The 8th match of Women’s Super Smash T20 is to be held between Northern Spirits and Otago Sparks. Both teams are facing each other for the first time in the tournament. Spirits Women came after a 17 runs win against Central Stags in their recent match and they are in hot form. Meanwhile, Otago has lost their inaugural match of the tournament against Canterbury Magicians.
NS-W vs OS-W Match Details, Women’s Super Smash:
The 8th match of Super Smash Women T20 2020-21 season will be played between Northern Spirits and Otago Sparks at Mount Maunganui on 2nd January 2021, Saturday.
The game is scheduled to begin at 8:10 AM IST.
NS-W vs OS-W Match Preview, Women’s Super Smash:
Northern Spirits came after a 17 runs win from Central Stages in their first match of the tournament. On winning the toss, Spirits Women decided to bat first and they had put a decent total of 164 with the help of Catlin Gurney’s 57 off 37 balls.
Eimear Richardson’s 3-wickets and Lauran Heaps 2-wickets also helped them to restrict the opponents 17 runs behind. On the other hand, Sparks are looking to establish a restart after their first match loss against Stags.
NS-W vs OS-W Weather Report, Women’s Super Smash:
The temperature is expected to hover around 18°C, with 82% humidity and 5-16km/h wind speed. There are 20% chances of precipitation during the match.
NS-W vs OS-W Pitch Report, Women’s Super Smash:
The Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui is expected to be a good deck for the batters. The recent test match held here has witnessed scores of 400+ by New Zealand in their first innings. Still, pacers can enjoy good swing from the new ball.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Teams batting second have won 66% of the matches here.
NS-W vs OS-W Injury Update and Availability News, Women’s Super Smash:
(Will be added when there is an update)
NS-W vs OS-W Probable XIs, Women’s Super Smash:
Northern Spirits Women: Kate Anderson, Brooke Halliday (c), Caitlin Gurray, Eimier Richardson, Felicity Leydon Davis, Lucy Boucher, Alisha Route, Nensi Patel, Charlotte Sarsfield, Olivia Lobb (wk), Lauran Heaps.
Bench: Sriya Naidu, Georgina Hopes, Holly Topp.
Otago Sparks Women: Millie Cowan, Katey Martin (c & wk), Emma Black, Eden Carson, Bella James, Caitlin Blakely, Sophie Oldershaw, Polly Inglis, Molly Loe, Gemma Adams, Hayley Jensen.
Bench: Marina Lamplough, Bhagya Herath.
NS-W vs OS-W Top Picks to consider in your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Katey Martin is the wicketkeeper batswoman of Otago, who has 394 runs from her 14 matches experience, and will be a good pick for this match.
Emma Black will be the star option from the bowling unites of Otago, and she had grabbed 14 wickets in her last season.
Eimear Richardson, the lethal pacer of Spirits Women, picked 3 wickets in her inaugural match and will be a must pick in this match.
Katie Gurrey is in red hot form after scoring a quickfire fifty off just 37 balls, she can be the punt pick in this match.
Brooke Haliday, the captain and star player of Spirits Women, has an average of 30+ in her domestic circuit career and can fetch good points once again.
NS-W vs OS-W Captain and Vice-Captain choices, Women’s Super Smash:
Captain – Brooke Haliday, Katey Martin
Vice-Captain – Katies Gurrey, Eimear Richardson.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NS-W vs OS-W Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper: Katey Martin (VC), Polly Inglis
Batters: Brooke Haliday (C), Caitlin Blakley, Keitley Gurrey, Millie Cowan
All-Rounders: Eimear Richardson, Hayley Jensen
Bowlers: Emma Black, Felicity Leydon Davis, Bhagya Herath
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NS-W vs OS-W Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Katey Martin
Batters – Brooke Haliday, Katie Gurrey (C), Millie Cowan.
All-Rounders – Eimear Richardson (VC), Gemma Adams, Hayley Jensen.
Bowlers – Felicity Leydon Davis, Sophie Oldershaw, Bhagya Herath, Emma Black
NS-W vs OS-W Expert Advice, Women’s Super Smash:
With a 66% win accuracy for the team batting second, it will be a wise decision to pick top-order batters from the chasing side. More wickets will likely fall in the 1st innings so include all the death over bowlers from the first innings.
NS-W vs OS-W Match Prediction, Women’s Super Smash:
With the strong batting lineup and quality bowling unites, Northern Spirits Women have an upper hand over Otago Sparks Women in this match.