RSAW vs ENGW T20 WWC Prediction 25 Feb 2023

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South Africa (W) vs Australia (W)

Women's T20 World Cup

South Africa (W)
Australia (W)
  • Date: 2023-02-25
  • Start Time: 15:00
  • Location: Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
  • Tournament: Women's T20 World Cup 2023
  • Format: Twenty20
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

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  • Prediction:
    Australia to Win
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    Australia : 1.67
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On Sunday, South Africa have the chance to make history if they can put a stop to the Australian juggernaut in the Women’s T20 World Cup final. The final will take place at the oldest Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town, which is the perfect venue for this highly anticipated match.

  • South Africa pulled off a surprising upset in the semifinals by defeating England by 6 runs, displaying commendable fighting spirit.
  • The South African team has shown significant growth over the past year, having already made it to the semifinals of the ODI World Cup in 2019, and now they have advanced to their first-ever final in an ICC event.
  • Australia, on the other hand, has been the most successful team in women’s cricket history, and they are favoured to extend their dominance.

RSAW vs ENGW – T20 WC – Venue Details

Venue: Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town

Date: February 25th 2023

Time: 15:00 (local), 18:30 (IST), 13:00 (GMT)

RSAW vs ENGW – T20 WC – Team Previews

South Africa Women

South Africa put up an impressive fight against England in the semifinals, but they will need a flawless performance to overcome the dominant Australian team, who have won the Women’s T20 World Cup five times and are in their seventh successive final.

South Africa has made it to their first-ever ICC tournament final and their entire team showed great form on Friday in front of their home crowd at the Newlands Cricket Ground. Whether it was Marizanne Kapp’s quickfire 27 runs off 13 balls or Ayabonga Khaka’s three wickets in the 18th over or Shabnim Ismail’s excellent final over, the team put in a combined effort to earn their spot in the final.

South Africa’s opening pair of Laura Wolvaardt and Tazmin Brits, who was a former world junior javelin champion, are one of the best pairings in the tournament and both are in top form heading into the final. All-rounder Marizanne Kapp is another crucial player for South Africa, having produced a crucial cameo in the semifinals. Captain Sune Luus is confident in her bowling attack, which includes the express pace duo of Shabnam Ismail and Ayabonga Khaka.

The final will take place at the historic Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town, which is the perfect venue for South Africa to finish their campaign on a high note in front of a supportive home crowd.

Australia Women

Australia’s women’s cricket team is set to play against South Africa in the final of the T20 World Cup, and they are strong favorites to win, having never lost to the Proteas before. Ashleigh Gardner has been one of Australia’s key players, with her all-round performances putting her at the top of the tournament wickets table alongside teammate Megan Schutt after Australia’s semi-final win.

Alyssa Healy is another standout player for Australia, having scored two half-centuries so far in the tournament. Beth Mooney has also found her form in recent innings, striking two fifties in her past three matches, making her a player to watch in the final.

In the semi-final against India, Australia initially looked to be in trouble after posting 174 runs on the board, as the Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues batted confidently. However, an unfortunate dismissal of both batters sparked a comeback for the five-time champions, thanks to some incredible fielding efforts.

As they prepare to defend their title, Australia will need to continue playing at the top of their game, as South Africa will be a tough opponent in the final. The Proteas will be looking to capitalize on their home ground advantage at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town and put an end to Australia’s winning streak against them.

RSAW vs ENGW – T20 WC – Probable Playing XI’s

South Africa Women: Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus (Cap), Chloe Tryon, Delmi Tucker, de Klerk, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Mlaba

Australia Women: Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Ellyse Perry, Gardner, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, Georgia Wareham, Alana King, Mehan Schutt, Darcie Brown

RSAW vs ENGW – T20 WC – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction

The Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town is known for assisting spin bowlers, but the semi-final between South Africa and England saw seamers coming out on top. This gives the Proteas an added advantage heading into the World Cup final against Australia, since they have some of the best pace bowlers in the tournament. Moreover, there is no rain forecast for the match, so both teams can expect great batting conditions for the big game.

RSAW vs ENGW – T20 WC – Match Prediction

If Australia play to their potential and handle the pressure of a final, then they should be able to win this game comfortably. But South Africa are a dangerous side and are playing at home. We still expect Australia to win their 6th World Cup on Sunday.