QUN vs NSW Dream11: The 22nd match of the Sheffield Shield 2020/21 will commence on April 3. The Sheffield Shield has been one of the best tournaments to nurture talented young players for the Australian team. The likes of Labuschagne and Travis Head scored the bulk of the runs in this tournament and have represented the national team.
The Queensland team will face off New South Wales at Wollongong. In their last encounter earlier in the season, Queensland beat South Australia by 62 runs. For them, Khawaja and Labuschagne will play the main role for the team, while South Australia has Travis Head and Alex Carey who can be one of the top performers.
Fixture name: 22nd Match
Competition: Sheffield Shield 2020-21
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – Friday, March 26, 2021
Time: 4:30 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
QUN(recent last) D D D W W
SAU (recent last) L W D L W
Standings: QUN 1, NSW 2
Ground: North Dalton Park, Wollongong
Last result at the venue: This is the new first-class venue which will host its first-ever domestic match.
Pitch Report: The curator expects pacers to get good help from the pitch and overall for the batsmen.
Streaming: No Streaming
QUN vs SAU Playing 11:
QUN Team News
Queensland has had a good tournament until now, they have won 3 out of the 4 games, and are standing on the top of the table with 30 points. They won their last game comfortably, and they will look to continue their winning streak and the same form for further games. Matt Renshaw and Bryce Street both scored a century in the last game.
Injury update, unavailability: Mark Steketee has sustained a side injury.
Expected team changes: Billy Stanlake is expected to replace the injured Mark Steketee in the Playing XI.
QUN Playing 11 (likely)
1. Bryce Street
2. Joe Burns
3. Marnus Labuschagne
4. Usman Khawaja (c)
5. Matt Renshaw
6. Jimmy Peirson (wk)
7. Jack Wildermuth
8. Billy Stanlake
9. Michael Neser
10. Matthew Kuhnemann
11. Brendan Doggett
NSW Team News
Standing just below Queensland on the points table, they have won the same number of games as their opponents, they will try hard to beat the Queensland team and reach the number one position on the points table. The batsmen Kurtis Patterson will lead the team in the absence of Peter Nevill. While, Abbott, Solway, and Nick Larkin will also be unavailable for this game. Lyon and Starc will have the job to dismiss the stars from Queensland.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to make 3-4 changes in the squad. The players like Hearne, Hatcher, Holt and Edwards are expected to join the Playing 11.
NSW Playing 11 (probable)
1. Daniel Hughes
2. Baxter Holt (wk)
3. Jack Edwards
4. Kurtis Patterson (c)
5. Lachlan Hearne
6. Matthew Gilkes
7. Sean Abbott
8. Harry Conway
9. Trent Copeland
10. Nathan Lyon
11. Mitchell Starc
Who will win today match
Queensland will win this game. They are a strong team, who has a lot of talented players in their squad, who can beat the New South Wales team. The odds of Queensland winning it are more than of NSW. Usman Khawaja will be leading this side with the likes of Labuschagne and Burns in this team. Whereas, on the other side, the NSW team is also good, but will have to go hard to beat this side of Queensland, which is very good. It will take a good effort for Starc and Lyon to get a win in the QUN vs NSW Dream 11 Today match prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks
M Labuschagne- The player who been terrific in the middle-order for the Australian team as well as the domestic team. With a good track record in the international circuit, he can be a trusted pick for your fantasy team.
First-class Career Record- 6467 Runs, Bat. AVG. 44.90
M Labuschagne in Sheffield Shield 2020/21- 517 Runs, Bat. AVG. 64.62
K Patterson- One of the finest performers in the domestic circuit, Patterson has the capability to stabilize the middle-order of the team.
First-class Career Record- 4856 Runs, Bat. AVG. 39.16
D Hughes in Sheffield Shield 2020/21- 294 Runs, Bat. AVG. 22.61
N Lyon- The leading wicket-taker in this season has earned legendary status in Australian cricket due to his brilliant performances and can be a differential pick in the QUN vs NSW Dream 11 prediction.
First-class Career Record – 614 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 33.87
N Lyon in Sheffield Shield 2020/21- 33 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 25.16
WK: J Peirson
BAT: M Labuschagne, U Khawaja, K Patterson, M Renshaw, D Hughes
AR: M Neser, J Wildermuth
BOWL: N Lyon, M Starc, B Doggett