The Sydney Thunder Women and Hobart Hurricanes Women will lock horns in the Match 25 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The core players of Hobart Hurricanes are Rachel Priest and Richa Ghosh, who have been consistent run scorers in the Women’s Big Bash 2021. While the Sydney Thunder have the presence of all rounder Deepti Sharma and top order batter Phoebe Litchfield.
The Sydney Thunder have 1 win in 6 matches, and are at 8th position in the points table. They won their first match of the tournament against Melbourne Stars by 19 runs. While, the Hobart Hurricanes have 2 wins in 6 matches and are at 4th position in the table. They secured victory over the Melbourne Stars team by 6 wickets and would look to maintain same form.
It will be an exciting encounter between both the talented teams, who have started to look better as the season has progressed. They have understood their strengths and weaknesses, and will be looking to play with a confidence. Both the teams have bowlers as their main weapon, and the batters need to be proficient with their skills in this fixture.
Fixture Name: Match 25
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 31 October
Time: 4:45 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
HB-W(recent last): W L NR
ST-W(recent last): W L L
Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston
Pitch Report: The match between and Sydney Thunder women and Hobart Hurricanes women team will take place in Aurora Stadium. The pitch offers assistance to the spinners, who can contain runs and take wickets. The par score on this venue is 127, which depicts the batters have a hard time to construct their innings and score runs.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sydney Thunder women 133/5 won by 19 runs against Melbourne Stars Women 114/8 in Match 22 of Women’s Big Bash League 2021.
It will be an interesting match between both the teams trying to go up in the points table with spirited performances. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Deepti Sharma, who has been impressive in both departments and has a good track record. While the vice captain can be Rachel Priest with a good experience and current form in the tournament.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rachel Priest, Tahila Wilson
BATSMEN: Mignon Du Preez, Phoebe Litchfield, Smriti Mandhana
ALL-ROUNDERS: Deepti Sarma, Ruth Johnston
BOWLERS: Molly Strano, Tayla Vlaeminck, Hannah Darlington, Samantha Bates
The Sydney Thunder women secured their first victory in the last fixture by all round contributions. They are predicted to win this match on the back of their better bowling attack. While, the Hobart Hurricanes are also a good squad, but need the support of their bowlers to win matches, while batters need to enhance their net run rate.
The Sydney Thunder will be delighted after their first win in the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021. They batted first and posted a total of 133, with the hefty contributions from Tahila Wilson and Phoebe Litchfield. Then the bowlers like Deepti Sharma and Samantha Bates continued their good form in the tournament to help the team in winning the match by 19 runs.
The all rounder will be the best pick for this match due to her talent, current form and track record in the international circuit. In this tournament, Deepti has helped the team to ace crucial situations, and was the best performer with 3 wickets and 16 runs in the last fixture. In 5 matches, Deepti has 107 runs at 35.66 and 6 wickets as well.
The top order batter has been impressive to provide contributions in the power play and middle overs. In the last fixture, she scored 49 off 43 balls, which laid a stable platform for the team to post a good total on the board, and then finally winning it as well. In the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021, Phoebe has scored 103 runs at an average of 20.60.
X-factor: The bowler Samantha Bates has been impressive in the tournament and would look to keep picking wickets.
Player to Watch: The top order batter and wicket keeper Tahila Wilson was quite impressive with the half century and should be on your radar.
ST-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Smriti Mandhana
2. Tahila Wilson (wk)
3. Phoebe Litchfield
4. Deepti Sharma
5. Corinne Hall
6. Anika Learoyd
7. Sammy-Jo Johnson
8. Hannah Darlington (c)
9. Lauren Smith
10. Isabelle Wong
11. Samantha Bates
The Hobart Hurricanes have been average in their performances, and have a large scope of improvement. The batters need to show some intent, and the bowlers enough fire power to take wickets. Apart from Rachel Priest, 1-2 batters have to play quickfire innings to take the team home in the upcoming matches and gather fine momentum.
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The bowler has a fine experience in the Women’ Big Bash League and can be a steady customer to do the assigned task for the team. In 6 matches of the 2021 season, Tayla has bagged 5 wickets at an average of 24.80, and will be vital to the team’s campaign. Historically, she has an economy under 7, which is very good in the T20 format.
The powerful striker of the ball has the capability to provide blistering start to her team in the powerplay overs. In this season, she hit a century and found her rhythm back to contribute in an effective manner. In total, Rachel has scored 166 runs at an average of 33.20, and is expected to be a fine contributor in this match.
X-factor: The top order batter and a handy bowler, Ruth Johnson is expected to do well for the Hobart Hurricanes.
Player to Watch: The experience and form of Nicola Carey can do wonders for the team in this fixture.
HB-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Ruth Johnston
2. Rachel Priest (c & wk)
3. Mignon du Preez
4. Richa Ghosh
5. Naomi Stalenberg
6. Nicola Carey
7. Sasha Moloney
8. Molly Strano
9. Belinda Vakarewa
10. Tayla Vlaeminck
11. Amy Smith
Watch Sydney Thunder Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. This match can be streamed live on the Sony LIV app, which is a mobile application of the Sony Network, designed for the users, who can not watch on TV. If you want to view the stats of this fixture, you can hop on to the Cricket Australia’s website.
The Sony Six Channel will broadcast the ST-W vs HB-W Match 25 of the Big Bash League 2021. The both teams require crucial wins to gather a fine momentum in the tournament, and will be interesting to see who comes at the top in this game. The batters of both teams have fine firepower and international experience, and will look to perform well.