LEEDS, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Lauren Winfield of Yorkshire Diamonds during the Kia Super League 2017 between Yorkshire Diamonds and Lancashire Thunder at Headingley on August 11, 2017 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
Lightning and Northern Diamonds will lock horns in the opening match of the English Women’s T20 Cup. Northern Diamonds will be captained by Hollie Armitage and have a lot of senior players in the team which makes them one of the favorites to lift the title. Lightning come into this season having lost their previous 5 matches in the last season and will be desperate to turn it around this season. This promises to be an exciting match.
Lightning vs Northern Diamonds, Match 1
Venue: Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough, England.
Date & Time: 14th May at 7:00 PM IST
Live Streaming: youtube
LIG vs NOD, Match 1 Pitch Report:
There are not many games played at this venue so it will be interesting to see how the pitch behaves. Both teams might prefer chasing in this match.
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LIG vs NOD, Match 1 Probable Playing XIs:
Tammy Beaumont, Piepa Cleary, Marie Kelly, Kathryn Bryce, Sarah Bryce, Lucy Higham, Kirstie Gordon, Sophie Munro, Alicia Presland, Bethan Ellis, Grace Ballinger
Katherine Brunt, Jenny Gunn, Beth Langston, Lauren Winfield, Natalie Sciver, Sterre Kalis, Katie Levick, Linsey Smith, Bess Heath, Hollie Armitage, Leah Dobson
Top Picks for LIG vs NOD Dream11 Match:
Top Picks- Lightning
Tammy Beaumont is a very consistent player at the top of the order and has a pretty good record in this format. Back her to do well in this match.
Kirstie Gordon has picked up 8 wickets in 5 T20I matches at an average of 12.2 and an economy of just 5,15. She will be a key player in this match.
Top Picks- Northern Diamonds
Natalie Sciver looked in great touch in the recently concluded women’s World cup. She is an asset with both bat and ball scoring 1720 runs in the 91 T20I matches.
Katherine Brunt will be the spearhead in the bowling department and she can also be handy with the bat lower down the order.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LIG vs NOD Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Lauren Winfield, Tammy Beaumont (vc), Marie Kelly, Hollie Armitage, Katherine Brunt, Jenny Gunn, Natalie Sciver (c), Kathryn Bryce, Katie Levick, Beth Langston, Kirstie Gordon
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LIG vs NOD Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Lauren Winfield (c), Tammy Beaumont, Marie Kelly, Hollie Armitage, Katherine Brunt (vc), Jenny Gunn, Natalie Sciver, Kathryn Bryce, Katie Levick, Linsey Smith, Kirstie Gordon
tToday’s LIG vs NOD Probable Winners:
Northern Diamonds are expected to win the match.