Match 5

LIG vs NOD Fantasy Dream Team Prediction: Fantasy Cricket Tips for Match 5

Last Updated: 4/6/2021 3:42 PM IST

Lightning vs Northern Diamonds (LIG vs NOD), Match 5 Preview

Match 5 of the "Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, 2021" will be played between Lightning and Northern Diamonds (LIG vs NOD). The match will be played at the Kibworth Cricket Club New Ground, Kibworth.

Lightning have played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked seventh on the points table, while Northern Diamonds have also played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table.

Both teams last played against each other in the Match 10 of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, 2020 where was the Man of the Match and Northern Diamonds beat Lightning by 2 wickets. Lucy Higham scored the highest fantasy points for Lightning with 90 match fantasy points while Jenny Gunn topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Northern Diamonds with 118 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Lightning against Southern Vipers, Southern Vipers beat Lightning by 4 wickets. The top fantasy player for LIG was Kirstie Gordon who scored 126 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Central Sparks, Central Sparks beat Northern Diamonds by 2 wickets. The top fantasy player for NOD was Lauren Winfield who scored 151 fantasy points.

Pitch Report/Condition

The pitch at the Kibworth Cricket Club New Ground, Kibworth is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 4 matches is 277 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 25% of its matches. So the team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.

Pacers have been very successful at this Venue. They have earned 65% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.

Head to Head

In the 2 matches played between these 2 teams, Lightning have won 0 matches and Northern Diamonds have won 2 matches. Lightning do not have a good record against Northern Diamonds. We expect the trend to continue. Of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.