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WAU vs SAU Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for 3rd One Day Western Australia vs South Australia Australia One Day Cup 02 March

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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.

Team Form Guide (One day’s):

Both the teams will play their first match of the season.

Standings in League Stage:

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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WAUvs SAU Playing 11:

WAU Team News

Injury update, unavailability:

  • Ashton Turner,  D’arcy Short Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Phillipe, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff and Ashton Agar are all not available as a result of Australia’s international fixture against New Zealand.

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.

WAU Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Shaun Marsh(C)
  2. Cameron Bancroft
  3. Sam Whiteman
  4. Cameron Green
  5. Josh Inglis (wk)
  6. Hilton Cartwright
  7. Cameron Gannon
  8. Matthew Kelly
  9. Joel Paris
  10. Lance Morris
  11. Liam O’Connor

SAU Team News

Injury update, unavailability:

  • Kane Richardson will be unavailable as a result of Australia’s international fixture against New Zealand.

Expected team changes:

  • Peter Hatzoglou is included in the One Day squad after his great BBL10 performance. Travis Head will lead the side.

SAU Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Travis Head(C)
  2. Tom Cooper
  3. Alex Carey (WK)
  4. Callum Ferguson
  5. Jake Lehmann
  6. Jake Wetherald
  7. Cameron Valente
  8. Wes Agar
  9. Peter Hatzoglou
  10. Joe Mennie
  11. Daniel Worrall

WAU vs SAU Today Match Prediction, Who will win today’s match

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.

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WAU vs SAU Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

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.

Differential pick

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

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Bijen Sheth @bijen_sheth

A Sports passionate individual with a keen interest in performance/data analysis in cricket and football and an eye for fantasy.