WAU vs SAU Dream11: It is the first match of the tournament for both teams and both teams would be looking to start their campaign with a win. In the previous edition of this tournament, Western Australia finished winners while South Australia finished 3rd in the table. WAU will look to start their title defence with a win. In the last 5 matches head to head WAU have won 3, SAU has won 1 while 1 was tied. The lack of unavailability of international players will be a concern for WAU.
WAU vs SAU Prediction Today Match Details
Fixture Name: Western Australia vs South Australia.
Competition: Australia One day Cup.
Date: 02 March 2021.
Time: 7:30 AM IST.
Both the teams will play their first match of the season.
Western Australia: 0 points in 0 matches (6th Place).
South Australia: 0 points in 0 matches (5th place).
Venue: W.A.C.A Ground, Perth.
Brief Score of the last result at the venue(ODI): Australia 265/3 (45/50) defeated Pakistan 263/7 (50.0).
Pitch Report: The pitch at W.A.C.A is considered to be one of the quickest and bounciest in the world and it will have assistance for fast bowlers. Any score above 250 would be considered good on this pitch. The pace bowlers as expected had the lowest economy and average on this ground in the last 10 years.
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Expected team changes:
Shaun Marsh will lead the side. Sam Whiteman and Cameron Bancroft will open the batting for Western Australia. Cameron Green will be the key all-rounder in absence of the international players.
Western Australia is the winners of the previous edition of this tournament but they have a lot of players missing due to international fixtures. Fortunately for them, they still have some experienced players in the squad. For SAU they have got a mixture of players with international, BBL and first-class experience. Even though WAU have had the upper hand in previous fixtures due to the lack of availability of players SAU will have a slight edge in today’s WAU vs SAU Dream11 Today Match Prediction match.
Following players can be picked as captains in WAU vs SAU Dream11 Team.
Cameron Green: He recently made his international debut in the Test series against India. He has been in great form with the bat and scored 168* in the last first-class match for WAU. With his tall height and the bounce he generates he can pick up handy wickets in this W.A.C.A ground. He averages 26.85 with the bat and 38.28 with the ball in List A matches.
Travis Head: A prolific middle-order batsman and an experienced international player. who comes in a good form after scoring a double century in the recent Sheffield-shield match against the same opposition. In 42 ODIs he has played for Australia he averages 34.40. While in List A cricket he has played 94 matches he averages 37.23 which includes 7 centuries and 17 half-centuries.
Alex Carey: A fine wicket-keeper batsman with a good amount of international experience. On this bouncy wicket, he also can get some good catch points. He has played 42 ODIS for Australia and averages 36.36 at a healthy strike rate of around 90. He also affected more than 50 dismissals from behind the stumps in ODI’s.
WAU vs SAU Dream11 Prediction
WicketKeeper: Josh Inglis, Alex Carey
Batsmen: Shaun Marsh, Cameron Bancroft, Callum Ferguson
All Rounders: Travis Head, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Peter Hatzoglou, Matthew Kelly