WS vs SS Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: Women’s Super League T20
Western Storm and Surrey Stars will face-off in the 21st match of Women Cricket Super League 2019 at Taunton. We will provide WS vs SS Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the game.
Table-toppers Western Storm has a final run till now winning all seven encounters on the trot. They defeated Southern Vipers by 15 runs yesterday. Batting first, Mandhana and Priest scored attacking 24 each before Heather Knight and Fran Wilson played brilliant knocks of 61 and 50* to take the team to a good total of 170. In defence, Pace trio of Davies-Shrubsole-Nicholas bowled lethal spells taking nine scalps among them to ensure a 15-run win for the team. Freya Davies took four wicket-haul while Shrubsole took three scalps. They will be eager to continue the winning run ahead and defeat Surrey Stars.
Surrey Stars are fourth on the points table with two wins and three losses. They lost their last match to Yorkshire Diamonds by five wickets. Batting first, South African duo of Niekerk and Kapp scored crucial 32 and 39* runs to take the team to a below-par total of 121 after another dismal show by the top order. Along with them, Lizelle Lee also scored 28 runs. Defending the target, Laura Marsh struck twice and was supported by Gordon and Kapp but failed to defend the target successfully. They will hope for a unison effort from all players to defeat mighty Western Storm.
When and Where:
WS vs SS, 21st Match, Women Cricket Super League 2019.
Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
07:30 PM, 21st August 2019.
Pitch is expected to be neutral with an average total near 150. Batsmen can find excellent assistance from the pitch.
Heather Knight (c), Anya Shrubsole, Fran Wilson, Smriti Mandhana, Rachel Priest, Deepti Sharma, Freya Davies, Sophie Luff, Claire Nicholas, Sonia Odedra, Danielle Gibson, Naomi Dattani, Ellie Mitchell, Alex Griffiths, and Nat Wraith.
Lizelle Lee, Bryony Smith, Sarah Taylor(w), Natalie Sciver (c), Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Aylish Cranstone, Laura Marsh, Mady Villiers, Gwenan Davies, Amy Gordon, Hannah Jones, Rhianna Southby, Eva Gray, Grace Gibbs.
- Rachel Priest and Smriti Mandhana will open the innings while Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, and S Luff will follow them along with D Sharma.
- Heather Knight, Deepti Sharma, and N Dattani will be the all-rounders of the team. Anya Shrubsole can also be handy with the bat.
- C Nicholas, A Shrubsole and Freya Davies will lead the pace attack of the team along with Alex Griffiths.
- Deepti Sharma will handle the spin department along with H Knight.
- They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination. However, Anyone among Alex Griffiths or Sonia Odedra can play.
- Lizelle Lee and Bryony Smith will open the innings. Sarah Taylor, Natalie Sciver, Dane van Niekerk, and Marizanne Kapp will follow them.
- N Sciver, Dane van Niekerk, M Kapp, and Mady Villiers will play the role of an allrounder. B Smith can also bowl a few overs.
- Mady Villiers, Laura Marsh, and DV Niekerk will handle the spin department along with B Smith and Eva Gray.
- Marizanne Kapp will lead the pace attack along with N Sciver and Amy Gordon.
- Place of Aylish Cranstone and Eva Gray can be risky.
Probable Playing XI:
Rachel Priest (wk), Smriti Mandhana, Heather Knight (c), Fran Wilson, Sophie Luff, Deepti Sharma, Naomi Dattani, Anya Shrubsole, A Griffiths/Sonia Odedra, Freya Davies, Claire Nicholas.
Lizelle Lee, Bryony Smith, Sarah Taylor (wk), Natalie Sciver (c), Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Mady Villiers, Laura Marsh, Aylish Cranstone, Eva Gray, Amy Gordon.
Primary Options: Rachel Priest and Sarah Taylor
Rachel Priest has an excellent hitting ability and can be dangerous anytime. She scored 72* runs in third last match and is seventh on the list of top scorers with 198 runs in 7 games.
Sarah Taylor is one of the best women cricketers, but her recent form is not quite right. She scored 43 and 36* in first two matches.
Batsmen for WS vs SS Dream11:
Primary Options: Heather Knight, S Mandhana, Lizelle Lee, Fran Wilson, Bryony Smith.
Heather Knight is third on the list of the highest run scorers of this edition with 246 runs in seven encounters at a whopping average of 50. She scored 61 runs in the last match and can also be handy with the ball.
Smriti Mandhana is one of the best women openers and can score at blistering strike rate. She is second on the list of top scorers with 259 runs in seven encounters.
Lizelle Lee is an attacking opener but does not perform consistently. She has scored 137 runs in 5 innings.
Fran Wilson has also performed well this season scoring 194 runs in 6 innings at an excellent average of 48.50. She scored unbeaten fifty yesterday.
Bryony Smith is a talented all-rounder. She will open the innings and can bowl a few overs of spin. She has failed to perform this season.
All-rounders for SS vs WS Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Dane Van Niekerk, N Sciver, Deepti Sharma.
The skipper of South Africa women Dane Van Niekerk is one of the best women all-rounders. She has the potential to be a match-winner in both the departments of the game. Niekerk has taken eight scalps in five matches and also scored 32 runs in the last encounter.
Natalie Sciver is a match-winner for her team and can be useful in any of the departments. However, She has failed to perform this edition and is in poor form.
Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma has enough potential to contribute with the bat as well as the bowl. She has taken four scalps till now.
Other Options: Mady Villiers
Mady Villiers recently made a memorable debut for England and is an excellent spin-bowling allrounder.
Bowlers for Western Storm vs Surrey Stars Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: M Kapp, A Shrubsole, Freya Davies, Laura Marsh, C Nicholas,
Marizanne Kapp is a lethal pace bowler and can also be handy with the bat. She bowled good spells in all the matches but has been unable to pick many wickets. She also scored 12, 18 and 39* runs in last three games.
Experienced Anya Shrubsole can destroy opponent batting attack on her day. She took three wicket-haul in last two matches.
Freya Davies is leading the charts with thirteen scalps in seven matches including four wicket-haul yesterday.
Laura Marsh is a talented spinner and can also score quick runs with the bat. She has taken six scalps till now, including two in the last match.
Claire Nicholas is second on the list of leading wicket-takers with ten scalps in six matches. She is in lethal form.
Other Options: Amy Gordon
Amy Gordon is a talented pace bowler and bowled an excellent spell yesterday taking one scalp.
WS vs SS Dream11 Team Prediction:
After the announcement of the playing XI, This team will be updated on Telegram.
H Knight (C)
N Sciver (Vc)
D van Niekerk