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| On Sep 21, 2021 3:00 PM IST

SAU vs WAU Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details


SAU vs WAU Dream11 Prediction: The first match of the Australia One-Day Cup 2021-22 is scheduled to be played between South Australia and Western Australia on 22 September at the Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide. Some players from both the teams will miss the initial part of the tournament due to their participation in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Phase 2.

SAU vs WAU Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams had quite contrasting campaigns in the previous edition of the Australia One-Day Cup 2020-21. The South Australia side had a really disappointing performance as they lost all of their five matches last year and finished at the bottom position on the points tally. On the other hand, Western Australia finished as the runners-up in the last season as they lost the finals against New South Wales. Western Australia managed to win three out of their five matches.

SAU vs WAU Match Details

In the previous match between these two teams during the last edition of the Australia One Day Cup 2020-21, Western Australia registered an amazing 13-run victory in a high-scoring encounter against South Australia in Perth. Cricket Australia have just announced two matches so far for this edition of the competition and complete schedule will be released very soon.

Fixture Name: Match 1, South Australia vs Western Australia

Competition: Australia One Day Cup

Date: 22 September

Time: 6 AM IST

SAU vs WAU Ground Details

Ground: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide

Pitch Report: The surface at the Karen Rolton Oval is expected to offer enough help to the batsmen and the bowlers. Things will be a little difficult for the bowlers as the batters will make merry in these brilliant conditions. The spinners will surely come into play as the game progresses. The average first innings total will be around 260-270. However, the captain winning the toss will choose to bowl first.

SAU vs WAU Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a really good choice to pick more of Western Australia players in your respective dream fantasy teams. The likes of Alex Carey, Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh are must picks for this match. The conditions will be suitable for batting and thus, it will be a calculative move to include as many batters to increase the chances of winning big contests.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Alex Carey, Josh Inglis
BATSMEN: D’Arcy Short, Jake Weatherald, Shaun Marsh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ashton Agar, Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head
BOWLERS: Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Wes Agar

SAU vs WAU Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

The Western Australia team will definitely start as the favourites in this match as they finished as the runner-up last season. They are likely to win this game. On the other hand, South Australia will be eyeing to play with the best of their potentials in this opening game of the competition. Thus, it is expected to be an entertaining contest.

SAU Top Picks

The South Australia team will have to put up an improved performance both in the batting as well as bowling departments to do well in this Australia One Day Cup 2021-22. The likes of Alex Carey, Travis Head, Jake Weatherald and Jake Lehmann will have to take the responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, Daniel Worrall, Kane Richardson and Brendan Doggett will be their important bowlers.

Alex Carey

South Australia captain Alex Carey will have to lead from the front this season. The left-handed wicket-keeper batsman has a brilliant record in the 50-overs format and is quite an experienced performer at the international level. He has scored more than 2000 runs in List A cricket that includes 14 half-centuries and 1 hundred. Carey has also smashed more than 1200 runs in 45 ODIs for Australia.

Name Matches Runs Average
Alex Carey 82 2335 33.84

Travis Head

For the South Australia, Travis Head had a wonderful performance in the previous edition of the tournament. The left-handed batsman finished the season as the second highest run-getter with a total of 276 runs in just 5 innings at an impressive average of 55.20. He also has a brilliant List A record having scored more than 3500 runs from 106 matches at an average of close to 40.

Name Matches Runs Average
Travis Head 106 3769 39.26

SAU News

  • There are no injury issues for the South Australia team.
  • Alex Carey will be the captain and also don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Travis Head, Jake Weatherald and Alex Carey will be their main batters.
  • Daniel Worrall, Kane Richardson and Brendan Doggett will be their crucial bowlers.

SAU Playing 11 (likely)
Jake Weatherald
Harry Nielsen
Alex Carey
Travis Head
Jake Lehmann
Ryan Gibson
Daniel Worrall
Brendan Doggett
Kane Richardson
Wes Agar
Lloyd Pope

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WAU Top Picks

The Western Australia side have some really experienced players in the batting and bowling department. Shaun Marsh, D’Arcy Short, Mitchell Marsh and Jos Inglis will be their important batsmen and they will be hoping to perform with the best of their abilities in this match. On the other hand, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff and Matthew Kelly will have to deliver with the ball.

Mitchell Marsh

For the Western Australia side, Mitchell Marsh has been really effective both with the bat and ball over the years. The Aussie all-rounder has performed consistently well in both the departments for his national team in the recent while. Marsh has notched up more than 3000 runs and taken nearly 100 wickets in List A cricket.

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Mitchell Marsh 121 3369 98

Jhye Richardson

Western Australia’s fast bowler Jhye Richardson will be a key player to watch out for in this match due to his amazing record with the ball. Richardson has picked up more than 50 wickets in just 37 matches. The right-arm pacer has an average of 29.86 and an economy of 5.47 in List A cricket. He will have to lead the Western Australia bowling attack in this match.

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Name Matches Wickets Economy
Jhye Richardson 37 60 5.47

WAU News

  • Marcus Stoinis will not be available for this match as he is playing in the IPL 2021 Phase 2.
  • Mitchell Marsh will captain the side.
  • Josh Philippe will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh and D’Arcy Short will be their important batsmen.
  • Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson and Jason Behrendorff will be their key bowlers.

WAU Playing 11 (likely)
Josh Philippe
Shaun Marsh
D’Arcy Short
Mitchell Marsh
Josh Inglis
Cameron Green
Ashton Agar
Jhye Richardson
Jason Behrendorff
Cameron Gannon
Matthew Kelly

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Watch SAU vs WAU Live Score And Streaming

Watch the Australia One Day Cup 2021-22 Live score and streaming on All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on the Cricket Australia website. There will a great experience of entertainment. There will be some really talented players in action in this SAU vs WAU match.

List of Channels to watch SAU vs WAU Match

The 2021-22 edition of the Australia One-Day Cup will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights were not up for grabs as it is a domestic limited-overs tournament played in Australia and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the Cricket Australia official website.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.