We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Playing XIs for South Africa & New Zealand
South Africa: Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Anneke Bosch, Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba
New Zealand: Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Hannah Rowe, Hayley Jensen, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr, Eden Carson, Fran Jonas
Venue: Boland Park, Paarl
Pitch Report for South Africa vs New Zealand, Women’s T20 World Cup, 2023
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 152
2nd innings average score: 133
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Slow wicket
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Sophie Devine is the leading run-getter (612 at 87) with the highest score of 105 and the highest wicket-taker (15) including the best figures of 3 for 16 for New Zealand against South Africa.
Suzie Bates also loves playing against South Africa. She has accumulated 517 runs at 65 including the highest score of 124*.
In 14 games, Hayley Jensen and Amelia Kerr have collectively taken 17 wickets against South Africa.
Chloe Tryon averages 21 at a phenomenal strike rate of 191 against New Zealand including the highest score of 67.
Marizanne Kapp is the second-highest wicket-taker (6) for South Africa against the White Ferns.
Shabnim Ismail has picked only 5 wickets at an economy of 8 RPO in 11 T20Is against New Zealand.
Only six sixes have been hit at the venue in the last three games.
In the same period, 52% of the wickets went to the seamers. The spinners, meanwhile, accounted for 38%.