The 1st match of the Italy Women Tour of Austria 2022 will be played on the 17th of August 2022 between Italy Women and Austria Women at the Seebarn Cricket Ground, Seebarn.
Current Form Austria Women:
Austria Women have been in brilliant form in recent times. They have won 5 out of the last 7 completed matches.
Players to look forward to in Austria Women:
1. Andrea-Mae Zapeda – She is an experienced opener who plays with a lot of freedom at the top of the order. She will play a key role for Austria Women in the upcoming series against Italy Women.
2. Valentina Avdylaj- She is a strike bowler for Austria Women who has produced phenomenal performances in the recent past. She was also the top wicket taker for Austria Women in the bilateral series played against Italy Women in August 2021.
Current Form Italy Women:
Italy Women haven’t played much international cricket. The 5 match series they had played against Austria in 2021, they lost it by 2-3.
Although inexperienced, Italy Women can give a tough competition to the Austrian Women team in their home conditions.
Players to look forward to in Italy Women:
1. Kumudu Peddrick- Skipper Kumudu Peddrick is a fantastic batter who can hit the ball a long way. Peddrick was also the top run scorer for Italy Women in the 2021 series against Austria Women.
2. Sharon Withanage- She is a strike bowler for Italy Women. Withanage was the top wicket taker for Italy Women in the 2021 series against Austria Women. She will hold the key for Italy Women in the upcoming series against Austria Women.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Andrea Mae-Zepeda (Captain), Busra Uca, Gandhali Tushar, Harjiva Bhullar, Sylvia Kailath, Priya Sabu, Valentina Avdylaj, Harjot Dhaliwal, Ashmaan Saifee, Jo-Antoinette Stigliz, Sriya Komati, Soujanya Bangalore, Anisha Nookala and Mallika Pushpangani.
Kumudu Peddrick (Captain), Teshani Araliya, Rashini Aththidi, Gayathri Batagoda, Niroshni Diminguwarige, Sewmini Kanankege, Sadalee Malwatta, Dilaisha Nanayakkara, Nipuni Ponnanperumage, Sarah Sabelli, Dayana Samarasunghe, Dishani Samarawickrama, Francesca Vaccarella and Sharon Withanage
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Austria Women
Who will win?– Austria Women
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kumudu Peddrick (Italy Women), Andrea-Mae Zapeda (Austria Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sharon Withanage (Italy Women), Valentina Avdylaj (Austria Women)
Most Sixes – Kumudu Peddrick (Italy Women), Andrea-Mae Zapeda (Austria Women)
Player of the Match– Andrea-Mae Zapeda (Austria Women)
Team Scores Batting first – Austria Women 150+, Italy Women 120+
Match Handicap: Austria Women
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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