Hurstville Oval, Sydney, 26th October at 08:30 AM IST
Four matches are lined-up for Saturday and one of those matches will be played between Sydney Sixers Women and Melbourne Stars Women at the Hurstville Oval in Sydney.
This would be the 10th match of the competition. The Sixers women started their campaign with a bang by registering a win against Sydney Thunder Women by 49 runs. However, they were unable to continue with their form and lost to Brisbane Heat women by a heavy margin of 92 runs.
On the other hand, Melbourne Stars Women who have lost both their games so far against the Hobart Hurricanes Women are languishing at the bottom of the points table. They still are eyeing for their opening win of the season.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for MS-W vs SS-W Dream11.
Melbourne Stars Women won- 03
Sydney Sixers Women won- 02
Sydney Sixers Women- LWLWL
Melbourne Stars Women- LLWLL
Melbourne Stars Women
The Stars have announced their 13-member squad with only one change in the set-up.
Holly Ferling has returned to the squad.
Missing: Annabel Sutherland will be missing this game due to VCE School commitments.
Team combination: Holly Ferling will be replacing Anabel Sutherland in the eleven. Alana King is her ample replacement in the eleven.
Melbourne Stars Women Playing 11- (Expected)
Erin Osborne, Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Katey Martin, Kristen Beams, Emma Inglis, Holly Ferling, Chloe Rafferty, Nicola Hancock, Tess Flintoff
Sydney Sixers Women
Proteas Women skipper and all-rounder Dane van Niekerk has arrived in Australia and will be available for this game.
Injury update: Lauren Cheatle is the only injury concern.
Team Combination: In all possibilities, Dane van Niekerk would be replacing Jodie Hicks in the playing 11. The rest of the side is expected to remain unchanged.
Sydney Sixers Women Playing 11- (Expected)
Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy, Sarah Aley, Lauren Smith, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Jodie Hicks, Stella Campbell, Maddy, Marizanne KappDarke, Hayley Silver-holmes.
Elyse Villani (c), Kristen Beams, Mignon du Preez, Nicole Faltum, Holly Ferling, Tess Flintoff, Nicola Hancock, Emma Inglis, Lizelle Lee, Katey Martin, Erin Osborne, Madeline Penna, Chloe Rafferty.
Ellyse Perry (c), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Lauren Smith, Dane van Niekerk, Marzanne Kapp, Jodie Hicks, Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner, Maddy Drake, Stella Campbell, Erin Burns, Alisha Bates, Sarah Aley.
Alyssa Healy: The wicket-keeper batter will open the innings and is definitely a lethal prospect for the Sixers women. From the two matches so far, she has got scores of 42 and 13.
Ellyse Perry: The skipper will open the innings alongside Alyssa Healy and will be responsible to shine with bat and ball. In the last two games, she has got scores of 81 and 27 and scalped 2 wickets.
Ashleigh Gardner: Another all-rounder who can be vital with both bat and ball. She has scored 400 runs from 29 matches in T20Is and has scalped 23 wickets.
Players to avoid:
Jodie Hicks, Maddy Drake, Sarah Aley
Mignon du Preez: The Proteas batter has 1569 runs to her name from 88 innings. She has notched up 7 fifties at an average of 21.49.
Elyse Villani: The skipper has 1369 runs to her name in T20Is at an average of 28.52.
Lizelle Lee: The Proteas wicket-keeper got scores of 25 and 28 in the last two games. She has 1483 runs to her game from 66 T20Is.
Players to avoid:
Madeline Penna, Nicole Faltum
Wicket-keeper: E Inglis
Batters: L Lee, M du Preez, A Gardener
All-rounders: T Flintoff, E Perry (c), D van Niekerk (vc)
Bowlers: K Beams, N Hancock, S Aley, H Silver-Holmes
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of MS-W vs SS-W Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.