ABOUT THE MATCH
South Africa Women beat England Women by six wickets in their opening match of this season. Whereas Thailand Women are stepping into this match by losing back to back games against West Indies Women and England Women.
South Africa Women will look to continue their good form by winning over Thailand in this match. Thailand Women will not qualify for the knockout matches if they fail to win this match, and their campaign might end with the group stages itself.
Chasing teams have 5-3 win-loss records in this World Cup so far, and we expect the captains to chase down the total in this match too.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch at this venue is one of the batting-friendly, and the last two matches which played here have a score of 150+ runs. There is no chance of rain, and the weather expected to be mostly sunny.
SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN
- Dane Van Kriek had played a crucial role in defeating England Women in the previous match by scoring 46 runs, and she picked two wickets.
The all-rounder player Marizanne Kapp who scored 38 runs and helped in the 84 runs partnership. Also, she took two vital wickets.
Ayabonga Khaka had clinched three wickets in the bowling unit.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN
Lizelle Lee, Dane van Niekerk (C), Marizanne Kapp, Mignon de Preez, Laura Wolvaardt, Sune Luus, Chloe Tyron, Trisha Chetty (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Ayabonga Khaka
- In their previous match against England Women, they ended their score by 78 runs. Nattakan Chantan, the opener batsman had scored 32 runs off 53 runs.
- Nanapet Koencharai and Naruemol Chaiwai crossed the double-digit scores in both the matches while no other player spent time in the crease.
Nattaya Boochatham and Soraya Lateh are two players who registered their names in bowling chat by picking one wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF THAILAND WOMEN
Nattakan Chantam, Naruemol Chaiwai, Nattaya Boochatham, Nannapat Koncharoenkai (WK), Sornnarin Tippoch (C), Ratanaporn Padunglerd, Chanida Sutthiruang, Suleeporn Laomi, Soraya Lateh, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Wongpaka Liengprasert.
HEAD TO HEAD
- Overall Matches – 0
- SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN WON – 0
- THAILAND WOMEN WON – 0
- Draw – 0
- No- Result – 0
South Africa has never faced Thailand before in the game’s twenty-over format. The two countries will play their first-ever T20 international against each other on Friday.
TEAM FORM IN LAST 5 MATCHES
SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN – L NR W L W
THAILAND WOMEN – W NR L L L
PROBABLE TOP PERFORMERS
SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN – Dane Van Niekriek, Ayabongha Khaka,
THAILAND WOMEN – Nattaya Boothachatam, Nannapaet Koncharenkai
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MATCH TIMINGS – 9:30 AM / 04:00 AMGMT / 03:00 PM LOCAL.
PROBABLE WINNING TEAM
Thailand is trying its best to cope with full member nations, but they have a long way to go to achieve it. We expect South Africa to win this encounter.
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