WFW vs SBW Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Aug 12, 2023

The Welsh Fire women's team will play host to the Southern Brave women in the 17th game of The Hundred for Women competition for the 2023 season. The Welsh Fire women will look to continue their winning ways in this match to be played at the Sophia Gardens in the city of Cardiff, England on Saturday. As far as this year's Hundred is concerned Welsh Fire women have played good cricket. They have managed to win 3 out of their 4 matches and 1 game ended in no result. Due to these results, the Welsh Fire women are currently positioned at the top of the points table.

The Southern Brave women on the other hand have succeeded in gathering good momentum after recording wins over London Spirit women and Northern Superchargers women. The SB captain Anya Shrubsole will be expecting her team can display a disciplined approach in all three departments of the game. In the earlier portion of The Hundred, Welsh Fire women succeeded in eking out a close victory over the team of Southern Brave women. Let's look at the betting tips, match prediction, and pitch report for this match in this article.

Welsh Fire Women vs Southern Brave Women Head-To-Head

The Southern Brave women and the Welsh Fire women have played against each other on 3 occasions and the Southern Brave women have succeeded in winning all three matches. The Welsh Fire women are yet to open their account of victories over Southern Brave women.

Welsh Fire Women vs Southern Brave Women Live Streaming and Broadcast

You will also be able to view the Women's Hundred 2023 competition live on Sony Sports Network in the Indian subcontinent. This game between Southern Brave women and Welsh Fire women will be aired on channels such as Ten 3, Sony Ten 4, and Sony Six. This match will also be available through live streaming on the SonyLiv website and app.

WFW vs SBW Team Previews

Welsh Fire Women

As far as the Welsh Fire batting department is concerned, the side will depend on their top-order trio of Tammy Beaumont, Sophia Dunkley, and Hayley Matthews for scoring most of the runs. In their last game, the skipper Tammy Beaumont was the standout performer with the bat for Welsh Fire women. She scored a useful hand of 59 runs from 40 balls. Apart from Beaumont, Hayley Matthews managed to gather 23 runs from 23 balls with a couple of boundaries. Sophia Dunkley also chipped in with a score of 25 runs from 19 balls.

As far as the Welsh Fire bowling attack is concerned, the team will rely on bowlers such as Shabnim Ismail, Georgia Elwiss, Claire Nicholas, Alex Griffiths, and Freya Davies to get the team some well-timed breakthroughs. In her last game of the competition, the former South African seamer Shabnim Ismail was the peak of the bowlers for Welsh Fire women. She also picked up a hat trick that allowed her team to pull off a win in a closely-fought game. The Welsh Fire women played their last match in the competition against Birmingham Phoenix.

Batting first, the Welsh Fire team put together 137 runs from their 100 balls for the loss of 7 wickets. The Phoenix side got within 3 runs of this score and the Shabnim Ismail hat-trick sealed an unlikely win for Welsh Fire. Ismail bowled a sensational last over and picked up 3 wickets in her last 3 deliveries of the game to secure an otherwise impossible-sounding victory for Welsh Fire women. This ice-cold last-over bowling by Shabnim Ismail thwarted all the hopes of a win for Phoenix.  

Welsh Fire Women Playing 11

Ella McCaughan, Emily Windsor, Sarah Bryce, Alex Griffiths, Claire Nicholas, Sophia Dunkley, Freya Davies, Georgia Elwiss, Laura Kimmince Harris, Shabnim Ismail, Tammy Beaumont.

Southern Brave Women

As far as the Southern Brave women's batting line-up is concerned, the team will depend on the players such as Danielle Wyatt, Smriti Mandhana, Freyas Kemp, Chloe Tryon, Georgia Adams, and Maia Bouchier to score most of the runs for Brave. In her last appearance for Southern Brave Women, Maia Bouchier was an outstanding performer with the bat. She hammered 63 runs from 42 balls and hit 10 fours in the process. Apart from Bouchier, Maitlan Brown also hit 15 runs not out from just 9 deliveries with 3 fours.

As far as the Southern Brave bowling attack is concerned, the team will rely on bowlers such as Anya Shrubsole, Chloe Tryon, Georgia Adams, Kalea Moore, and Lauren Bell. In an earlier game, the medium-pace bowler Georgia Adams was the pick of the bowling attack for Southern Brave women. She picked up 4 wickets in the process. The Southern Brave team was involved in a tight thriller in their last game. Batting first, the London Spirit women scored 104 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. The Southern Brave team chased down the total successfully on the last ball of their quota of overs.

It was left to Maia Bouchier to do the honors of reaching the target with a classy half-century. The Southern Brave women were finally able to play in a full game after rain interruptions in a couple of earlier games. There were gloomy and dark conditions over the Lord's cricket ground even for this game. However, this drizzle cleared up just in time for the game to get underway. The match was reduced to 85 balls per side game. There was a partisan crowd of more than 13000 present for this game.  

Southern Brave Women Playing 11

Freya Kemp, Kalea Moore, Anya Shrubsole, Chloe Tryon, Danielle Wyatt, Georgia Adams, Lauren Bell, Maitlan Brown, Maia Bouchier, Rhianna Southby, Smriti Mandhana.

WFW vs SBW Toss Prediction

Both the skippers will be looking forward to winning the toss and bowling first on this track. It will be a better idea to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a smallish total in these watery conditions. The last game scheduled at this venue in Cardiff was washed off because of heavy showers.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

This match between Welsh Fire women and Southern Brave women will be hosted at the Sophia Gardens venue in Cardiff. It is the 17th game of The Hundred for women, we will get a matchup between Southern Brave women and Welsh Fire women. All said and done the pitch for this match will provide some assistance to the bowlers as well. The weather forecast for the match is not too good. Heavy showers are expected during the contest. We are likely to get rain right throughout the day.

WFW vs SBW Betting Tips

Considering the current form of these two teams, you can bet with table toppers Welsh Fire women to win this game. The Welsh Fire top order batting has provided some clinical performances during the competition. The bowling is also looking good with Alex Griffiths and Shabnim Ismail bowling great spells. The Welsh Fire team will be looking to extend their winning streak in this home fixture. We will bet with Welsh Fire to win the contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

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    Smriti Mandhana to score more than 21 runs in the contest.



Smriti Mandhana is a dependable international cricketer. You can bet on her to score over 21 runs in this encounter.

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    Tammy Beaumont to score a half-century in the game.



Tammy Beaumont is in good form at the moment and was among the runs in the earlier games. You can bet on her to put together a fifty in this game.

  1. Rajabets


    Maia Bouchier to score over 17 runs in the game.



Maia Bouchier was in top form in her last appearance for her team. You can bet on her to contribute more than 17 runs in the game.

Today Match Prediction

Welsh Fire Women To Win the Match, 2.10

Bet Tip Here

Who will win WFW vs SBW

Welsh Fire Women 73.53% (25)
Southern Brave Women 26.47% (9)
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