On February 10, 2023, the Women's T20 World Cup 2023 will begin in South Africa. The championship event will feature a total of 10 teams, with the final set for February 26 at Newlands in Cape Town. The defending champions, Australia, will try to keep the crown in their possession.
At Newlands in Cape Town, the T20 World Cup will begin with a match between South Africa Women and Sri Lanka Women. The first warm-up match between South Africa and England Women ended in a loss, but they later turned things around and beat Pakistan Women.
As a result of Dane van Niekerk's exclusion from the squad because she failed the fitness test, they will be led by Sune Luus. The hosts will be hoping to get the T20 World Cup 2023 off to a winning start.
Chamari Athapaththu will be in charge of Sri Lanka, on the other hand. The seasoned left-handed batter is a crucial player in the team, and the Asian team will rely heavily on her performance.
They defeated the women of Ireland in their opening exhibition match but fell short against the women of the West Indies. In their opening T20 World Cup 2023 game on Friday, they will need to strike together if they want to challenge the hosts.
When and Where the South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, Match 1 take place?
South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women will be played at Newlands, Cape Town on February 10, 2023, Friday, 10:30 PM IST.
Newlands pitch is a balanced route. Spinners receive some support from the surface as the ball tends to stick to the surface. Batters have to spend time in the middle before they can start playing their strokes freely.
Both sides will experience clear skies and a temperature range of 18 to 29 degrees Celsius on Friday.
South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women Probable XI
South Africa Women: Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon, Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba.
Sri Lanka Women: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Harshitha Madavi, Vishmi Gunaratne, Nilakshi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Kavisha Dilhari, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Sugandika Kumari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya.
Where to watch Live streaming of South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women match?
Cricket fans can watch Live streaming of South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women match at 11ic App and Website.
Match Prediction: South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women
South Africa will play Sri Lanka in the first match of the Women's T20 World Cup in 2023. This Friday's competition should be exciting. Despite the strengths of both teams, South Africa appears to be a more cohesive unit, so the team should prevail.
👉South Africa Women to win the match.