Table-toppers Melbourne Stars are expected to further strengthen their dominance by beating Adelaide Strikers.
Last updated: 9th Nov,2020 6:57PM
The 29th match of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) 2020 will be played between Melbourne Stars Women and the Adelaide Strikers Women at the Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.
This match is scheduled to start at 02:30 PM Local Time (09:00 AM IST) and it will be streamed live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD.
It will be an interesting game of cricket to watch on Monday, as the top-ranked teams of the tournament, Melbourne Stars Women and the Adelaide Strikers Women will take the field to play the 29th match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2020. Both these teams, have done really well so far and will want to get another win under their belt by the end of this match.
MS-W vs AS-W Weather Report for Match 29:
There are no chances of rainfall happening during the match on Monday, and the temperature will be around the 18 degree Celsius mark.
The pitch at this venue will have contrasting behaviours in the first and the second innings. In the first, it will be favouring the batters, while the balance is expected to shift towards the bowlers in the second inning.
Average first innings score:
190 (One completed match of the tournament played at this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 0, Lost – 1, Tied – 0 (One completed match of the tournament played at this venue)
Injury and Availability News:
Adelaide Strikers’ Suzie Bates has recovered from her injury and is back in the squad. Stafanie Taylor makes way for her. They have also called up Annie O’Neil, as Alex Price misses out.
MS-W vs AS-W Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Melbourne Stars Women:
Meg Lanning (c), Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Erin Osborne, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum (wk), Sophie Day, Holly Ferling, Alana King
Katherine Brunt, Bhavi M Devchand, Anna Lanning, Lucy Cripps
Adelaide Strikers Women:
Tahlia McGrath, Katie Mack, Laura Wolvaardt, Bridget Patterson, Suzie Bates, Amanda Wellington, Madeline Penna, Tegan McPharlin (wk), Sarah Coyte, Megan Schutt (c), Darcie Brown
Katie Perkins, Annie O Neil
MS-W vs AS-W Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Meg Lanning is the top run-scorer of the tournament, with 237 runs to her name in the 5 innings Her batting average rests at 79.00, while her strike rate rests at 128.80.
Sarah Coyte is currently placed at the second spot in the leading wicket-takers’ list. She has played in 7 matches so far and has taken 9 wickets while maintaining an economy rate just over 7 runs per over.
Laura Wolvaardt, in the 7 matches that she has played in, has scored 191 runs at an average of 31.83 and a strike rate of 111.05.
Natalie Sciver looks to be in great touch with the ball in hand in this tournament, as she has taken 8 wickets in 6 matches. She has maintained a bowling average of 10.12.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Meg Lanning, Laura Wolvaardt
Vice-Captain Options – Sarah Coyte, Natalie Sciver
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MS-W vs AS-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tegan McPharlin
Batters – Mignon du Preez, Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning (C), Laura Wolvaardt
All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver (VC), Tahlia McGrath, Amanda Wellington
Bowlers – Alana King, Darcie Brown, Sarah Coyte
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MS-W vs AS-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Nicole Faltum
Batters – Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning, Laura Wolvaardt (C), Katie Mack
All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver, Tahlia McGrath, Annabel Sutherland
Bowlers – Holly Ferling, Megan Schutt, Sarah Coyte (VC)
Since this pitch will favour the batswomen, especially in the first innings, it is advisable to go with 4 specialist batting options in your Dream11 Fantasy teams.
Today’s MS-W vs AS-W Probable Winners:
Melbourne Stars Women are predicted to win this game.