England Women go up against India Women in the third and final ODI of the ongoing 2022 series on Wednesday, September 24, at the Lord’s in London. The match starts from 3:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Indian women’s cricket team beat England Women by 88 runs in the second ODI in Canterbury to seal the three-match series 2-0. Put into bat, India Women raked up 333 runs in the first innings, courtesy of Harmanpreet Kaur’s unbeaten 143 runs off 111 balls. Charlie Dean was the best bowler from the English side as she finished with figures of 1 for 39 in her 10 overs.
The England women’s cricket team struggled throughout its chase and could only manage 245 in response to India’s mammoth total. Renuka Singh Thakur picked four wickets for the Women in Blue while Danni Wyatt scored a 58-ball 65 for the English women.
England Women are currently second in the ICC Women’s ODI Team Rankings while India are fourth. The hosts had earlier beaten the Women in Blue 2-1 in the T20 series. India’s pacer Jhulan Goswami is all set to retire from international cricket post the third ODI against England
England Women vs India Women 3rd ODI odds
Bet365 odds: England Women: 1.66, India Women: 2.20
10CRIC odds: England Women: 1.64, India Women: 2.23
Betway odds: England Women: 1.61, India Women: 2.20
Betwinner odds: England Women: 1.67, India Women: 2.20
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
England Women vs India Women head-to-head record in ODIs
Having won 40 out of the 75 games played against India Women in the 50-over format, the England Women have a dominant head-to-head record vs India. The Women in Blue have won 33 while two games were abandoned.
India Women, however, have won three of their last four matches against England Women in this format.
England Women vs India Women Squads
England Women: Amy Jones (captain and wicketkeeper), Tammy Beaumont (wicketkeeper), Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Alice Davidson-Richards, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Freya Kemp, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt, Emma Lamb
India Women: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia, Yastika Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Dayalan Hemalatha, Simran Dil Bahadur, Jhulan Goswami, Jemimah Rodrigues
England vs India 3rd ODI probable playing XI
England Women: Emma Lamb, Tammy Beaumont, Alice Capsey, Sophia Dunkley, Danni Wyatt, Amy Jones (captain and wicketkeeper), Alice Davidson-Richards, Charlie Dean, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Issy Wong
India Women: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Renuka Thakur, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh
England Women vs India Women combined XI
Danni Wyatt, Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana (captain), Harmanpreet Kaur, Sophia Dunkley, Amy Jones (wicketkeeper), Deepti Sharma, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Renuka Thakur, Jhulan Goswami.
England Women’s top picks vs India Women for 3rd ODI
Danni Wyatt: The 31-year-old was the only English batter to score runs freely against the Indian bowlers in the second ODI. Wyatt has scored 1652 runs in WODIs at a strike rate of 86.81. The right-handed batter has scored two centuries in this format and has a top score of 129. The all-rounder has also scalped 27 wickets in WODIs at an economy of 5.03.
Sophie Ecclestone: The left-arm spinner has picked 80 wickets in 51 WODIs at an average of 22.17. Ecclestone has been incredibly difficult to score off and boasts an economy of just 3.78. The 23-year-old is also handy with the bat lower down the order and has scored 272 runs at a strike rate of 70.83.
India Women’s top picks vs England Women for 3rd ODI
Smriti Mandhana: The left-handed batter has been one of the most consistent batters for the Indian side against England Women. Mandhana has scored 131 runs in the two games so far and has been instrumental in giving the Women in Blue good starts in the powerplay. The southpaw has scored 608 runs against England in this format at an average of 40.53.
Harmanpreet Kaur: The Indian captain scored a match-winning 143 not out in the second ODI and will once again be the most important middle-order batter for the Women in Blue. Kaur had previously scored 74 runs in the first game and is yet to be dismissed in this series. Overall, the 33-year-old batter has scored 3318 runs in this format of the game at an average of 38.58.
England Women vs India Women 3rd ODI prediction
Despite losing the first two games, England Women will still have the edge over the Indian side considering their superior head-to-head record against them. That said, India Women have dominated the England side in their recent encounters and are very much capable of sweeping the series 3-0.
England Women vs India Women 3rd ODI playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 24°C
Wind: 19 km/h
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