International Women’s cricket returns to the European Cricket Network as Germany Women host France Women in a five-match T20I series between 8 and 10 July at the National Performance Centre in Krefeld.
Hosts Germany are ranked 25th and are moving up the world rankings all the time. The Golden Eagles are currently on an unbeaten in nine T20Is and will be supremely confident of extending this run against France Women, ranked five spots behind the hosts.
Germany's five-match T20I series against Austria at the Seebarn Cricket Ground in Vienna last summer was the very first international women’s cricket broadcast since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Germany Women routed their opponents 5-0 and managed to script several records in the process.
GR-W Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg score For 148, Avg score Against 60)
Captain: Anuradha Doddaballapur
Wicketkeeper: Sharanya Sadarangani and Karthika Vijayaraghavan will share wicketkeeping duties.
Projected Opening Bowlers: Emma Bargna, Peris Wadenpohl
Anuradha Doddaballapur is a cardiovascular scientist who set a world record in the fourth T20I against Austria with her spell of 5 for 1. She became the first skipper, man or woman, to take four wickets in four balls in T20Is!
With 239 runs from five matches against Austria Women, Christina Gough finished as leading run scorer in the series. The classy opener recorded an astounding average of 239 and also scored an marvellous unbeaten century.
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