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NZ W vs ENG W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates for Match 1 of England women tour of New Zealand 2024

NZ W vs ENG W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates for Match 1 of England women tour of New Zealand 2024

NZ W vs ENG W Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today Dream11 Team, & More Updates for Match 1


NZ W vs ENG W will take on each other in the first ODI of the series. The match is set to take place at Basin Reserve in Wellington on the 1st of April 2024 at 3:30 AM (IST). It is the same venue where the last match between the two sides took place in the T20I series. Both the teams would be looking forward to start the series on a good note which would give them momentum to dominate the rest of the series.

England women have the momentum coming into the ODI series. They won the T20I series 4-1 and stunned the home side. On paper, they seem to have a better team compared to New Zealand women. They have some of the best players in the world like Natalie Sciver Brunt, Heather Knight, Alica Capsey, Charlie Dean, Lauren Bell, Sophie Dunkley, Tammy Beaumont, and others. They had to bench Danni Wyatt in all the games in the T20I series.

New Zealand has a mix of talented and experienced ones. They have the likes of Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Fran Jonas, and many other good players in the lineup. Unfortunately, not many of them have fired with the bat. Basin Reserve is one of the best batting surfaces in the world. The key for both teams would be to bat well and post a good total on the board. The players would be looking forward to the match which would be crucial ahead of the upcoming ODI World Cup.

Match Information

Probable PlayingXI

New Zealand Women

SW Bates, Georgia Plimmer, ML Green, BM Halliday, AC Kerr, SFM Devine(C), LMM Tahuhu, LM Kasperek, B Bezuidenhout, RA Mair, F Jonas

Bench: IC Gaze, HM Rowe, Eden Carson, Jess Kerr, Molly Penfold, KG Anderson, MJ Greig

England Women

ME Bouchier, DN Wyatt, Alice Capsey, HC Knight(C), NR Sciver, AE Jones, Freya Kemp, S Ecclestone, S Glenn, CE Dean, LK Bell

Bench: BAM Heath, DR Gibson, SIR Dunkley, TT Beaumont, LCN Smith, Lauren Filer, Issy wong, KL Cross, M Gaur, HJ Armitage, EL Lamb, AN Davidson-Richards

Injury News

Will be added when there is an update.

Weather Report: Light rain

Win Prediction: England Women

Pitch Condition: Balanced

Avg 1st Inning Score: 200

Pitch Report

The match is set to take place at Basin Reserve in Wellington. Over the years, the matches here have been high-scoring, particularly in men’s cricket. However, in the women’s games, it has turned out be balanced ones. The wicket has something in it for the pacers. The spinners need to be accurate and force the batters to make mistakes. Batting first would be a good option, as the wicket is likely to slow down with the progression of the match.

Captains: 7

Lauren Bell ENG-W | bowl

Lauren Bell has a brilliant series with the ball in T20Is. She would love to carry the momentum come the ODI series. She can operate in good lines and lengths to claim wickets. Bell would be crucial for the success of England women.

Sophie Ecclestone ENG-W | bowl

Sophie Eccelstone has been one of the best bowlers in the world in the last few years. The left-arm orthodox spinner gets the ball to turn away from the right-handers. Her arm ball is dangerous which makes her a wicket-taking bowler.

Amelia Kerr NZ-W | ALL

Amelia Kerr has the ability to perform both as a batter and as a bowler. With the bat, she can anchor the innings and score runs at a good rate. With the ball, she can claim wickets and be economical to put pressure on the batters.

Heather Knight ENG-W | BAT

Heather Knight is a good batter in ODIs. She can play long innings and make an impact with the bat. England’s aggressive batters can bat around her to post good totals on the board.

Fran Jonas NZ-W | bowl

Fran Jonas has the ability to pick wickets. The youngster can also be economical and force the batters to make mistakes, which would help the bowlers at the other end to claim wickets.

Amy Jones ENG-W | wk

Amy Jones is the wicket-keeper of England. While she is not that accomplished a batter, Jones is brilliant with gloves. Both for pacers and spinners, she keeps well. If necessary, she can be handy with the bat lower down the order.

Avoid Player Message: 8

Brooke Halliday: NZ-W | BAT

Danielle Gibson: ENG-W | ALL


This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.


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