The Welsh Fire and the London Spirit will go head to head in Match 28 of The Hundred Women’s 2023 competition on Sunday, August 20 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Welsh Fire have had a good season so far, winning four out of their six games. Their only loss came against the Southern Brave this season, while their opening game against the Manchester Originals ended with No result due to rain.
On the other hand, the London Spirit have been disappointing this season, and also slightly unlucky. Their first two matches ended with No Result due to rain. Currently, they are sixth on the table with four points. They have one win and three losses. Ahead of the upcoming game, they will be desperate to find their second win of the season.
Match: Welsh Fire vs London Spirit, Match 28, The Hundred Womens 2023
Date: Sunday, August 20, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
The surface at Sophia Gardens is more suited to the batters as it has true bounce. They can hit through the line. The average first-innings score is around 150 runs and the team that wins the toss is likely to chase.
Predicted Playing XIs
London Spirit: Niamh Holland, Danielle Gibson, Heather Knight (C), Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Richa Ghosh, Sarah Glenn, Charlotte Dean, Alice Monaghan, Tara Norris, Lauren Filer
Welsh Fire: Tammy Beaumont (C), Sophia Dunkley, Sarah Bryce, Georgia Elwiss, Laura Harris, Ella McCaughan, Freya Davies, Alex Griffiths, Shabnim Ismail, Claire Nicholas, Alex Hartley
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Captain: Amelia Kerr
Vice-captain: Hayley Matthews
Wicket-keeper: Sarah Bryce
Batters: Heather Knight, Tammy Beaumont, Sophia Dunkley
All-rounders: Georgia Elwiss, Danielle Gibson
Bowler: Shabnim Ismail, Sarah Glenn, Charlotte Dean
Welsh Fire Women Squad: Sophia Dunkley, Tammy Beaumont(c), Sarah Bryce(w), Laura Harris, Georgia Elwiss, Ella McCaughan, Freya Davies, Alex Griffiths, Shabnim Ismail, Claire Nicholas, Alex Hartley, Hayley Matthews, Emily Windsor, Kate Coppack, Chloe Skelton
London Spirit Women Squad: Niamh Fiona Holland, Danielle Gibson, Heather Knight(c), Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Richa Ghosh(w), Sarah Glenn, Charlotte Dean, Alice Monaghan, Tara Norris, Lauren Filer, Sophie Luff, Sophie Munro, Grace Scrivens, Chloe Hill