Welsh Fire will face London Spirit in the last match of group stage of The Hundred Women’s tournament. This event will take place at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff starting at 15:00 local time.
Welsh Fire are out of the tournament as they have managed to win just two matches out of the seven they have played so far. Even if they win this match they might still end up at 8th place. They lost their previous match against table toppers - Southern Brave by 39 runs. The Fire weren’t able to build a big partnership to chase down a target of 167. Sophie Luff, Bryony Smith and Georgia Redmayne all scored 30+ runs for The Fire in a losing cause. Hayley Matthews picked 2 wickets for 27 runs while Nicole Harvey picked 1 wicket for 26 runs. The Fire will look to finish this tournament on a high with a win in this match.
London Spirit have a very little chance of making it to the eliminator match with 6 points thus far. If they win this match they will have 8 points same as that of Birmingham Phoenix, but The Spirit have a negative Net Run Rate. The Spirit looked on track to finish in top 3 before their loss against Oval Invincibles. The Spirit lost by 8 wickets against their London rivals. Tammy Beaumont and Heather Graham scored well at the top with 42 and 34 respectively. Other than these two batters the other batters completely failed and hence they only scored 103/9 in their innings. Charlotte Dean and Sophie Munro picked 1 wicket each. The Spirit need to win by a huge margin in this match if they want to qualify for the eliminator, however it seems unlikely.
Where To Watch
UK - Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports. Australia - Kayo Sports. USA - Willow Cricket. South Africa - Supersport. India - Fancode website/app.
Welsh Fire Women vs London Spirit Women Odds & PredictionBet on Welsh Fire vs London Spirit with Bet365
- Welsh Fire Women - 2.30(Bet 365)
- London Spirit Women - 1.61(Bet 365)
- Prediction - London Spirit Women to win.
- Date: August 18, 2021
- Time: 3.00 PM
- Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, UK