The Hundred Women OVI-W vs BPH-W: Oval Invincibles beat Birmingham Phoenix by 20 runs, storm into final – Riding on superb all-round performance by Marizanne Kapp Oval Invincibles stormed into the final of The Hundred Women on Friday here at the Kennington Oval, London. Oval defeated Birmingham Phoenix by 20 runs in the eliminator.
Opting to field first Birmingham Phoenix restricted Oval Invincibles to 114/7 in their full quota of 100 balls. Kappa was their highest score with 37 runs to her name while Alice Capsey supported her by scoring 26 runs. Fran Wilson and Grace Gibbs also played little cameo to help their side reach a challenging total.
Chasing a tough total in a knockout game, Birmingham could not keep their nerves and were bowled out for 94. They lost both their openers on a duck but captain Amy Jones scored 35 runs but failed to win the game for her side. For oval Marizanne Kapp picked three wickets while Farrant took four.
Oval Invincibles 114 for 7 (Kapp 37, Gordon 2-22) beat Birmingham Phoenix 94 (A Jones 35, Farrant 4-10, Kapp 3-21) by 20 runs
OVI-W vs BPH-W Dream11 Prediction, Playing11, Captain, Fantasy Tips, Live Streaming details for The Hundred Women – Eliminator – OVI-W vs BPH-W Match Preview: The inaugural season of The Hundred has reached its business end as Oval Invincibles Women and Birmingham Phoenix Women will lock horns in the Eliminator clash today at Kennington Oval, London in the evening.
After 32 thrilling encounters across a month’s period, Southern Brave Women have finished at the top spot in the leagues standings and advanced directly into the finals. The second and third spot has been acquired by Oval Invincibles and Birmingham Phoenix Women respectively and now meet in a must win encounter to play Saturday’s Final at Lord’s.
Oval Invincibles are sitting second in the table with 9 points coming off four wins, three defeats, and one no result in eight encounters. They suffered 30 runs defeat against the table topper Southern Brave Women in the last outing and would be looking to bounce back to stay alive in the competition.
Birmingham Phoenix managed to claim third spot, owing to a better run rate, from the fourth placed London Spirit Women. Both Phoenix and Spirit Women have eight points apiece coming off four wins each. After losing four of their first five matches, Birmingham Phoenix have really resurrected their campaign with three consecutive wins and will be hoping to continue the momentum.
Meanwhile, the Phoenix suffered 8 wickets defeat against the Invincibles when both teams met earlier in the first round. It will be interesting to watch who takes an edge this time.
The match will start at 07:30 PM IST and will live stream on the FanCode app for Indian audiences.
OVI-W vs BPH-W Match Details:
Oval Invincibles Women vs Birmingham Phoenix Women, Eliminator
The Hundred Women, 2021
Date – 20 August 2021
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
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OVI-W vs BPH-W Team News and Probable Playing 11
Dane van Niekerk (c), Georgia Adams, Fran Wilson, Marizanne Kapp, Alice Capsey, Mady Villiers, Natasha Farrant, Grace Gibbs, Joanne Gardner, Sarah Bryce (wk), Shabnim Ismail
BPH-W Playing 11
Shafali Verma, Evelyn Jones, Amy Ellen Jones (c & wk), Katie Mack, Erin Burns, Gwenan Davies, Isabelle Wong, Emily Arlott, Phoebe Franklin, Kirstie Gordon, Abtaha Maqsood
OVI-W vs BPH-W Dream11 Prediction/Fantasy Team
WICKET-KEEPERS: A Jones
BATSMEN: F Wilson, E Jones, G Adams, S Verma
ALL-ROUNDERS: E Burns, A Capsey
BOWLERS: T Farrant, K Gordon, M Villiers, I Wong
- Dan van Niekerk and N Farrant will be the key for Oval Invincibles in this crucial fixture. Skipper Niekerk is the top run-scorer for the side, scoring 231 runs at an average of 57.75 in seven innings. She has also picked up 6 wickets which makes her a crucial all-rounder. Tash Farrant is the top wicket-taker for the side with 14 scalps in 7 innings
- With 233 runs, Evelyn Jones is the leading run-scorer for Birmingham Phoenix. Jones averages 33.28 in 8 innings played so far and has even slammed two fifties
- K Gordon is the top wicket taker for the Phoenix, picking up 13 wickets in 7 innings
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OVI-W vs BPH-W live streaming: How to watch OVI-W vs BPH-W live scores?
The match will not be shown on TV for the cricket audience in India. Fans can catch the OVI-W vs BPH-W LIVE Streaming on the FanCode app. For OVI-W vs BPH-W live scores, ball by ball commentary, and full scorecard, click here.
The Hundred Women, OVI-W vs BPH-W Squads
Birmingham Phoenix Women Squad:
Gwenan Davies, Emily Arlott, Georgia Elwiss, Evelyn Jones, Phoebe Franklin, Kirstie Gordon, Abtaha Maqsood, Amy Ellen Jones (w/c), Katie Mack, Erin Burns, Isabelle Wong, Thea Brookes, Marie Kelly, Ria Fackrell
Oval Invincibles Women Squad:
Grace Gibbs, Sarah Bryce (wk), Natasha Farrant, Georgia Adams, Dane van Niekerk(c), Fran Wilson, Marizanne Kapp, Mady Villiers, Alice Capsey, Rhianna Southby, Megan Belt, Joanne Gardner, Shabnim Ismail, Eva Gray, Danielle Gregory