England Women face India Women in the third T20 international of a three-match series on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Gloucestershire Cricket Stadium from 11:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Indian women’s cricket team beat England women by eight wickets in the second T20I at Derby and levelled the series 1-1 with one match to play. Batting first, England Women put on 146 runs, courtesy of an unbeaten 37-ball 51 by Freya Kemp lower down the innings. For India, Sneh Rana was the pick of the bowlers as she finished with three wickets in her four overs.
Smriti Mandhana scored an unbeaten 79 of 53 balls to help the Women in Blue chase the target down with 20 balls to spare. The England women’s cricket team were unable to pick early wickets as Shefali Verma and Mandhana put on 55 runs for the first wicket giving the Indian side a strong foundation.
The Women in Blue had previously beaten the England side in the semifinals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. England Women are currently second on the ICC Women’s T20I rankings while India Women are fourth.
England Women vs India Women 3rd T20I odds
Parimatch odds: England Women: 1.47, India Women: 2.62
10CRIC odds: England Women: 1.47, India Women: 2.63
Betway odds: England Women: 1.45, India Women: 2.62
Betwinner odds: England Women: 1.456, India Women: 2.73
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 in T20Is
England women have been the superior side in this head-to-head, having won 18 out of the 25 games played against India women. The Women in Blue have won seven.
India Women have won three of the last five WT20Is against England Women.
England Women vs India Women Squad
England Women: Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (captain and wicketkeeper), Freya Kemp, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt.
India Women: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sneh Rana, Renuka Singh Thakur, Meghna Singh, Radha Yadav, S Meghana, Taniya Bhatia (wicketkeeper), R Gayakwad, D Hemalatha, Simran Dil Bahadur, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper), Kiran Navgire.
England vs India 3rd T20I probable playing XI
England Women: Sophia Dunkley, Danielle Wyatt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Amy Jones (captain and wicketkeeper), Maia Bouchier, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Bryony Smith, Freya Davies, Lauren Bell.
India Women: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Harmanpreet Kaur (captain) Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper) Sneh Rana, Renuka Singh Thakur, Radha Yadav.
England Women vs India Women combined fantasy XI
Smriti Mandhana, Sophia Dunkley, Shafali Verma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Amy Jones (wicketkeeper), Danielle Wyatt (captain), Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Bryony Smith, Renuka Singh Thakur, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
England Women top picks vs India Women 3rd T20I
Freya Kemp: The 17-year-old cricketer scored an unbeaten 51 runs off 37 balls to help England Women reach a respectable total in the previous game. Kemp has picked eight wickets in this format at an average of 18.12 and a strike rate of 15.0. Kemp’s inclusion in the side gives England extra depth in their batting.
Sarah Glenn: The leg spinner was the standout bowler for the English side in the first game of the series. Glenn picked four wickets to help England Women restrict the Indian side for a below-par score of 132. The 23-year-old has picked 44 wickets in 34 games in this format at an average of 16.70 and an economy of 6.19.
India Women top picks vs England Women 3rd T20I
Smriti Mandhana: The 26-year-old batter scored a match-winning 79 of 53 balls against England Women in the previous match and will once again be the most trusted batter for the Women in Blue. Mandhana has scored 599 runs in 16 games against England Women in this format at an average of 42.78 and a strike rate of 144.33. She was also India’s leading run-scorer in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Renuka Singh Thakur: The 26-year-old pacer has picked 15 wickets in 13 WT20Is at an economy of 6.06 and an average of 19.00. The right-arm pacer has been prolific with the new ball for the Indian side in recent months and will once again be seen leading India’s bowling attack. Thakur was also the leading wicket-taker in CWG games with 11 scalps in just five matches.
England Women vs India Women 3rd T20I prediction
England Women will have an edge over India Women considering their record against them in this format and are likely to clinch the series.
On the other hand, India Women have done well against England Women in recent months and are likely to put on a strong fight in the upcoming fixture.
England Women vs India Women 3rd T20I playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 24°C
Wind: 19 km/h
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