Date and Day: 26 October 2019, Saturday.
Match 9 – Adelaide Strikers Women v/s Hobart Hurricanes Women.
Time: 5:10 AM IST.
Venue: Allan Border Field, Brisbane.
In the two previous games that Hobart Hurricanes have played, they have won both the games quite comprehensively. With all the aspects well covered, the Hobart Hurricanes face the Adelaide Strikers who have had an iffy start to the tournament winning one and losing one of the two games they have played.
Going into the game on Saturday, Adelaide would be wary of the challenge their team would face against the rampaging Hobart Hurricanes. In their previous game, the Adelaide Strikers bowlers failed to defend the total of 152 runs against the Melbourne renegades, but that could well be just one-off instance. Their batting form looks top-notch with Sophie Devine being at the forefront of it.
Hobart Hurricanes women’s team has put up two clinical performances so far and looks set to do more of the same in the coming games. Chloe Tyron has been finishing the games well and is the X-factor player the team just wants around the experienced campaigners like Heather knight and Nicola Carey. They could push Chloe Tyron up the order as a floating batswoman. Their bowling has been the best so far in the tournament with Belinda Vakarewa leading the way with five wickets from two games.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the matchday is bright and sunny. This is the first match in the tournament to be played at this ground. The Australian women team played their ODI matches against the Sri Lankan team at the same venue. The pitch in those games was batting-friendly and could be the same for this game as well.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, The Adelaide Strikers women’s team has beaten Hobart Hurricanes women’s team thrice while one game was abandoned and one game was a tied affair. A close game is anticipated.
Played- 5, ASW- 3, HHW- 2.
Adelaide Strikers Women’s Squad
Bridget Patterson, Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Tabatha Saville, Stafanie Taylor, Sarah Coyte, Tahlia McGrath, Tegan McPharlin, Ellen Falconer, Megan Schutt, Alex Price, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Darice Brown, Lauren Winfield, Annie O Neil, Katie Mack.
Adelaide Strikers Women’s Probable XI
Bridget Patterson, Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Sarah Coyte, Tahlia McGrath, Tegan McPharlin, Megan Schutt, Alex Price, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Katie Mack, Lauren Winfield.
Hobart Hurricanes Women’s Squad
Sasha Moloney, Emily Smith, Stefanie Daffara, Erin Fazackerley, Corinne Hall, Hayley Matthews, Meg Phillips, Katelyn Fryett, Brooke Hepburn, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tyron, Maisy Gibson, Belinda Vakarewa, Tayla Vlaeminck.
Hobart Hurricanes Women’s Probable XI
Emily Smith, Stefanie Daffara, Erin Fazackerley, Corinne Hall, Tayla Vlaeminck, Maisy Gibson, Belinda Vakarewa, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tyron.
Belinda Vakarewa, Heather Knight, Fran Wilson, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tyron, Sophie Devine, Tahlia McGrath, Megan Schutt, Suzie Bates, Erin Fazackerley.