ZM-W vs SAW-E: Zimbabwe Women go up against South Africa Women Emerging on May 18. The Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo is all set to host the series opener between the two sides.
The two teams previously met back in September 2015 when the Zimbabwe Women toured South Africa. In their last meeting in 2015, Zimbabwe Women managed to put up a total of 81/9 in their 20 overs. Audrey Mazvishaya top-scored with an unbeaten 18.
In reply, SAE-W won comfortably by nine wickets, chasing the total in just 13.2 overs. Thanks to the 69-run stand between skipper Nadine Moodley and Laura Wolvaardt. They will go into this fixture as clear favourites.
Match: Zimbabwe Women vs South Africa Women Emerging
Date & Time: 18th May 2021, 1:00 PM IST
Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
ZM-W vs SAW-E Head-to-Head
Both teams have met each other a total of 11 times thus far. South Africa Women Emerging won their previous meeting against Zimbabwe Women by 92 runs.
In their first-ever encounter in 2013, South Africa Emerging Women whitewashed the hosts 4-0. They won all matches quite convincingly by huge margins. The highest run-scorer was South Africa Womens’ D Van Niekerk scoring 265 runs with her highest being 124*. The highest wicket-taker, M Daniels, bagged 10 wickets from four games, which includes her best figures of 4/13.
South Africa Women Emerging have won nine out of the 11 matches. Zimbabwe Women have only two victories to their name over the last nine years.
The pitch at Queens Sports Club is a happy hunting ground for the batsmen. The ball comes nicely onto the bat, which helps the team to score in bulk. Pacers will get some help from the wicket early on, with a limited swing on offer.
The chances of rain interrupting the game are very slim to none. Fans can enjoy a full game of cricketing action.
ZM-W vs SAW-E Predicted Playing XI
Modester Mupachikwa (wk), Pellagia Mujaji, Precious Marange, Audrey Mazvishaya, Mitchelle Mavhunga, Josephine Nkomo, Kellies Ndlovu, Nomvelo Sibanda, Esther Mbofana, Tasmeen Granger, Lorraine Phiri.
South Africa Women Emerging
Andrie Steyn, Tazmin Brits (wk), Robyn Searle, Nondumiso Shangase, Anneke Bosch, Annerie Dercksen, Micaela Andrews, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nobulumko Baneti, Masabata Klaas.
ZM-W vs SAW-E Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicket-keeper: Modester Mupachikwa
Batswomen: Andrie Steyn (captain), Annerie Dercksen, Pellagia Mujaji
All-rounders: Micaela Andrews, Anneke Bosch (vice-captain), Josephine Nkomo, Nondumiso Shangase
Bowlers: Nobulumko Banet, Tasmeen Granger, Nomvelo Sibanda