NZ-W vs AU-W Dream11: Australia Women will be back in action after almost 6 months and reignite their rivalry against their Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand women. The two teams will be squaring off in a 3-match T20I and ODI series with the T20I series starting first.
The Whiteferns have been struggling of late in White ball cricket. They were blanked in their previous T20I series 3-0 against the English lass at home, and prior to that, they went 2-1 down against this very opposition in the three-match T20I series in Australia.
Talking about the visitors, despite being under lockdown and quarantine the team is raring to go and look all settled with almost all their bases covered. A cracker of a game awaits us at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.
NZ-W vs AU-W Today Match Prediction Details
Fixture Name: 1st T20I, New Zealand Women vs Australia Women
Competition: 3-match T20I Series
Date: 28th March 2021
Time: 11:30 AM IST
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
This would be the second game of the day followed by the Men’s international between the Blackcaps and Bangladesh. Therefore, the surface is expected to behave in the same manner. A batting paradise is expected for the game.
Where to watch New Zealand Women vs Australia Women live: No live streaming for this particular series in India.
Injury update, unavailability: The hosts have named a 13 member squad led by Sophie Devine for this NZ-W vs AU-W Dream11 team for today cricket match series.
Expected changes and team combination: More or less, the hosts have named almost a similar squad that faced the English lass. Maddy Green and Sophie Devine will be opening the innings, whereas, Amy Satterthwaite, Katey Martin, and Brooke Halliday forming the middle-order. Jess Kerr, Amelia Kerr, and Rosemary Mair will be the key figures in the bowling department.
NZ-W Playing 11 (probable):
Injury update, unavailability: The 17 member squad led by Meg Lanning looks perfectly balanced with no injury concerns whatsoever.
Expected changes and team combination: Alyssa Healy and skipper Meg Lanning will be forming the formidable opening combination for the visitors with Rachel Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, and the phenomenal Ellyse Perry forming the rest of the batting order. In the bowling unit, Georgia Wareham, and Nicola Carey will be the key figures.
AU-W Playing 11 (probable):
The Whiteferns have been struggling high time and despite playing at home they are will be under pressure. Therefore, we are backing Australia Women to win this NZ-W vs AU-W Today Match Prediction match and go 1-0 up in the series.
Beth Mooney: The prolific left-hander batter has scored 284 runs in the last 10 T20I innings striking at 129.09.
Alyssa Healy: The Australian keeper-batter has amassed 232 runs from her last 7 innings striking at 150.65.
Amelia Kerr: The Whiteferns all-rounder has been prolific with the ball of late. She has bagged 10 wickets in the last 10 T20Is with an exceptional economy of 5.67.
Ellyse Perry: The top-rated Australian all-rounder is a fine prospect with both bat and ball. She has been the lynchpin of Australia’s women’s success in white-ball cricket. She has scored 1218 runs from 72 T20I innings and scalped 114 wickets as well with best figures of 4/12.
Amy Satterthwaite: The Whiteferns vice-captain was the leading run-getter for the Whiteferns in their last T20I series against the English women. She scored 76 runs from three innings in the series with 49 being her highest score in the series.
Megan Schutt: The right-arm pacer has been exceptional in recent times for Aussie women. She has scalped 16 wickets in her last 7 T20I appearances at an exceptional economy of 6.63.
WK: Alyssa Healy
BAT: M planning, B Halliday, B Mooney, A Satterthwaite
ALL: E Perry, J Jonassen, A Kerr
BWL: G Wareham, M Schutt, F Jonas/H Rowe