SPI vs FAL Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Apr 12, 2023
Tournament: Fairbreak International Tournament, 2023.
Date: April 12, 2023.
Venue: Kowloon Cricket Club, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
In the 15th and the last game of the league stages of the FairBreak Invitational Tournament in Hong Kong, the team of Falcons’ women will take on Spirit Women tomorrow. This game is vital for deciding the final standing between the teams participating in the invitational. This match will also be played at the Kowloon Cricket Club stadium in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Let's look at this game's match prediction, betting tips, and weather report.
Spirit Women Vs Falcons Women Head-To-Head
These two teams have crossed swords twice earlier and won a single game each.
Spirit Women Vs Falcons Women Live Streaming and Broadcast
The match can be viewed live on Television in India and the neighboring countries on Sony. The live streaming for this game will be available on Disney +Hotstar and Star Sports.
SPI vs FAL Team Previews
The Spirit women's cricket team has played 4 matches so far in the competition and has won 3 out of these 4. They have had to endure just a single loss and they have 11.5 points so far in the league stages of the competition. Spirit women have a net run rate of +0.749 and they are currently in the second position in the points table. The Spirit team played their last match in the competition earlier today and recorded yet another win. Their all-rounder Nicola Carey was in prime form hitting 84 not out from just 28 balls. She also picked up a single wicket while bowling.
Tornadoes women batted first in this game and got off to a great start with their opening batters putting together a good partnership of 44 runs for the first wicket. This was followed by the skipper Stefanie Taylor hitting 61 not out from 48 balls with 10 fours. The most successful bowlers during the Tornadoes' innings were Nicola Carey, Sophia Dunkley, and Shizuka Miyaji. Dunkley was the pick of the bowlers when she dislodges a couple of batters while conceding just 20 runs from her 4 overs. Carey and Miyaji picked up a wicket apiece in a supporting role.
The Spirit women's innings got off to the worst possible start with a couple of wickets going down with practically nothing on the board. But there was a 49-run partnership between Natthakan Chantham and Kerry Ann Tomlinson for the 3rd wicket. This was before the skipper Nicola Carey arrived at the crease. Carey nailed the Tornadoes' bowling attack hitting 7 sixes and 7 fours while scoring 84 runs from just 28 balls. This inning ensured that the Spirit got home easily in the end with plenty to spare. Chantham gave her company till the end.
Spirit Women Playing 11
Betty Chan, Gargi Bhogle, Kerry-Anne Tomlinson, Mahika Gaur, Nensi Patel, Sarah Bryce, Ayabonga Khaka, Bismah Maroof, Sophia Dunkley, Nattaya Boochatham, Nicola Carey.
The Falcons women also played their last game earlier today against Sapphires' women. In this 12th game of the competition being played in Kowloon, the Falcons women crushed the Sapphires women's team with a thumping victory by 9 wickets. Chamari Athapaththu was in terrific form for the Falcons and did not allow a whisker to the opposition. She remained not out on 75 she scored from 44 balls and was instrumental in making sure that the Falcons women did not encounter any nasty surprises. Athapaththu also picked up a wicket in the game.
The Sapphires' innings ran into troubled waters right at the outset and were reduced to 63 for 7. It looked at one stage that they might not even reach the 100-run mark in the game. But thanks to some good batting by the lower middle order players viz. Kary Chan and Shabnim Ismail the team managed to post a reasonable total of 131 runs on the board. Kary Chan scored 32 runs from 26 balls with 2 sixes and 3 fours while Shabnim Ismail scored 26 runs from 18 balls with 2 sixes and 1 four.
The best bowler on the scene for Falcons’ women was Marizanne Kapp. She picked up 3 wickets in her 4 overs while giving away just 15 runs in the process. Sornarine Tippoch also picked up 2 wickets for 11 runs from her 4 overs. Both these bowlers were extremely economical as well giving away less than 4 runs per over apart from picking up these crucial wickets. Although Falcons lost an early wicket of Danni Wyatt, their skipper Suzie Bates and Chamari Athapaththu ensured that there were no nasty surprises during their innings as they hunted down the smallish total easily in 13.3 overs. Chamari Athapaththu hit 7 sixes in her inning.
Falcons Women Playing 11
Anju Gurung, Christina Gough, Marina Lamplough, Theertha Satish, Chamari Atapattu, Danielle Wyatt, Jahanara Alam, Mas Elysa, Nannapat Khoncharoenkai, Sornnarin Tippoch, Suzie Bates.
SPI vs FAL Toss Prediction
The surface on offer at the Kowloon Cricket Club ground is fundamentally a slow one. The ball tends to grip the surface. Batters will have a difficult time scoring runs freely right from the outset. So, the team winning the toss might wish to take to the field first.
Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.
Pitch and Conditions
Although the pitch at this venue is quite slow, the batters can settle down and get used to the pace of the track and then think about playing their shots. The spinners from both teams might come into play on this track as a good spin bowler will be tough to get away in these conditions.
The weather forecast for this game tomorrow is that of pleasant conditions. There will be some intervals of sunshine and clouds during the day. You can expect south-by-southeast winds of 11 km/hr during the match. There is a good chance that we will get a cloud cover during the game.
SPI vs FAL Betting Tips
Both these teams appear to be evenly matched at the moment. They won their last games played earlier today and they won it convincingly. The Spirit team is placed higher in the points table with more points and a better overall record in the competition. But the Falcons team is on a comeback trail and with positions in the playoffs at stake, they will give this game everything they have got. We will bet with Falcons to win this match.
Bonus Cricket Bets
Nicola Carey was in devastating form in the last game of the competition. She smashed 84 runs in just 28 balls with 7 sixes. If she continues where she left off you can expect another big score from her.
The Falcons captain was among the runs in the last game of the competition. She is the kind of player that will build on it and score more runs. You can bet on her to top-score for the Falcons.
The Spirit women's team top-order batting is a good one. You can bet on them to get the team off to a start where they score more than 6 runs in the first over of their innings.