Hobart, 10 February at 11:30 AM IST
The German women will open their FIH Pro League Campaign against the hosts Australia women at Western Australia’s Tasmania Hockey Center in Hobart.
Having played 3 games this season, Australia women have registered 2 victories and lost once against Belgium women. Their win came against debutants China women but it took some toil as the margin of defeat was separated by just one goal, while their opening win of the season came against the Netherlands.
The German women brigade who will be playing their debut game this season will look to improve their show against Australia women who have dominated them through years. Going by the stats since 2013, Germany has won only a single game while Australia women have reigned supreme thrice from 6 meetings between the two sides.
Head-to-Head (*since 2013)
Played – 6; Australia – 3, Germany – 1, Draw – 2
Australia Women’s Hockey squad: Kristina Bates, Mariah Williams, Emily Chalker, Jane Claxton, Madison Fitzpatrick, Ambrosia Malone, Georgia Wilson, Grace Stewart, Savannah Fitzpatrick, Rebecca Greiner, Jodie Kenny, Ashlee Wells, Edwina Bone, Lily Brazel, Rachael Lynch, Kaitlin Nobbs, Hayley Padget, Brooke Peris, Sophie Taylor.
Germany Women’s Hockey squad: Kira Horn, Amelie Wortmann, Nike Lorenz, Elisa Grave, Lena Micheel, Charlotte Stapenhorst, Jaine Muller-Wieland, Maike Schaunig, Julia Sonntag, Cecile Pieper, Alisa Vivot.
Australia fantasy picks: J Kenny, E Bone, K Nobbs, J Claxton, M Williams, A Malone
Germany fantasy picks: J W Muller, Alisa Vivot, A Schroder, N Lorenz, C Stapenhorst
Quick Tip: We are going with more Australia players because there is uncertainty over the make-up of Germany’s starting XI for their tournament opener.
Note: This AUS-W vs GER-W Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. Kindly revisit before the deadline for the final update.