The Perth Scorchers Women and Adelaide Strikers Women will lock horns in the Match 23 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The Adelaide Strikers will depend on the contributions of players like Tahila Mcgrath and Laura Wolvaardt. While the core players of Perth Scorchers Women are Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney, who are quite experienced cricketers and are in good form in the tournament.
The Perth Scorchers team have 2 win in 4 matches and are positioned 5th in the points table. They won their last league match by 81 runs against Sydney Thunder. While the Adelaide Strikers also have same wins with a better net run rate, positioned 3rd in the points table. They lost their last league match to 5 runs against Brisbane Heat, but will be confident of their abilities.
The both teams have 2 wins, and would look to continue their fine performances to enhance their confidence and go up in the points table. The Perth Scorchers have a formidable line up consisting of experienced T20 players. While the Adelaide Strikers need to trust their youngsters to do vital task of securing crucial victory in this match.
Fixture Name: Match 22
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 30 October
Time: 11:20 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
PS-W(recent last): W NR L
AS-W(recent last): L NR W
Venue: Lilac Hill Park, Perth
Pitch Report: The match between Perth Scorchers women and Adelaide Strikers women team is scheduled to take place in Lilac Hill Park. The par score on this pitch will be 140, given the matches being played in WBBL 3-4 years back. No matches have been played for the past few years, but the batters can post good totals by staying at the crease for longer periods.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Perth Scorchers 134/4 won by 6 wickets against Hobart Hurricanes 130/7 in WBBL 2017/18.
It will be an interesting match between the top teams, trying to go up in the points table with spirited performances. The captain pick for your team will be Sophie Devine, who is the most experienced player in the T20 format and is in sublime form. While the vice captain can be Darcie Brown with consistent wicket taking abilities.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Beth Mooney
BATSMEN: Chamari Atapattu, Laura Wolvaardt, Chloe Piparo
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sophie Devine, Tahila Mcgrath, Madelline Penna
BOWLERS: Alana King, Lilly Mills, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown
The Perth Scorchers are predicted to win this match due to the quality players, the team possess in this format. They achieved dominating win in the last league match and will be upbeat to continue the same momentum. While the Adeaide Strikers also have a strong squad, but lack the experienced T20 players in their ranks, which can make an impact in this fixture.
The Adelaide Strikers team were average with their bowling performances in the last fixture, and gave away 100+ runs in 11 overs, with Darcie Brown picking 3 and Coyte with 2 wickets. Then the batters, Van Niekerk and Laura Wolvaardt were impressive with their contributions. While the other batters did not play well, and the team fell short by 5 runs.
One of the best bowlers in the tournament has been impressive to keep the team in good stead by containing runs and taking wickets. In this tournament, she has picked a hattrick and will be quite confident of executing her skills in a fine manner. In 4 matches of this tournament, she has picked 4 wickets at an average of 12.43.
The opener from South Africa has found her good form in the last few matches and is expected to continue her good form. She has been playing well in the international cricket as well. In the last fixture, Laura Wolvaardt scored 53 runs off 30 balls and will look to help the team in winning the match against Perth Scorchers.
X-factor: Amanda Wellington can spun the web around the batters to win match for the team.
Player to Watch: The captain Tahila Mcgrath is expected to do well in this game in both departments.
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
The Perth Scorchers have the presence of experienced T20 players. The team won their last league match by hitting 186 runs on the board, with the contribution of Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney. While the bowlers Alana King and Lisa Griffith put up a fine show to help the team in winning the match by 81 runs.
The spinner has been quite impressive in the tournament to contain runs and dismiss batters in crucial situations. She has been able to read the minds of the batters well in the tournament. In the last fixture, she took 4 wickets and giving only 11 runs in 4 overs. In this tournament, Alana has 7 wickets in total at an impressive average of 8.5.
The all rounder is the most experienced player in the Perth Scorchers team. In the last fixture, she proved her worth by scoring 101 runs off 60 balls. Apart from the bat, she can be useful with the ball as well given her track record in BBL and international circuit. In total, Sophie Devine has 138 runs at an average of 46 and 2 wickets as well.
X-factor: The Sri Lankan batter Chamari Athapaththu is a talented performer and is expected to come out of bad form.
Player to Watch: The opener Beth Mooney scored half century in the last fixture, and will be interesting to see if she can maintain same form.
PS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sophie Devine (c)
2. Beth Mooney (wk)
3. Chamari Athapaththu
4. Samantha Betts
5. Mathilda Carmichael
6. Heather Graham
7. Marizanne Kapp
8. Alana King
9. Lilly Mills
10. Taneale Peschel
11. Chloe Piparo
Watch Perth Scorchers Women vs Adelaide Strikers Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. The live ball to ball commentary and streaming will be available on the Sony LIV platform, which is the application designed by Sony Network. The viewers can hop on the to the Cricket Australia’s website for all the stats and match updates.
The Sony Six Channel will telecast the PS-W vs AS-W Match 23 of the Women’s Big Bash 2021. It will be an interesting competition between both the teams, who have the presence of experienced cricketers. The crowds would have created different atmosphere in the ground, but the covid concerns will still keep them out of the stadium, and rather watch it on TV.