ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Prediction and Preview: 1st Match, WBBL 2019

ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview: 1st Match

ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Prediction, Preview, and Probable Playing XI of the 1st Match of WBBL 2019. Sydney Sixers Women will take on Sydney Thunder Women in the first encounter of Women Big Bash League 2019 at North Sydney Oval in Sydney.

The much-awaited Women Big Bash League 2019 begins tomorrow with a clash between inter-city rivals Sixers and Thunder.

Sydney Thunder Women lost the semi-final in the last edition and will be eager to put a good show in the opening encounter of WBBL’19. They have made few changes in the squad, which includes notable additions of Pakistan All-rounder Nida Dar and South African Pacer Shabnim Ismail. However, they will miss the services of Harmanpreet Kaur, Stefanie Taylor, and Nicola Carey. Skipper Rachael Haynes along with Rachel Priest will hope to give an excellent start to the team.

Runner-ups Sydney Sixers Women are early favorites to claim the trophy this season and have a well-balanced squad. They will be led by the World’s best all-rounder Ellyse Perry who will hope to lead the team from the front. Ashleigh Gardner, Marizanne Kapp, and Erin Burns are other talented all-rounders available for the team’s cause. Also, Alyssa Healy will be eager to continue her dominant run with the bat ahead and create problems for the opponent bowlers.

When and Where

ST-W vs SS-W, 1st Match, Women Big Bash League 2019.
North Sydney Oval, Sydney.
02:10 PM, 18th October 2019.

Pitch Condition

Considering the results of last season encounters at this venue, The track is expected to be batting friendly.

Also, as the first match will be played, such a fresh pitch with excellent support to batswomen will be on offer, and an average total above 160 can be expected if Sixers bat first.

Squads

ST-W:
Samantha Bates, Alex Blackwell, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Rachael Haynes ©, Saskia Horley, Shabnim Ismail, Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Rachel Priest, Naomi Stalenberg.

SS-W:
Sarah Aley, Alisha Bates, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Maddy Darke, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jodie Hicks, Emma Hughes, Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry (c), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Lauren Smith.

ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Team News

Sydney Thunder Women:

  • Anyone among the trio of Hannah Darlington, Kate Peterson, or Phoebe Litchfield can make her debut. Chances of Darlington are more.

Sydney Sixers Women:

  • Stella Campbell is likely to make her debut while either of Maddy Darke or Emma Hughes will bat in the lower middle order.

Probable Playing XI

ST-W:
Rachael Haynes (c), Rachel Priest (wk), Naomi Stalenberg, Alex Blackwell, Nida Dar, Saskia Horley, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail, Hannah Darlington/ Kate Peterson, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith.

SS-W:
Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Jodie Hicks, Marizanne Kapp, Maddy Darke/Emma Hughes, Lauren Smith, Sarah Aley, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Stella Campbell.

Top picks for ST-W vs SS-W Dream11

Sydney Thunder Women:

Rachael Haynes: Skipper Haynes is a consistent performer and recently scored a century in the last series against Sri Lanka. She will open the innings and will be the key in the batting department.

Rachel Priest: Veteran wicket-keeper Priest is a very attacking batswoman and performed well in Kia Women Super League. She can be a good pick as Captain/vice-captain in ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Team grand leagues.

Nida Dar: Pakistan all-rounder Nida Dar is a match-winner with the bat as well as the ball. She can play attacking cameos with bat and bowl witty spin and will be a must-pick in SS-W vs ST-W Dream11 team.

Shabnim Ismail: Pacer Ismail can lay havoc with her pace on the batswomen and generally remains in good form. She can also be handy with the bat in the lower middle order.

Alex Blackwell: Veteran Aussie batswomen Blackwell is an experienced performer. She also scored 90* runs in practice match.

Rene Farrell: Pacer Farrell is a wicket-taking bowler and has performed well in various T20I leagues.

Sydney Sixers Women:

Ellyse Perry: Skipper Perry is a star performer in WBBL as she will open the innings and bowl her quota of overs. She scored 777 runs in last season and will be a must-pick in your fantasy team.

Alyssa Healy: Wicket-keeper Healy is in her best form currently and is scoring runs at her will. She can anchor big innings at a healthy strike rate for the team.

Ashleigh Gardner: She is one of the most attacking women batsmen and very economical spinner. She scored 337 runs in last season.

Marizanne Kapp: South African all-rounder Kapp is a lethal pacer and handy batsmen. She was the woman of the ODI series on a recent India tour.

Erin Burns: She recently made her Australian debut and is a consistent batswoman. Burns can also bowl a few overs of part-time spin.

Lauren Smith: Spin all-rounder Smith is an average performer with the bat as well as the ball.

Sarah Aley: Veteran Pacer Aley has a good experience and can fetch the right amount of fantasy points on her day.

ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Prediction

Dream11 Team for Head-to-Head/Small Leagues

Alyssa Healy (wk)
Rachael Haynes
Ashleigh Gardner
Erin Burns
Ellyse Perry (C)
Nida Dar (Vc)
Marizanne Kapp
Rene Farrell
Samantha Bates
H Silver-Holmes
Sarah Aley

Captain and Vc Choices

Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy, Nida Dar, Rachael Haynes, A Gardner, Rachel Priest, M Kapp, D Van Niekerk.

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