The Melbourne Stars Women and Adelaide Strikers Women will lock horns in the Match 32 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The Adelaide Strikers will need the contributions from their experienced players like Megan Schutt and Laura Wolvaardt. While the Melbourne Stars have the presence of batter Elyse Villani and all rounder Kim Garth, who have been consistent performers in the tournament.
The Melbourne Stars team have 3 wins in 8 matches of T20 World Cup 2021, and are at 5ht position in the points table. They secured a win in the last fixture by 8 wickets against Brisbane Heat. While the Adelaide Strikers are at 7th position with 2 wins in 6 league matches. They lost to the Melbourne Renegades in their last fixture of the tournament.
Melbourne and Adelaide are running up and down in the table, and a win to Adelaide can make them push up on the table over their opponents. It will be a exciting encounter between both of this teams, as both have a solid squad strength and will do their best to grab those two points. The team securing the win in this fixture will push themselves to the top 4 spots.
Fixture Name: Match 32
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 6 November
Time: 8:10 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
MS-W(recent last): W L L
AS-W(recent last): L L L
Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, South Australia
Pitch Report: The match between Melbourne Stars women and Adelaide Strikers women team is scheduled to take place in Karen Rolton Oval. The average score on this venue is 149, depicting the assistance to the batters in scoring runs in an efficient manner. But, the spinners are expected to come into play as the ball gets older to contain runs and dismiss batters as well.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Adelaide Strikers 164/4 won by 17 runs against Melbourne Stars 147/8 in WBBL 2019/20.
It is expected to be an interesting match between both the teams trying to go up in the points table. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Kim Garth, who has been one of the best bowlers in the tournament and can be handy with the bat. While vice captain can be Tahila Mcgrath with consistent contributions for Adelaide Strikers team.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Nicole Fantum
BATSMEN: Laura Wolvaardt, Elyse Villani, Maia Bouchier
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kim Garth, Tahila Mcgrath, Dan Niekerk, Annabel Sutherland
BOWLERS: Megan Schutt, Sarah Coyte, Rhys Mckenna
The Adelaide Strikers are expected to secure a victory in this match against Melbourne Stars. The team has players with credible experience in the T20 format with a good form with them. While the Melbourne Stars have been average and need to be more consistent with their performances to fetch an important win and go up in the points table.
Adelaide lost their last game to the Renegades team. Niekerk with Wolvaardt put up a good score on the board, but that wasn’t just enough for their bowlers to defend. Schutt with other bowlers, were decent, but just missed out defending the target in the last over. The top picks for this game from Adelaide Strikers would be Tahila Mcgrath and Laura Wolvaardt.
The all rounder has been one of the main reasons for the team securing 2 victories in the tournament. She has been the backbone of the team in the middle order and can take wickets in crucial situations. Although she could pick only 1 wicket and could not contribute enough with the bat, she is expected to perform well in this fixture.
The player has gradually performing very well in the T20 format, and gave the signal in the series against India earlier in the year as well. Wolvaardt can provide stable start to the team and can [play aggressively when full settled. In the last fixture, she scored 47 runs and is in a very good space at this moment with consistent contributions in the tournament.
X-factor: With the experience and fine skills, Megan Schutt can help the team to win the match.
Player to Watch: The leading wicket taker for the team, Sarah Coyte is expected to continue her good form.
AS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Dane van Niekerk
2. Laura Wolvaardt
3. Tahlia McGrath (c)
4. Bridget Patterson
5. Madeline Penna
6. Katie Mack
7. Amanda Wellington
8. Tegan McPharlin (wk)
9. Sarah Coyte
10. Megan Schutt
11. Darcie Brown
Melbourne thrashed the Heat in their last game by 8 wickets. Brisbane scored 95-9, in a brilliant bowling display by the Stars. The top order chased the score comfortably and got the team home. It was a complete team performance in this game. The top picks from the Melbourne Stars will be top order batter Elyse Villani and all rounder Kim Garth.
One of the best bowlers in the tournament has been accurate with her line lengths and execution with the new as well old ball. She has maintained optimum pressure against the top batters and would like to continue the same form and can be useful with the bat as well. In 7 matches, Kim has 11 wickets and 93 runs.
The experienced campaigner can be your differential pick due to her ability to keep a steady run rate by rotating the strike well and hitting boundaries in a regular manner. In the last fixture, Villani scored 26 runs and helped to lay a strong platform for the team to chase down the score. In total, Elyse has 215 runs at an average of 35.83.
X-factor: The batting all rounder Annabel Sutherland can be one of the finest performers of this fixture.
Player to Watch: The middle order batsman Maia Bouchier has been consistent with her contribution and will look to continue the same form.
MS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Elyse Villani
2. Meg Lanning (c)
3. Annabel Sutherland
4. Maia Bouchier
5. Kim Garth
6. Erin Osborne
7. Nicole Faltum (wk)
8. Tess Flintoff
9. Linsey Smith
10. Sophie Day
11. Rhys McKenna
Watch Melbourne Renegades Women vs Adelaide Strikers Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. This fixture will also be available to stream on the FanCode platform, with ball to ball commentary. The information about the players, team’s performance and stats of this year’s Women’s Big Bash 2021 can be viewed on the official website of Cricket Australia.
The Sony Six Channel will telecast the MS-W vs AS-W Match 32 of the Women’s Big Bash 2021. This fixture is expected to be quite interesting in the presence of players who are in fine form in the tournament. If the Melbourne Stars manages to win this game by a good margin, they will climb to the top 4 place in the points table of the tournament.