England Women face South Africa Women in the second WODI on Friday, July 15 at the County Ground in Bristol from 6:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
England Women have won four of their last five matches in this format. Their only defeat in that period was against Australia Women in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 final. The hosts won the opening match of the ongoing series against the Proteas side by five wickets with 107 balls to spare. Emma Lamb scored a match-winning hundred in the run-chase for the English team and Nat Sciver picked up a four-fer with the ball.
The South African women’s cricket team won the recent WT20I and WODI series against Ireland Women in Dublin with only one defeat in six matches. The visitors were beaten by England Women in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 semifinal. Chloe Tryon’s 73-ball 88 was the only positive for the Proteas in the first match of the ongoing series.
Both teams are expected to field the same playing XI in the second WODI.
England Women vs South Africa Women 2nd WODI odds
Parimatch odds: England Women: 1.21, South Africa Women: 4.20
10CRIC odds: England Women: 1.21, South Africa Women: 4.29
Betway odds: England Women: 1.20, South Africa Women: 4.00
Betwinner odds: England Women: 1.21, South Africa Women: 4.28
1xBet odds: England Women: 1.22, South Africa Women: 4.34
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
England Women vs South Africa Women head-to-head in WODIs
The English women’s cricket team have dominated this head-to-head, winning 31 of the 41 matches in this format against South Africa Women. The visitors won nine and a match ended with no result.
16 of the 31 wins have come in England for the English side. They have also won four of the last five WODIs against South Africa Women.
England Women vs South Africa Women 2nd WODI probable playing XI
England Women: Emma Lamb, Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight (captain), Nat Sciver, Sophia Dunkley, Danni Wyatt, Amy Jones (wicket-keeper), Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Katherine Brunt, Charlie Dean.
South Africa Women: Andrie Steyn, Laura Wolvaardt, Lara Goodall, Sune Luus (captain), Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty (wicket-keeper), Ayabonga Khaka, Tumi Sekhukhune, Nonkululeko Mlaba.
England Women vs South Africa Women 2nd WODI top picks
England Women: Nat Sciver is the top pick in this encounter at Bristol. She scored an unbeaten knock of 169 runs in the recently concluded W-Test against South Africa Women. The 29-year-old has scored 2766 runs at an average of 41.90 and taken 63 wickets at an economy rate of 4.45 in her WODI career.
South Africa Women: Sune Luus is the player to watch out for the visitors. The South African captain has scored 150 runs and taken four wickets against England Women in this format. The all-rounder took 37 wickets in WODIs in 2016 which is the record for the most number of wickets in a calendar year.
England Women vs South Africa Women 2nd WODI prediction
England Women looked the better team in the one-off W-Test against South Africa Women and also won the first WODI comfortably. The hosts will be clear favourites in this match as well.
South Africa Women have had a tough time off late against the hosts in this format. They will find this match as another challenging duel with the English side and are unlikely to come away with a positive result.
England Women vs South Africa Women 2nd WODI playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 23°C
Wind: 8 km/h