England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Match Preview

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The New Zealand women’s cricket team is currently in the United Kingdom (UK) for a month of cricket action against the hosts England women’s cricket team and it all begins on 26th of June 2024 with the 1st ODI match scheduled between the two teams at the Riverside Ground in Chester-Le-Street. It will be a 3 match ODI series with matches to be played on June 26, June 29 and 3rd July.

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The England women’s team come into the match with a 2-0 ODI series win over Pakistan played in May. They will be eager continue their great run of form ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 later this year. The English ladies finished as the runner-up in the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Last 5 Matches: W, W, L, W, W

Predicted XI: Tammy Beaumont, Maia Bouchier, Heather Knight (C), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Danelle Wyatt, Amy Jones (WK), Alice Capsey, Charlie Dean, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Lauren Bell

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The New Zealand women’s cricket team on the other hand have arrived in England after a home series defeat against the same opposition. England won the 3 match ODI 2-1 against New Zealand with the last match of the series for a consolation. 

Last 5 Matches: W, L, L, L, W

Predicted XI: Suzie Bates, Georgia Plimmer, Sophie Devine (C), Maddy Green, Isabelle Gaze (WK), Amelia Kerr, Brooke Halliday, Hannah Rowe, Jess Kerr, Eden Carson, Franchise Jonas

England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Pitch Report

The Riverside Ground in Chester-Le-Street will host the match on Wednesday, June 26. The pitch at this venue offers a fairly competitive surface. So far, only one women’s ODI match has been played at this venue, where the hosts England dominated the Sri Lankan team to win the match after getting Sri Lanka all out for 106 runs.

England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Weather Report

It’s going to be a cool and breezy atmosphere for the 1st ODI between England and New Zealand in Chester-Le-Street with no rain expected and the temperature is expected to hover around 22-16°C. Wind speed will be 16 KMPH with the probability of precipitation only 20%.

England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Live Streaming Details

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England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Head-to-Head

The England women’s cricket team is significantly a better side to the New Zealand women’s cricket team, which is also shown in the record books with England winning 7 matches out of the last 10 matches and New Zealand having won only 3 matches in the head-to-head battle.

England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Key Players

The England women’s is filled with star players and picking just a few players is not an easy ask. However, Nat Sciver-Brunt  has been in brilliant form with the bat. The 31-years-old has 106 ODIs and has scored 3598 runs at an average of 46.72. She scored a magnificent century against Pakistan in the last match of the series. Other notable England batter to watch out for are Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Danni Wyatt and Amy Jones etc.

25-years-old Sophie Ecclestone has been nothing short of a star for the England women’s team. Ecclestone has played 64 Women’s ODI matches and has taken 101 wickets in his career so far. Other notable bowlers for England could be Charlie Dean, Kate Cross and Lauren Bell.

The New Zealand women’s cricket will be very dependant on two of its experienced batters in the squad, Sophie Devine and Suzie Bates. The former has scored 3776 runs in 144 matches while the latter has scored 5673 runs in 160 matches for the New Zealand team. Other than, it’s a pretty young New Zealand team looking to upset the hosts.

Amelia Kerr will be the most crucial player leading the New Zealand team’s bowling unit in the series. The 23-years-old is a very good all-rounder who can contribute significantly with both bat and ball. She has scored 1972 runs and taken 90 wickets in 70 matches for the Blackcaps. Other than Amelia, Jess Kerr will be another vital player with ball for New Zealand.

England Women vs New Zealand Women 1st ODI 2024 Match Winner Prediction

As it can be seen, the England women’s cricket team is a significantly better team when it comes to women’s cricket and while New Zealand have the quality to the get better for the hosts, but beating England in England is gonna be nearly unlikely, which is why England is expected to start the series with a win as Stake.com’s 1.27 odds favours New Zealand’s 3.60 odds.

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