YD vs SS Dream11 Match Preview:
Yorkshire Diamonds take on The Defending Champions Surrey Stars in the Kia Women’s super league as the race for play-offs heats up.
Surrey Stars vs Yorkshire Diamonds
August 20, 19:00 (IST)
Woodbridge Road, Guildford.
Surrey Stars Squad: Laura Marsh, Sarah Taylor, Marizanne Kapp, Dane van Niekerk, Natalie Sciver (c), Lizelle Lee, Bryony Smith, Grace Gibbs, Aylish Cranstone, Hannah Jones, Eva Gray, Mady Villiers, Rhianna Southby, Gwenan Davies, Amy Gordon
Yorkshire Diamonds Squad: Alyssa Healy, Katherine Brunt, Lauren Winfield (c), Beth Langston, Leigh Kasperek, Linsey Smith, Cordelia Griffith, Hollie Armitage, Alice Davidson Richards, Katie Levick, Katie George, Jemimah Rodrigues, Helen Fenby, Bess Heath, Georgia Davis
Surrey Stars: It hasn’t been a smooth ride the defending champs this season as they’ve only won two games out of five and are placed fourth in the table.
Sarah Taylor and Lizelle Lee have performed consistently at the top as the two have been highest run-scorers for their sides.
Byrony Smith, Natalie Sciver and Mady Villiers have had an underwhelming series so far.
Proteas all-rounder Dane Van Niekerk has been the standout bowler with contributions from Laura Marsh and Nat Sciver.
Amy Gordon has struggled bitterly for wickets as she has only one to her name all season.
L Lee, BF Smith, SJ Taylor, NR Sciver (c), D van Niekerk, M Kapp, A Cranstone, LA Marsh, MK Villiers, GM Davies, A Gordon.
Yorkshire Diamonds: The Diamonds occupy the fifth spot in the table, managing only one win in five.
Alyssa Healy’s form has been the reason for major concern for the Diamonds’ team management.
Armitage, Rodrigues and skipper Winfield have all has their moments, but they have failed to bat together as a Unit.
20-year-old Helen Fenby has been the best bowler for the diamonds with five wickets.
AJ Healy, L Winfield (c), HJ Armitage, JI Rodrigues, AN Davidson-Richards, BAM Heath, KL George, BA Langston, LM Kasperek, LCN Smith, KA Levick
Sarah Taylor: 98 runs in three games at a Strike rate of 121
Dane Van Niekerk: Claimed a hattrick in her previous game and has bagged eight wickets over-all.
Jemimah Rodrigues: Scored 58 runs of 40 balls in her last game.
Case 1: Surrey Stars score big and win Easily
S Taylor (C), A Healy, L Lee (VC), B Smith, H Armitage, D V Niekerk, M Villiers, H Fenby, M Kapp, A Davidson, L Smith.
Case 2: Surrey Stars score big and win Easily (Different Captains)
S Taylor, A Healy, L Lee, B Smith (VC), H Armitage, D V Niekerk (C), M Villiers, H Fenby, M Kapp, A Davidson, L Smith.
Case 3: Surrey Stars score Okay and win
S Taylor(C), A Healy, L Lee, B Smith, H Armitage, D V Niekerk, M Villiers, H Fenby(VC), M Kapp, A Davidson, L Smith.
Case 4: Surrey Stars score Okay and win (Different Captains)
S Taylor, A Healy, L Lee (C), B Smith, H Armitage, D V Niekerk, M Villiers, H Fenby(VC), M Kapp, A Davidson (VC), L Smith.
Case 5: Yorkshire Diamonds win the game closely
S Taylor, A Healy, L Lee , J Rodrigues (C), H Armitage, D V Niekerk (C), M Villiers, H Fenby(VC), M Kapp, A Davidson, L Smith.
Case 6: Yorkshire Diamonds win the game easily (Wildcard)
S Taylor(C), A Healy(C), L Whitefield , J Rodrigues(VC) , H Armitage, D V Niekerk (C), M Villiers, H Fenby, M Kapp, A Davidson, L Smith.