Date and Day: 26 October 2019, Saturday.
Match 10 – Sydney Sixers Women v/s Melbourne Stars Women.
Time: 8:30 AM IST.
Venue: Hurstville Oval, Sydney.
Melbourne Stars are off to a bad start in the tournament losing both the games on the trot. Their top order has failed in both the games and this has left them being dominated by their opponents. Sydney Sixers who began their season with a thumping win against the Sydney Thunders then failed to pose any challenge to the Brisbane Heat in their next game.
Melbourne Stars would like their South African duo of Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez to make an impression upfront with the bat and create a chance for their team. Erin Osborne has been bowling well but needs support for her other team members.
For Sydney Sixers, Consecutive games on Consecutive day did affect as they just didn’t bring their best game on the second matchday. While they have had a good six-day break after that they would want to get back to winning ways and they would want their captain Ellyse Perry to lead the way with both bat and ball.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the matchday is bright. This is the first game to be played at the Hurstville Oval this season.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, The Sydney Sixers women’s team has beaten Melbourne Stars women’s team twice while losing three games. The Sydney Sixers are likely to win this contest and add two more points to their name.
Played- 5, SSW- 2, MSW- 2.
Sydney Sixers Women’s Squad
Sarah Aley, Alisha Bates, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Lauren Cheatle, Maddy Darke, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jodie Hicks, Emma Hughes, Marizanne Kapp (SA), Ellyse Perry (C), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Dane van Niekerk, Lauren Smith
Sydney Sixers Women’s Probable XI
Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry (C), Hayley Silver-Holmes, Maddy Drake, Lauren Smith, Sarah Aley, Erin Burns, Alyssa Healy, Stella Campbell, Ashleigh Gardner, Jodie Hicks.
Melbourne Stars Women’s Squad
Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Alana King, Nicola Hancock, Annabel Sutherland, Angela Reakes, Nicole Faltum, Kristen Beams, Erin Osborne, Elyse Villani, Tess Flintoff, Emma Inglis, Lucy Cripps, Holly Ferling, Katey Martin, Chloe Rafferty.
Melbourne Stars Women’s Probable XI
Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Annabel Sutherland, Chloe Rafferty, Nicola Hancock, Kristen Beams, Erin Osborne, Elyse Villani, Emma Inglis, Katey Martin, Tess Flintoff.
Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry, Erin Burns, Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner, Lizelle Lee, Mignon du Preez, Elyse Villani, Emma Inglis, Erin Osborne.
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