In this article we will be analyzing the AUS-W vs SA-W Match Prediction for the 2nd ODI. Australia women (AUS-W) will lock horns with South Africa women (SA-W) in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series on Wednesday, February 7, at the North Sydney Oval in New South Wales. The tourists have already taken a 1-0 lead in the series, winning the opening game by eight wickets.
Australia made the right call after winning the toss as they bundled out Laura Wolvaardt and Co. by a below-par 105 runs in 31.3 overs, thanks to Alana King (3/19) and Kim Garth (2/18) exceptional bowling spells. Marizanne Kapp was the standout player for the Proteas, who scored a fifty before leaving the pitch after being retired hurt. Later, Beth Monney scored an unbeaten 52 to help Australia cross the line in just 19 overs. The hosts will now aim to win the second ODI as well to clinch the series while South Africa will pose a strong challenge to stay alive.
AUS-W vs SA-W Match Details
|Date & Time
|Live Broadcast and Streaming Details
|South Africa Women Tour of Australia 2024, 2nd WODI
|North Sydney Oval, New South Wales
|Wednesday, February 7, 9:10 AM
|Star Sports Network & Disney+ Hotstar
North Sydney Oval Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the North Sydney Oval generally favours batters. The average first innings score at this venue is 168 runs. Notably, the toss-winning captain is likely to opt to bat first to put a formidable total on board.
AUS-W vs SA-W Head-to-Head Record in WODIs
|South Africa won
AUS-W vs SA-W Predicted Playing XI:
Alyssa Healy (c, wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Alana King, Kim Garth, Megan Schutt
Laura Wolvaardt (c), Tazmin Brits, Anneke Bosch, Sune Luus, Delmi Tucker, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Nonkululeko Mlaba, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka
Probable Top Performers
Probable Best Batter: Beth Mooney
Beth Mooney could be the best batter in the forthcoming second ODI between Australia and South Africa. She played a pivotal role in the opening ODI, scoring an unbeaten 52 off just 34 deliveries. Her knock was studded with nine boundaries.
Probable Best Bowler: Alana King
Alana King was the pick of bowlers for Australia in the first ODI. The leg-spinner claimed a three-wicket haul and helped her side bundle out the tourists for 105 runs. She is expected to contribute significantly in the second game to help her side seal the series.
Today’s Match Prediction: Team batting first to win the match
Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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