The Knockout Phase is going to be in full swing during the FIBA Asia Women’s Cup. The team that is going to win the game can at least secure a spot for the Women’s Basketball World Cup next year. In this game, Australia is going against the neighbor New Zealand for the Semi-Finals. More about AUS-W vs NZ-W Dream11 is going to be imparted here.
Australia has fielded its string-second unit in this tournament and the loss against China displayed the shortcomings with only Whitcomb being able to muster something. The Opals have struggled consistently on offense and even left the door for Chinese Taipei, who struggle on both ends.
New Zealand has also shown inconsistencies on the offensive end like the Opals especially against higher-ranked teams. They can pile up points on teams that lack size and athleticism but Australia can pose challenges on both fronts. Penina Davidson has been impressive for the squad, almost averaging a double-double and counters the size up-front. This can be a low-scoring game unless both teams find the magic missing in the offense. Who has the edge? Difficult to say!
Match Timing: 30 September, @ 06:30 PM
Venue: Prince Hamza
Prince Hamza is located in Amman, Jordan.
Australia| New Zealand
Games: 03| 03
Wins: 02| 01
Defeats: 01| 02
Samantha Whitcomb is one of the options for Super/Pro Player in the Dream11 Fantasy basketball scenario.
Penina Davidson has averaged a near double-double.
Led her team in points, assists, and rebounds. Also leads her team in those categories in the tournament.
Shot 3/6 from the floor in the last game.
Kristy Anne Wallace
Shot 6/13 from the floor in the last game.
Keely Jane Froling
Lauren Marie Scherf
Led her team in points, rebounds, and blocks in the last game. Leads them in those three categories in the tournament.
Led her team in defensive rebounds in the last game with seven.
PF: Darcee Garbin
SF: Lauren Nicholson
C: Zitina Lusia Aukoso
SG: Alexandra Jane Sharp
PG: Samantha Whitcomb
Bench: Tiana Cynthia Mangakahia, Kristy Anne Wallace, Jade Melbourne, Jazmin Shelley, Keely Jane Froling, Lauren Marie Scherf, Abigail Rose Wehrung.
Australia Squad: Darcee Garbin, Lauren Nicholson, Zitina Lusia Aukoso, Alexandra Jane Sharp, Samantha Whitcomb, Kristy Anne Wallace, Jade Melbourne, Jazmin Shelley, Keely Jane Froling, Lauren Marie Scherf, Abigail Rose Wehrung.
PF: Kalani Purcell
SF: Ashleigh Karaitiana
C: Tessa Boagni
SG: Chevannah Paalvast
PG: Brooke Blair
BENCH: Mary Goulding, Ashley Taia, Krystal Leger-Walker, Charlisse Leger-Walker, Penina Davidson, Lauryn Hippolite, Zoe Richards.
New Zealand squad: Mary Goulding, Ashley Taia, Krystal Leger-Walker, Charlisse Leger-Walker, Tessa Boagni, Ashleigh Karaitiana, Brooke Blair, Chevannah Paalvast, Penina Davidson, Lauryn Hippolite, Zoe Richards, Kalani Purcell.
The action is available on livebasketball.tv. Scores can be checked on fiba.basketball while highlights can be seen on FIBA’s Official YouTube channel.
None. No official streaming in India.