The Sydney Thunder Women and Perth Scorchers Women will lock horns in the Match 41 of Women’s Big Bash 2021. The core players of Perth Scorchers are the all rounder Sophie Devine and spinner Lilly Mills, who have been in terrific form. While the Sydney Thunder need the contributions from their Indian duo of Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma to keep their hopes alive of the semifinals.
The Perth Scorchers have been one of the best teams in the tournament with proper balance and experience, and the win in this fixture will confirm their qualification for the semifinals. They won their last league match by 10 wickets and have 6 victories in 10 matches. While Sydney Thunder have been disappointing with their efforts and have only 2 victories in 9 matches. They are coming into this game after losing to Adelaide Strikers.
Perth and Sydney could just be a regular game for the Scorchers, as they have a pretty strong team, compared to the Thunder, who are struggling to win games in this season. Perth will be all over the Sydney team with their performance, and show them their dominance. But, it is expected to be a close encounter between bot the teams.
Fixture Name: Match 41
Competition: Women’s Big Bash T20 2021
Date: 11 November
Time: 7:55 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
PS-W(recent last): W W L
ST-W(recent last): L L W
Venue: Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide, South Australia
Pitch Report: The match between and Sydney Thunder women and Perth Scorchers women team will take place in Adelaide. This venue has been a fine surface for the batters to score runs in an efficient manner, with the par total being 140. The pacers as well as spinners need to be at their best to contain and dismiss the batters.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Adelaide Strikers 148/2 won by 8 wickets against Sydney Sixers 142/4 in Women’s Big Bash League 2020/21.
The maximum players of Perth Scorchers are chosen due to their commendable performances and momentum. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Sophie Devine, who has made sure of the contributions in both the departments. While the vice captain can be Phoebe Litchfield, who has been making runs at the top order in a consistent manner.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Beth Mooney, Tahila Wilson
BATSMEN: Phoebe Litchfield, Smriti Mandhana, Chloe Piparo
ALL-ROUNDERS: Deepti Sharma, Heather Graham, Sophie Devine
BOWLERS: Hannah Darlington, Alana King, Lilly Mills
The Perth Scorchers are expected to secure victory in this fixture due to the terrific form and experience of their players. They have produced all round performances and would look to confirm their semifinal spots. While, the Sydney Thunder have not been consistent with their performances and the captain along with both Indian players need to come back to form for the win.
Sydney Thunder are trailing down at the bottom position in the table. They have lost six games. In the last game, they could not chase 177 against the Adelaide team. The bowling was decent and the batting was over their par, but ended up losing it a little closer to the chase. The top picks from Thunder can be Hannah and Litchfield.
The captain of the Sydney Thunder has been consistent with her performances especially with the ball and has scalped 11 wickets, and one of the reasons for the team still in contention for the race of playoffs. But, she will have to be the key contributor to win this fixture and move up in the points table. Hannah has been handy with the bat as well with 127 runs.
The top order batter has scored most runs for the Sydney Thunder team and has been consistent in providing contribution. She has a solid technique and brilliant composure to stay at the crease for longer duration. In the last fixture, she scored 40 runs and kept the run rate steady. In the tournament, Phoebe has accumulated 214 runs at an average of 26.75.
X-factor: The all rounder Isabelle Wong was impressive in the last game and would look to keep the same form.
Player to Watch: The experienced cricketer Deepti Sharma and is expected to find her form back in this fixture.
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
Perth Scorchers bowled brilliantly well in the last game and were upto the mark. Kapp picked up four wickets and just gave away 10 runs. Batting by Devine and Mooney did not look good by either of them, but the target was low, so the middle order managed to win the game. The top picks for this fixture from Perth will be Sophie and Lilly.
The all rounder from New Zealand is the most experienced T20 player and is the best phase of her career. Apart from contribution in international circuit, Sophie has been consistent with her all round performances in the Women’s Big Bash League 2021. In the tournament, Sophie Devine has amassed 307 runs and took 6 wickets and would look to continue the same form.
The spinner has picked the most wickets in the tournament and is in terrific form. She has the ability to contain runs, which has put optimum presssure on the opposition batters. Lilly can be deceptive with his flighted deliveries and would look to maintain the same form. In the Women’s Big Bash 2021, Lilly Milsl has scalped a total of 16 wickets at a terrific economy of 6.7.
X-factor: Alana King has been playing well and is expected to be one of the finest performers.
Player to Watch: The top order batsman Beth Mooney will look to use her experience to give a good start to the team.
PS-W Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sophie Devine (c)
2. Beth Mooney (wk)
3. Chamari Athapaththu
4. Chloe Piparo
5. Piepa Cleary
6. Heather Graham
7. Marizanne Kapp
8. Alana King
9. Lilly Mills
10. Taneale Peschel
11. Mathilda Carmichael
Watch Sydney Thunder Women vs Perth Scorchers Women Dream11 Live score and streaming on Sony Sports Network. Another Platform which can be used to stream this match will be FanCode, who has bought the rights for the Women’s Big Bash T20 2021. While WBBL Twitter can be the medium through which the cricket fans can get more information about the tournament.
The Sony Six Channel will broadcast the ST-W vs PS-W Match 41 of the Big Bash League 2021. The Perth Scorchers is coming into this fixture after winning their last league match and will be confident of their abilities to take the team to the semifinals. While the Sydney Thunder have to win this match to stay alive in the WBBL 2021.