It is the Australian women’s domestic 20-20 cricket competition which features eight city-based franchise teams that compete for the title.
Tournament- Women’s Big Bash League 2017-18
Stadium- Casey Fields No 4, Melbourne
Date and Time- Jan 05, 02:00 PM LOCAL
The second-last spot holder in the points table, Melbourne Stars, will kick-start their New Year with hosting Adelaide Strikers tomorrow at Casey Fields. They would be high on confidence after defeating Perth Scorchers in the last game played on December 27 and would try hard to keep their winning momentum going. On contrary, the Adelaide Strikers will be looking to end their losing streak when they will face Stars on Friday. Both the teams have announced their squad prior to the match. While Stars have announced a 15-member squad, Strikers have named a 13-member squad with just one change. The MS-W Vs AS-W match preview is listed below.
Kristen Beams, Alana King, Hayleigh Brennan, Emma Kearney, Anna Lanning, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Rafferty, Makinley Blows, Mignon du Preez, Katie Mack, Erin Osborne, Annabel Sutherland, Nicole Faltum, Georgia Elwiss, Gemma Triscari
Lizelle Lee (wk), Alana King, Erin Osborne, Georgia Elwiss, Gemma Triscari, Anna Lanning, Kristen Beams (c), Katie Mack, Mignon du Preez, Emma Kearney, Makinley Blows
Suzie Bates, Tammy Beaumont, Sophie Devine, Tabatha Saville, Megan Schutt, Samantha Betts, Ellie Falconer, Bridget Patterson, Tahlia McGrath, Katelyn Pope, Amanda Wellington, Tegan McPharlin, Alex Price
Suzie Bates (c), Megan Schutt, Tammy Beaumont, Samantha Betts, Sophie Devine, Amanda Wellington, Bridget Patterson, Tegan McPharlin (wk), Alex Price, Tahlia McGrath, Tabatha Saville
Please note: The MS-W Vs AS-W match preview we are providing here is completely based on our research and understanding. We request you to choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above. The preview provided here is just a sample for your dream 11 fantasy team for tomorrow’s match.
Tammy Beaumont (AS-W)
Tammy Beaumont opens the innings for Strikers
Bridget Patterson (AS-W)
Although she comes in middle order, Patterson is in good touch.
Anna Lanning (MS-W)
Anna Lanning opens the innings for MS-W
Alex Price (AS-W bowler)
Alex Price has been frequent wicket-taker for Strikers
Amanda Wellington (AS-W bowler)
Strikers’ bowling basically depends on Amanda. She has been economical throughout the tournament.
Emma Kearney (MS-W bowler)
Emma has been quite economic in the last few matches.
She is the pillar of Strikers batting order. Sophie also took 2 wickets in the last match.
Captain Suzie Bates is in wonderful form. She scored spectacular 63 of 38 balls and took 1 wicket in the previous match.
Lizelle Lee (MS-W wk-batsman)
Lizelle Lee opens the inning while Strikers’s wicketkeeper Tegan McPharlin comes at the last down. Also, Lee is better in comparison to points and credits.
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