The KIA Super League 2019 has come to its final group league stage where Southern Vipers will take on Loughborough Lightning. Southern Vipers are placed at second in the points table with 4 wins from 9 games whereas Loughborough Lightning is the second team with 6 wins from as many games. Let’s have a look at the Southern Vipers vs Loughborough Lightning Dream 11 Prediction.
The match between Southern Vipers and Loughborough Lightning in the Kia Super League 2019 will take place on Wednesday, August 28, at The Rose Bowl, Southampton at 6:30 pm local, 5:30 pm GMT and 11:00 pm IST.
Their loss in the previous match against Yorkshire Diamonds would haunt them as they lost despite putting up a huge total of 184. Jemimah Rodrigues snatched the game from them. However, the biggest positives for the Vipers is the formidable form of openers Danielle Wyatt and Suzie Bates. Along with them, Tammy Beaumont, Natasha Farrant and Amanda Wellington have been doing pretty well.
Predicted Playing XI
Stafanie Taylor, Danielle Wyatt, Tammy Beaumont (C/WK), Suzie Bates, Natasha Farrant, Amanda Wellington, Thea Brookes, Carla Rudd, Maia Bouchier, Fi Morris, Isabelle Wong
Loughborough Lightning have been doing well in the tournament where opener Hayley Matthews, Amy Jones are both in good form. Along with them, middle-order Chamari Athapaththu, captain Georgia Elwiss and Mignon du Preez have been in formidable form. Even du Preez has been playing the key role in most of their games and expected to do good against Southern Vipers as well.
Predicted Playing XI
Hayley Matthews, Amy Ellen Jones (WK), Chamari Athapaththu, Georgia Elwiss (C), Mignon du Preez, Georgia Adams, Jenny Gunn, Kathryn Bryce, Sarah Glenn, Tara Norris, Kirstie Gordon
Injury and Availability News
As of now, there are no injury concerns. Both the teams are looking forward to keeping their playing XI intact as both the teams are pretty much dependent on their openers. Registering a victory is important for both the teams and they will surely play their hearts out.
Weather and pitch report
A 20% chance of rain forecast on Wednesday while a bit of cloud is expected. Fast bowlers will get the benefit from the pitch. Although The Rose Bowl has always been a good pitch to bat on, the match will be played in the evening. The ball is going to swing under the lights, and chasing will be difficult.
In the last five meetings between the two teams, Southern Vipers have managed to win three times where Loughborough won two games.
Southern Vipers vs Loughborough Lightning Dream 11 Prediction
Wicket-keepers: Amy Ellen Jones, Tammy Beaumont
Batters: Mignon du Preez, Georgia Adams, Danielle Wyatt
All-rounders: Jenny Gunn, Georgia Elwiss, Hayley Matthews
Bowlers: Kirstie Gordon, Natasha Farrant, Amanda Wellington
Captain & Vice-captain: Danielle Wyatt, Mignon du Preez