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ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Match Prediction | Women’s Big Bash League | Team News, Playing11, Fantasy Teams

By Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Match Prediction | Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers Match Preview | Women’s Big Bash League T20

Sydney, 18th October at 02:10 PM IST

The fifth edition of Australia’s WBBL is set to kick off with the first fixture scheduled to be played between Sydney Sixers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women at North Sydney Oval, Sydney tomorrow noon.

Eight teams comprising of some of the best T20 talents from across the globe will take part in the tournament in a double round-robin format. The top four sides will qualify for the semi-finals followed with the final slated to take place on December 8.

The two-times champions, Sydney Sixers were last year’s runner-up after losing the final against Brisbane Heat. Led by Ellyse Perry, Sixers have a strong and robust squad capable of making all the way to finals and will be looking to start the dominance from the first game.

Sydney Thunder, on the opposite, will play under the leadership of new skipper Rachael Haynes. They will miss out a couple of notable names from the squad in the likes of Nicola Carey, Stafanie Taylor, Harmanpreet Kaur, etc.

Here is the ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Today match prediction.


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Weather Conditions in Sydney

A pleasant sunny day is forecasted in weather updates with no chances of rain. A full uninterrupted game is expected to take place.


ST-W vs SS-W Team News

Sydney Thunder –

  • Thunder will play under the leadership of new captain Rachael Haynes
  • Nicola Carey, Maisy Gibson and Belinda Vakarewa went to the Hobart Hurricanes and won’t feature for Thunders in this season
  • West Indies star Stafanie Taylor moved to Adelaide Strikers ahead of this season
  • Indian superstar Harmanpreet Kaur will miss out starting fixtures due to international duties
  • South Africa fast bowler Shabnim Ismail has signed up for Sydney Thunder
  • Tahlia Wilson (Sixers), Nida Dar (Pakistan), Shabnim Ismail (SA), Kate Peterson, and Phoebe Litchfield are the new entree this season
  • Nicola Carey (Hurricanes), Maisy Gibson (Hurricanes), Belinda Vakarewa (Hurricanes), and Stafanie Taylor (Strikers) will be missing out this season
  • Sydney Thunder has named a 13-player squad for its opening two games, including six debutants
  • Rachel Trenaman and Tahlia Wilson have been omitted
  • Nida Dar and South African pace bowler Shabnim Ismail have been included
  • Teenagers Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Hannah Darlington and Saskia Horley have been picked in

Sydney Sixers –

  • Ellyse Perry will lead the side
  • E Perry, Alyssa Healy, Dane van Niekerk, and Ashleigh Gardner are the watch-outs in the squad
  • Maddy Darke, Emma Hughes, Stella Campbell and Alisha Burns are the new entrees
  • Sara McGlashan (retired), Tahlia Wilson (Thunder), Carly Leeson (Renegades), and Clara Lemma are missing  out from the squads
  • The Sydney Sixers have also named  a 13-member squad for their opening two games
  • Teenagers Alisha Bates, Stella Campbell, Maddy Darke and Emma Hughes have been included in the side
  • South African captain Dane Van Niekerk is yet to arrive while Lauren Cheatle is unavailable for selection due to injury.

ST-W vs SS-W Squads

Sydney Thunder Squad –

Samantha Bates, Alex Blackwell, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Rachael Haynes (C), Saskia Horley, Shabnim Ismail, Phoebe Litchfield, Kate Peterson, Rachel Priest, Naomi Stalenberg

Sydney Sixers Squad –

Emma Hughes, Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Aley, Alisha Bates, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Maddy Darke, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jodie Hicks, Ellyse Perry (c), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Lauren Smith


ST-W vs SS-W Playing11 (Expected)

Sydney Sixers Playing 11-

Ellyse Perry (c), Lauren Smith, Sarah Aley, Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Jodie Hicks/Maddy Darke, Marizanne Kapp, Hayley Silver-Holmes

Sydney Thunders Playing 11-

Rachael Haynes (c), Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Rachel Priest, Naomi Stalenberg, Alex Blackwell, Hannah Darlington, Nida Dar, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail


ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from Sydney Thunder (last edition)-

  • R Haynes – 376 runs in 13 innings @ 31.33 including three fifties
  • N Stalenberg – 244 runs in 15 innings @ 17.42
  • R Farrell – 14 wickets in 10 innings

Fantasy picks from Sydney Sixers (last edition)-

  • E Perry – 777 runs in 16 innings @ 86.33
  • A Healy – 445 runs in 16 innings @ 31.78
  • A Gardner – 337 runs in 16 innings @ 24.07
  • M Kapp – 20 wickets in 16 innings

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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have produced here of ST-W vs SS-W Dream11 are the best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

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