The Hundred Women’s Competition 2021 Final: Southern Brave & Oval Invincibles will come into a face-off in the final of the Hundred Women 2021 at Lord’s in London on Saturday.
Southern Brave is leading the group stage by bagging 14 points from seven wins. The last time when the two teams met, Southern Brave defeated Oval Invincibles. Defending a low score of 115, they wrapped up the Oval Invincibles innings for 85 runs to claim victory. With this stunning victory, Southern Brave secured a spot in the final of the Hundred Women’s tournament. Anya Shrubsole & her team have been in stellar form throughout The Hundred Women’s tournament.
Meanwhile, the Oval Invincibles finished second in the Points table by bagging nine points from four wins. The invincibles will ahead into today’s match after winning a crucial Eliminator match in which they defeated Birmingham Phoenix to make it to the final of the hundred tournament. Chasing just 115 runs, Phoenix were bowled out for 94 runs.
Southern Brave has won three matches in a row & also had many wins registered against the Oval Invincibles. Southern Brave will be aiming to continue its winning streak against Invincibles by winning today’s final whereas Invincibles will look forward to bouncing back by defeating Southern Brave in today’s clash. Thus a cracker final at Lord’s is on the cards.
Match: The Hundred Women’s Competition 2021 Final: Southern Brave vs Oval Invincibles
Date: August 21, 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Lord’s, London
Lord’s is expected to be gathered with clouds in the final of the Southern Brave Women vs Oval Invincibles Women. There are predictions of light drizzles throughout the final. However, a washout is not on cards. Temperatures will vary between 18 and 20 degrees Celsius.
The Hundred tournament 2021 both in men’s & women’s competitions has witnessed low scoring matches at the Lord’s stadium. Fats bowlers can have an edge on Lord’s pitch as pitch conditions are favorable for pacers. Batting first should be a better option as teams chasing here in the Women’s competition, do not have a good record. A score in the 130-140 range should pose a stiff target.
Predicted Playing XIs
Southern Brave Women
Predicted XI: Danni Wyatt, Gaby Lewis, Sophia Dunkley, Stafanie Taylor, Maia Bouchier, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Anya Shrubsole (c), Fi Morris, Tara Norris, Carla Rudd (wk), Lauren Bell.
Predicted XI: Dane Van Niekerk (c), Georgia Adams, Fran Wilson, Marizanne Kapp, Alice Capsey, Mady Villiers, Tash Farrant, Grace Gibbs, Jo Gardner, Sarah Bryce (wk), Shabnim Ismail.
Both the teams will rely on their bowling which has been better than its batting as evitable from the recent matches they have played. Southern Brave is on a three-match winning streak & will have an edge over the Invincibles. However, the Invincibles will also look forward to displaying their best performance today by carrying the momentum from their victory in the Eliminator. Therefore today’s final is expected to be a well-fought clash at Lord’s Cricket Ground.
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