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| On Oct 16, 2021 12:16 PM IST

ST W vs AS W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details


ST W vs AS W Dream11: Sydney Thunder will be squaring off to Adelaide Strikers for Match Number 3 of the WBBL. The game will be hosted at the Bellerive Oval, in Hobart. Sydney Thunder have recently suffered blows, as Heather Knight and Tammy Beaumont will not be a part of the team due to contractual issues. Rachel Haynes, is also unlikely to feature in most parts of the tournament as a result of a hamstring injury. The onus to lead Sydney Thunder will be on the shoulders of Hannah Darlington.

ST W vs AS W Dream11 Prediction

However, the recent acquisitions of Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma do fill in the void to a certain degree. The Adelaide Strikers, on the other hand, will be without Suzie Bates who has opted out of the WBBL. Amelia Kerr has also recently pulled out of her contract, whereas, Dane van Niekerk has been brought in for the season ahead.

Fixture Name: Match 3, Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers

Competition: WBBL

Date: 16 October

Time: 1:35 PM IST

ST W vs AS W Ground Details

Ground: Blundstone Arena

Pitch Report: The wicket is batting friendly, but the pacers can get a zip out of it with the new ball. The team winning the toss would prefer to have a bowl first.

ST W vs AS W Dream 11 Team Prediction

A combination of 6-5 in favor of either side could be the way to go for the user. Smriti Mandhana, Hannah Darlington, and Deepti Sharma can have significant roles to play for Sydney Thunder. Meanwhile, Tahlia McGrath, Laura Wolvaardt and Amana Jade Wellington will be the central figures for Adelaide Strikers.

WK: T Wilson
BAT: L Wolvaart, S Manhana, K Mack
AR: D Van Niekerk, D Sharma, S Jo Johnson
BOW: M Schutt, S Coyte, S Bates, H Darlington

ST W vs AS W Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

Sydney Thunder finished third in the WBBL last season with 16 points, but without some star players in the campaign ahead, we can expect things to be a little more challenging this time around. As for Adelaide Strikers, they finished at sixth with 10 points and will be keen on climbing higher up the league. However, Thunder has brought in some quality players that could make the difference and will be the favorites heading in.

ST W Top Picks

Smriti Mandhana

The specialist opening batter was one of the standouts versus Australia in all three formats in the recently concluded series. Having featured in 84 T20Is, Manhana has scored  1971 runs, at an average of 26, and a strike rate of 121. Mandhana also has 14 fifties to her name in the process.

Name Runs   (T20Is) SR
Smriti Mandhana 1971 121


Sammy Jo Johnson

Sammy Johnson topped the pile in terms of picking up wickets for Sydney Thunder. Johnson scalped 22 wickets with an economy rate of 6.63 in the previous season of the WBBL. Other than that she also managed to score 108 runs.

Name Runs  (WBBL) Wickets (WBBL)
Sammy Johnson 525 75

ST W News

  • S Mandhana and D Sharma can open the innings.
  • C Hall, P Litchfield, and L Smith can follow in next the order.
  • S Jo Johnson, and T Wilson can fill in at the middle order.
  • S Bates, H Darlington, K Peterson, and I Wong can be in charge of the bowling attack.

ST W Starting XI (Likely)

Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Corinne Hall, Phoebe Litchfield, Lauren Smith, Sammy Jo Johnson, Tahlia Wilson (wk), Samantha Bates, Hannah Darlington, Kate Peterson, Issy Wong

AS W Top Picks

Laura Woolvardt

Laura Woolvardt was in sublime form with the bat for the Strikers last season. The South African international scored 347 runs from 14 games, at an average of 26.69, and a strike rate of 104.83.

Name Runs  (WBBL) SR (WBBL)
Laura Woolvardt 446 101.83


Dane van Niekerk

Dane van Niekerk’s all-around abilities can earn the user significant points. Niekerk score 166 runs in 10 innings in the previous season of the WBBL, and also managed to bag 10 wickets with the ball in hand.

Name Runs  (WBBL) Wickets (WBBL)
Dane Van Niekerk 961 74

AS W News

  • D van Niekerk and L Woolvardt can open the innings for their side.
  • T McPharlin, K Mack and A O’Neil can follow in at three, four and five.
  • B Patterson and T McGrath can chip in at the middle order.
  • M Schutt, A Jade Wellington, S Coyte and D Brown are expected to be in charge of the bowling attack.

AS W Starting XI (Likely)

Dane van Niekerk, Laura Wolvaardt, Tegan McPharlin (wk), Katie Mack, Annie ONeil, Bridget Patterson, Tahlia McGrath, Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Sarah Coyte, Darcie Brown

Watch ST W vs AS W Live Score And Streaming

The Women’s Big Bash League 2021 can be live streamed on the Sony Live App. All stats, analysis, score, and ball by ball commentary of Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers will be exclusively available on Sony Liv.

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List of Channels to watch ST W vs AS W Match

The Women’s Big Bash League 2021 will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sports Network within India. The broadcasting rights are currently with Sony Six, and Sony Six HD. As for live streaming, Sony Liv will be the platform available for users.

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