The Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder Women will lock horns in the Match 38 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The Adelaide Strikers would look to find contributions from the experienced South African players like Laura Wolvaardt and Dane Van Niekrerk. While the Sydney Thunder have the inform players like Phoebe Litchfield and Deepti Sharma, who need to be consistent with their performances.
The Sydney Thunder Women have 2 wins in 8 matches, and are at 8th position in the points table. They lost to the Brisbane Heat Women team in their last fixture by failing to defend the score of 143 runs. Whereas, the Adelaide Strikers also have same wins in the 7 league matches of the tournament. They lost by 37 runs against the Melbourne Stars Women team.
The both teams will be looking to grab win in this fixture and climb up in the points table to still keep their case strong of qualifying for the semifinals of the tournament. They require the efforts of their experienced international players to perform well to keep the confidence going for the rest of the remaining matches of the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021.
Fixture Name: Match 38
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 9 November
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AS-W(recent last): L L L
ST-W(recent last): L W W
Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, South Australia
Pitch Report: The match between Adelaide Strikers Women and Sydney Thunder women team will take place in Karen Rolton Oval. This fixture is expected to be a high scoring game due to the surface assisting the batters. The par score is expected to be around 140, and the pacers will look to take the help from fine bounce and carry to take wickets.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Melbourne Renegades 207/4 won by 15 runs against Brisbane Heat 192/10 in Women’s Big Bash League 2020/21.
The maximum players of Adelaide Strikers team are selected due to their relatively finer performance in the tournament. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Deepti Sharma, with the capability to contribute in both the departments. While the vice captain can be Laura Wolvardt, who has been the backbone of the Strikers team in the last few matches.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Tahila Wilson
BATSMEN: Phoebe Litchfield, Smriti Mandhana, Laura Wolvaardt
ALL-ROUNDERS: Deepti Sarma, Dane Van Niekerk, Madelinne Penna, Tahila Mcgrath
BOWLERS: Hannah Darlington, Megan Schutt, Sarah Coyte
The Adelaide Strikers team is expected to secure their 3rd victory of the tournament with the contribution from their players, who have a good track record in the international circuit. While the Sydney Thunder will look to stop being too reliant on Indian duo of Mandhana and Deepti Sharma, and need to play well as a team in this fixture.
The Sydney Thunder have been average with their performances in the tournament and will look to bag crucial wins to keep their hopes alive of making it to the semifinals. They lost their last league match by a margin of 37 runs against Melbourne Stars and would hope to improve in both departments of the game. The top picks will be Deepti Sharma and Phoebe Litchfield.
The all rounder has been the best performer of the Thunder Team in the tournament and will be hoping to do well and contribute to a win in this fixture. She has got the skills to contain and dismiss the batters, and is playing quite well to take the team into the final 4 spots. In the tournament, Deepti Sharma has scored 135 runs and also has 10 wickets.
The top order batter has scored the most runs in the tournament for the Sydney Thunder and will be the biggest hope for the team to fetch wins and reach the semifinals. She has scored 174 runs with an average of 24.85 and has been the backbone of the batting department. In the last fixture, Litchfield scored 40 off 32 balls and will be a vice captain pick.
X-factor: The captain Hannah Darlington can be one of the finest performers in both departments.
Player to Watch: The batter Smriti Mandhana has been playing well and will look to maintain the same performance.
ST-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Smriti Mandhana
2. Tahila Wilson (wk)
3. Phoebe Litchfield
4. Deepti Sharma
5. Corinne Hall
6. Anika Learoyd
7. Sammy-Jo Johnson
8. Hannah Darlington (c)
9. Lauren Smith
10. Isabelle Wong
11. Samantha Bates
The Adelaide Strikers have 2 wins in 7 matches of the tournament and need to be playing with their potential to secure a win in this fixture. In the last encounter against Melbourne Stars, they lost by 37 runs and would look to improve their performance. In a rain effected match, the Adelaide Strikers could not chase down the target of 126 runs in 14 overs.
The experienced player from South Africa has displayed the ability to perform well in both departments of the game. She can provide a good start to the team at the top order with her attacking mindset. In he last fixture, along with scoring some runs, she also took 2 wickets and would be confident of executing her skills in this fixture.
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The opener of the Adelaide Strikers is gradually forming her niche with solid technique and composure to keep the team in good stead, when she is at the crease. In 7 matches, Laura Wolvaardt has scored 156 runs and will be looking to continue the same momentum, which can help team to grab some crucial wins in the 2nd half of the tournament.
X-factor: The middle order batter Madelline Penna is quite talented and is expected to doing good in this fixture.
Player to Watch: The captain Tahila Mcgrath will look to find back her fine form in the tournament.
AS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Dane van Niekerk
2. Katie Mack
3. Laura Wolvaardt
4. Tahlia McGrath (c)
5. Madeline Penna
6. Bridget Patterson
7. Amanda Wellington
8. Tegan McPharlin (wk)
9. Sarah Coyte
10. Megan Schutt
11. Darcie Brown
Watch Adelaide Strikers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. The Fancode platform also has the rights of the tournament, and people can buy the plans of the same on their official website. Whereas Cricket Australia has all the information about the players, teams contesting in the Women’s Big Bash 2021.
The Sony Six Channel will broadcast the AS-W vs ST-W Match 38 of the Big Bash League 2021. This will be an important fixture for the Sydney Thunder, as they have to keep their hopes alive of reaching the playoffs of the tournament. While Adelaide Strikers also have a similar type of story but have the right combinations to secure a win.