India Women vs Australia Women Dream11 Prediction & Preview: Final
India Women and Australia Women will collide in the finale of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney. We will provide IN-W vs AU-W Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Preview.
India Women have been in dominant form, winning all the four encounters in league stages and ultimately qualified for the final despite of the wash-out in the semi-final against England. Their batting attack led by 15-YO Shafali Verma and their mighty spin attack has been fundamental in their success and will be the key when they collide with the defending champions at their home turf tomorrow in the all-important finale of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.
They defeated Sri Lanka Women by 7 wickets in their last completed match. Bowling first, Spin duo of Radha Yadav and Gayakwad bowled exceedingly well taking six scalps among them with four of them belonging to Radha. Othe bowlers also supported them and thus restricted Sri Lanka Women on just 113 runs. Chasing the target, Shafali Verma played another attacking knock of 47 runs from just 34 balls to chase the target comfortably.
The hosts and reigning champions Australia were outplayed by the Indians in the tournament opener but have been able to regain their form in the later matches winning all four encounters including the semi-final against South Africa where they defeated them by 5 runs.
Batting first, Healy and Mooney got good starts but failed to capitalize and lost their wickets on 18 and 28 respectively. Skipper Lanning played unbeaten innings of 49* runs to take the team to a total of 134 on the tricky pitch of Sydney. In defense, Schutt struck twice and was supported by other bowlers to restrict Proteas women on 92 for 5 in 13 overs and thus won by 5 runs by DLS Method. In the absence of star all-rounder Ellyse Perry, A top effort will be expected from all players to outplay in-form Indian team.
IN-W vs AU-W, Final, ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
1:30 PM, 8th March 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 139
Average 2nd innings score: 131
Matches won batting first: 5
Matches won bowling first: 7
A neutral pitch can be expected with similar support to batsmen as well as bowlers. Conditions are likely to remain the same throughout the game and an average total near 140-150 can be expected with the chasing side having equal opportunity.
Recent Performance and Head-to-Head
(most recent first)
IN-W – NR W W W W
AU-W – W W W W L
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gaekwad, Richa Ghosh.
Meg Lanning (C), Rachael Haynes, Erin Burns, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Molly Strano, Georgia Wareham
IN-W vs AU-W Dream11 Team News
- They are unlikely to tinker with the winning combination.
- Molly Strano can replace Georgia Wareham in the XI.
Probable Playing XI
Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (C), Ashleigh Gardner, Rachael Haynes, Jess Jonassen, Nicola Carey, Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Wareham/Molly Strano, Megan Schutt.
Top picks for IN-W vs AU-W Dream11 Prediction
Star batsmen Mandhana is in excellent form from the past few matches and performed well in tri-series and warm-up matches. She scored 17 runs in the last match.
Spin all-rounder Deepti will be a must-pick in your Dream11 team because of her consistent form. She scored 49 runs in the first match and will also bowl her quota of overs. In the last match, She scored 15* runs along with taking one scalp.
15-year old Shafali has made a mark in international cricket. She scored 29, 39, 46 and 47 runs in four matches with an attacking strike rate. She is in brilliant form and is third on the list of top scorers in the tournament.
Skipper Harmanpreet is not in her best form presently but can change the course of match single-handedly. She can also bowl a few overs of spin if required. Kaur scored 15 runs in the last match.
She is a talented youngster and scored 29, 34 and 15* runs in the three T20I’s and will be the key in the middle order.
She is one of the best spinners in women’s cricket and always takes plenty of wickets. Yadav took four and three wicket-haul against Australians and Bangladesh, respectively.
Left-arm orthodox bowler Radha was at her best in the last match taking four wicket-haul and can be a good pick in EN-W vs IN-W Dream11 team.
Pacer Shikha will lead the Indian pace attack and has taken seven scalps till now. She can also score a few runs with the bat.
She was the highest wicket-taker in the tri-series against Australia and England and is a wicket-taking spinner. Gayakwad took two scalps in the last match.
Opener Healy is one of the most attacking women cricketers of all-time and is in good form presently scoring 161 runs in five innings at a quick strike rate.
Skipper Lanning is a consistent performer and will be the key in the middle order for Aussies in the absence of Perry and scored 49* runs in the last match.
She is also in good form from the past few months and is third on the list of top run-scorers with a tally of 181 runs.
Spin all-rounder Gardner is not bowling much these days but is a very attacking option with the bat. She can be the best choice of captain in grand leagues.
Spinner Jonassen is a wicket-taking option and equally able with the bat too. She has taken seven scalps till now.
Schutt is a lethal pacer and can lay havoc on her day. She will be the key for Aussies to challenge the Indian team and has taken nine scalps in this tournament.
Pacer Carey is a good pacer and is a consistent performer in domestic cricket with the ball as well as bat. She can be a good credit-saving option in your fantasy team.
She is Left-arm orthodox bowler. Molineux took 1 wicket in the previous match.
IN-W vs AU-W Dream11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick A Gardner in place of M Schutt.
- In the wicket-keeper, Alyssa Healy is good.
- In batsmen, Meg Lanning, A Gardner, J Rodrigues, and R Haynes are also good options.
- Harmanpreet Kaur is also good all-rounders.
- Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Nicola Carey are also good bowlers.
- Jess Jonassen, S Mandhana, and Shafali Verma are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Deepti Sharma, Alyssa Healy, Smriti Mandhana, Beth Mooney, Jess Jonassen, Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma, Poonam Yadav,
For Grand Leagues: Harmanpreet Kaur, Ashleigh Gardner.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.