The Central Sparks will take on the Thunder in the 14th match of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy on Saturday.
The Central Sparks have won their first three Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy fixtures and currently find themselves atop the standings. They beat the Northern Districts by two wickets in their season opener before beating the Western Storm by 41 runs. The Central Sparks will head into Saturday’s game on the back of a 120-run win over the Southern Vipers.
The Thunder, on the other hand, have won just one of their three matches and are currently in the penultimate position in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy points table. They began their campaign with a narrow one-wicket loss to the Western Storm before bouncing back with a 36-run win over the Sunrisers. The Thunder lost to the Lightning by a huge margin of 134 runs in their last Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy outing.
Squads to choose from:
Amy Jones, Gwenan Davies, Marie Kelly, Milly Home, Poppy Davies, Chloe Hill, Georgia Davies, Eve Jones, Thea Brooks, Emily Arlott, Clare Boycott, Sarah Glenn, Issy Wong, Grace Potts, Liz Russell, Hannah Baker and Anisha Baker
Alex Hartley (c), Georgie Boyce, Natalie Brown, Alice Clarke, Daniella Collins, Kate Cross, Rebecca Duckworth, Alice Dyson, Sophie Ecclestone, Liberty Heap, Laura Jackson, Hannah Jones, Emma Lamb, Daisy Mullan, Olivia Thomas, Ellie Threlkeld, Sophia Turner
Predicted Playing XIs
Evelyn Jones (c), Gwenan Davies, Marie Kelly, Amy Jones (wk), Milly Home, Stephanie Butler, Sarah Glenn, Ria Fackrell, Issy Wong, Emily Arlott, Liz Russell
Emma Lamb, Georgie Boyce, Ellie Threlkeld (wk), Piepa Clear, Natalie Brown, Sophie Ecclestone, Kate Cross, Laura Marshall, Danielle Collins, Alex Hartley(c), Hannah Jones
Match: Central Sparks vs Thunder, 14th Match
Venue: County Ground, Worcester
Date and Time: 12th June, 2021, 3:00 PM IST
The track at the County Ground generally favors batters, with the average first innings score at the venue being around 200 runs in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. However, the wicket offers something to pacers as well. Both teams would want to bat first upon winning the toss.
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions (CES vs THU)
Fantasy Suggestion #1: A Jones, R Fackrell, G Boyce, M Kelly, E Arlott, E Lamb, H E Jones, S Glenn, S Ecclestone, I Wong, K Cross
Captain: A Jones. Vice-captain: S Ecclestone
Fantasy Suggestion #2: A Jones, R Fackrell, G Boyce, M Kelly, E Arlott, E Lamb, H E Jones, S Glenn, S Ecclestone, I Wong, A Hartley
Captain: E Arlott. Vice-captain: E Lamb