do is to play to their potential and if they are able to do so, getting past them could prove to be incredibly difficult.
England Women Playing 11
Danielle Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley Brown, Alice Capsey, Natalie Sciver, Amy Ellen Jones, Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Freya Kemp, Issy Wong, Sarah Glenn.
New Zealand Women
This was a competitive group and New Zealand Women have just done an excellent job to stay at the top of the group, at least up until now. This upcoming match will be of massive importance for that too as a win over England Women will not only send a message to the other opponents but will also brim their side with confidence.
On the points table at the moment, they are placed at the top position with four points and a net run-rate of 1.450. They started off their campaign with a win against South Africa Women and topped that off with another remarkable win over Sri Lanka Women. Coming into the match against England Women, they will be brimming with confidence owing to the momentum they have garnered.
On paper, New Zealand Women have an excellent side and despite missing some of their key players, they have done an excellent job. This assignment against England Women will be a difficult test for them but if they can play as they have so far, getting past them could prove to be incredibly difficult.
New Zealand Women Playing 11
Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Izzy Gaze, Lea Tahuhu, Hannah Rowe, Rosemary Mair, Fran jonas.
ENGW vs NZW Betting Tips
This match may not have an impact on the final standings or the qualification scenarios from the group but both sides will still want to come out all guns blazing. Both sides are coming off some fantastic wins in their last few matches and will be brimming with confidence. This match could go either way but a cracker of a contest is certainly on the cards.