ABOUT THE MATCH
The second warmup match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is scheduled between Sri Lanka Women and South Africa Women. The match will be played at Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide in South Australia, On Feb 16th. The live telecast will begin from 11:00 AM local time (5:30 AM IST) (12:00 AM GMT).
South Africa had lost the mast with New Zealand with 5-1 in that 5th match was abandoned without toss due to rain. Whereas Sri Lanka is whitewashed against South Africa Women by 3-0.
The side winning toss might look to bat first to prepare their side for the worse conditions in the World Cup.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
This venue had hosted 5 matches in the WBBL so far in that both teams batting unit has easily managed to score 150+ runs. The pacers can get some help from the wicket.
Sri Lanka Women
- Sri Lanka Women is hereafter losing a match against Bangladesh Women by 2 runs in the T20I final match
- In that Harshitha Madavi is the only player to score 32 of 33 balls with 4 boundaries.
Lihini Apsara has looked good with her 25 runs of 28 balls with 4 boundaries.
In the bowling unit, Umesha Thimashini had clinched 4 wickets with a leak of 8 runs.
- Except Sachini Nisansala every bowler had taken a wicket.
Sri Lanka Women Squad
Chamari Atapattu (C), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Hansima Karunaratne, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Harshitha Madavi (VC), Dilani Manodara, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Probodhani, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene, Umesha Thimashini, Oshada Ranasinghe.
South Africa Women
- South Africa Women are hereafter losing a match with New Zealand Women by 5-1.
- The 5th T20I matcha has stopped due to the rain
- In the 4th T20I match Lizelle Lee is the only player who managed to score 25 runs off 22 balls
- In the bowling unit, except Shabnim Ismail no player had taken a wicket.
South Africa Women Squad
Dane Van Niekerk (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Mignon Du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon (VC), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune, Trisha Chetty, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nadine De Klerk, Nondumiso Shangase
HEAD TO HEAD:
- Overall Matches – 12
- SRI LANKA WOMEN WON – 3
- SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN WON – 9
- Draw – 0
- No- Result – 0
TEAM FORM IN LAST 5 MATCHES
SRI LANKA WOMEN – L L W W L
SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN – NR L W L L
PROBABLE TOP PERFORMERS
SRI LANKA WOMEN – Umesha Thimashini, Harshitha Madavi, Chamari Atapattu, Shashikala Siriwardene
SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN – Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee
- TV – Sony ESPN, Fox Sports, Sky Sports Cricket, OSN Sports Cricket, Willow TV
- Live streaming – Hotstar
- Match Timings – 11:00 AM local time (5:30 AM IST) (12:00 AM GMT).
PROBABLE WINNING TEAM
South Africa Women are expected to win this match even if they rest a few big names.