WAU vs SAU Dream11 Prediction: The fourth encounter of the Australia One-Day Cup 2021-22 is scheduled to be played between South Australia and Western Australia on 25 October (Monday) at the WACA Ground in Perth. Some players from both the teams will miss the initial part of the tournament due to their participation in the Australian team for the T20 World Cup 2021.
Both these teams are coming into this game after having witnessed quite mixed fortunes in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Western Australia registered a brilliant 78-run win over South Australia in their opening match to kickstart their campaign in the Australia One-Day Cup in an amazing manner but then they lost to Tasmania. On the other hand, South Australia got the better of Queensland in their last game.
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. Western Australia also got the better of South Australia in the first match of the ongoing edition of the tournament by a margin of 78 runs.
Fixture Name: Match 4, Western Australia vs Southern Australia
Competition: Australia One Day Cup
Date: 24 October
Time: 7:30 AM IST
Ground: WACA Ground, Perth
Pitch Report: The surface at the WACA Ground is expected to offer enough help to the batters 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.
It will be a really good choice to pick more of South Australia Australia players in your respective dream fantasy teams. The likes of Alex Carey, Shaun Marsh, Josh Philippe and Travis Head 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 Philippe
BATSMEN: Jake Weatherald, Shaun Marsh, Ashton Turner, Travis Head
ALL-ROUNDERS: D’Arcy Short, Nathan McAndrew
BOWLERS: Jason Behrendorff, Brendan Doggett, Lloyd Pope
The South Australia side will definitely have the upper hand in this match due to their stunning performance in the last win. South Australia have some really good players both in the batting as well as bowling departments. However, Western Australia have already defeated South Australia in the first match between these two sides earlier in this ongoing competition.
The Western Australia side have some really experienced players in the batting and bowling department. Shaun Marsh, D’Arcy Short 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.
For the Western Australia side, wicket-keeper batter Josh Philippe will be an important performer in this match. He scored an outstanding innings of 137 runs off 116 balls that included 10 fours and 7 sixes in the last game against South Australia earlier in this ongoing tournament. Josh Philippe has smashed a total of 666 runs in as many as 20 List A matches so far. He has notched up five half-centuries and one hundred at a strike-rate of more than 100.
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.
WAU Playing 11 (likely)
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.
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.
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.
SAU Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the Australia One Day Cup 2021-22 Live score and streaming on cricket.com.au. 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.
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 available 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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