BLZ vs. VP Match Prediction Match 29 Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2024

Match 29 of the 2024 Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy will see The Blaze take on Southern Vipers at Queen’s Park in Chesterfield on Friday 5 July 2024. Read on to find out the match prediction for BLZ vs VP, Match 29 of the 2024 Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.

Match preview

In a battle for the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, the Blaze took on the South East Stars and scored an impressive 318 runs in their allotted 44 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. Sarah Bryce, the wicketkeeper, led the side with an aggressive 81 runs from 71 deliveries, ably supported by Ella Claridge’s brisk 71 runs from just 45 balls. Marie Kelly contributed steadily with 52 runs from 54 balls.

Despite their impressive batting performance, the South East Stars faced a formidable challenge. Heather Graham proved to be a game changer by taking 6 wickets for 39 runs in her 6-over batch. Josie Groves added 2 wickets for 26 runs while Kathryn Bryce took 1 wicket for 17 runs to restrict the Stars to 185 runs, leading to The Blaze’s convincing 133-run win by the D/L method.

In another encounter of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy series, the Southern Vipers took on Western Storm. Western Storm batted first and set a target of 156 runs but failed and were bowled out after 37 overs. In response, the Southern Vipers reached the target with ease, scoring 157 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 29.4 overs. The victory was sealed with 7 wickets in hand and showcased the Vipers’ dominant batting performance.

The Southern Vipers’ batting performance saw them score 157 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 29.4 overs. Georgia Elwiss anchored the innings with 65 runs from 71 balls while Ella McCaughan contributed 49 runs from 66 deliveries. Charli Knott added 22 runs from 24 balls to take their total. In the bowling, Georgia Adams led superbly, taking 3 wickets for 17 runs in her 6 overs. Mary Taylor provided solid support with 3 wickets for 32 runs in 5 overs while Freya Kemp took 1 wicket for 12 runs to ensure a comprehensive and all-round victory for the Southern Vipers.

Team News

News from the Blaze team:

As of now, The Blaze team has not reported any new injuries. Any changes or developments regarding player injuries will be relayed promptly to ensure everyone is kept up to date.

News from Team Southern Vipers:

There are currently no injury updates from the Southern Vipers team. Rest assured that any changes in injury status will be promptly communicated to all relevant parties to ensure everyone is kept informed.

The current form of the teams

The fire:

The Blaze have shown mixed but overall positive form recently, winning three of their last five matches. They secured victories in their last encounters, showing resilience and effective gameplay. However, they suffered a setback in one match, highlighting areas where there is still room for improvement. The team’s ability to bounce back from defeats and play to their strengths in subsequent matches highlights their competitive spirit and determination to perform consistently.

Southern Vipers:

On the other hand, the Southern Vipers have been in impressive form, winning four of their last five matches. Their recent performances reflect a strong and consistent display of cricketing prowess, marked by a series of impressive victories. The team has shown adaptability and skill in varying conditions, with their victories showcasing both their batting and bowling strengths. The Southern Vipers’ ability to maintain a winning streak underlines their confidence and effectiveness on the field, making them a formidable opponent in upcoming competitions.

Pitch report for today’s game BLZ vs. VP Match 29

The pitch offers moderate conditions throughout. It offers average support for fast bowlers, who can expect consistent bounce and movement. Batsmen face average batting conditions and must adapt to the pace and bounce of the pitch. Spinners, on the other hand, find some support with moderate spin. Overall, the pitch provides a fair contest between bat and ball, with all types of bowlers having the opportunity to influence the game.

Weather forecast for today’s game BLZ vs VP Match 29

On match day in Chesterfield, cloudy skies are expected with temperatures around 19 °C. There is a slight chance of rain with 10% precipitation, while the humidity is around 57%. The wind is moderate and blows at a speed of 16 km/h. Weather conditions indicate a cool and possibly humid day, suitable for a perfect game of cricket.

BLZ vs. VP: Expected XIs for today’s match

The Blaze’s expected team:

Tammy Beaumont, Teresa Graves, Nadine de Klerk, Marie Kelly, Bethan Gammon, Kirstie Gordon, Sophie Munro, Ella Claridge (WK), Josie Groves, Lucy Higham, Grace Ballinger

Expected Southern Viper team:

Rhianna Southby (WK), Ella McCaughan, Emily Windsor, Georgia Adams, Abi Norgrove, Georgia Elwiss, Freya Kemp, Charli Knott, Linsey Smith, Mary Taylor, Charlotte Dean

The Blaze vs. Southern Vipers in direct comparison:

Let’s take a look at the head to head record for the BLZ vs VP prediction. This will help us understand who will win today’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2024 Match 29 prediction or who has a higher chance of winning between The Blaze and Southern Vipers.

BLZ vs VP in direct duel in T20I

BLZ vs. VP, total matches: 5

The Blaze won: 0

Southern Vipers won: 5

No result: 0

Draw: 0

BLZ vs. VP Toss Prediction:

Taking into account the characteristics of the venue and the current weather, the captain who wins the coin toss is likely to bowl first. The decision will take into account pitch conditions, weather forecasts and previous team tactics that favoured chasing targets.

Case 1: When The Blaze Strikes First

Result prediction for the first innings: The Blaze will score 180-190 points

Result prediction: Southern Vipers win the game by 5 wickets

Case 2: If the Southern Vipers strike first

Result prediction for the first innings: Southern Vipers score 230-240

Result prediction: Southern Vipers will win the game by 30-40 runs

BLZ vs. VP, today’s match prediction:

Due to their stronger team composition and overall advantages, the Southern Vipers are considered favorites in their upcoming game against The Blaze.

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