We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Pitch Report for England Women vs India Women, 2nd ODI
Matches since 2018: 3
1st innings average score: 281
2nd innings average score: 150
Type: Batting beauty through and through.
Probable Playing XIs for England & India
Probable XI for England: Emma Lamb, Tammy Beaumont, Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey, Danielle Wyatt, Amy Jones (c & wk), Alice Davidson Richards, Sophie Ecclestone, Charlotte Dean, Kate Cross, Issy Wong
Probable XI for India: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Harleen Deol, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Meghna Singh
Sophie Ecclestone scored 31 off 33 including four fours, keeping not only England but also the fantasy players in the hunt. Although she went wicketless, she produced bonus points for maintaining an economy of 4.6 RPO.
Deepti Sharma took the all-important wicket of Danielle Wyatt, bowled with the old ball and picked another wicket, and gave additional points for a catch. She did not get to bat, but it is important to note that she averages 30 against England.
On the contrary, Alice Davidson Richards went wicketless but prospered in fantasy leagues with a crucial 50* off 61 to keep England on course. Before coming into this game, she had scored a fifty and taken two wickets in the English Women’s ODI Trophy.
Smart Fantasy Picks
Jhulan Goswami’s 33% of ODI wickets have come against England. She finished with figures of 1 for 20 in 10 overs in the first game.
Sophia Dunkley (29 ff 52) and Danielle Wyatt (43 off 50), the in-form batters for England this summer, chipped in with crucial runs. The duo has been consistently featuring in Ultimate Teams across formats and leagues.
Harleen Deol bowled only four overs of spin-bowling, but she managed to take a wicket and altered the rankings in fantasy leagues. Although she did not get enough deliveries to make an impact with the bat, the fact that she plays at No.4 is encouraging enough.
Kate Cross was rewarded with two wickets for maintaining tight lines and lengths. Her best figures against India read 5 for 36.
Fantasy Power Picks
After her spectacular 91, Smriti Mandhana’s average against England shot up to 53. Given the results in the series, both teams will look to chase. For that matter, Mandhana averages a whopping 60 in the second innings compared to her average of 33 in the first essay.
With 607 runs at 51, Harmanpreet Kaur is the highest run-scorer for India in 2022, including a hundred and 5 fifties. On a slow and sluggish wicket, she played the ball to its merit and remained unbeaten on 74 off 94 in a chase of 228. It shows the kind of mindset and form she has been in of late.
Fantasy Tip of The Day
The team chasing have won all games on the tour, needing only the top five batters to get the job done. It is thus safe to have more bowlers from the team bowling first in your My11Circle fantasy cricket teams.