Date and Day: November 12, 2019, Tuesday
Match 30: Perth Scorchers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women
Time: 3:00 P.M IST/5:30 P.M local time
Venue: W.A.C.A Ground, Perth
Perth Scorchers’ women’s team will play Sydney Thunder Women’s Team on Tuesday at W.A.C.A Ground, Perth. They recently locked horns on 10th November where the underdogs won against the second team on the points table. With their last encounter with the same team, Perth Scorchers will look forward to maintaining their consistency while Sydney thunders will look to capitalize on their strengths and regain their top spot on the points table.
Sydney Thunder is positioned at number 2 on the points table, they lost the top position after losing their recent game against Perth Scorchers, They have collected 9 points while playing 7 matches and losing a couple of them. The team has really impressive line-up this year with most of the players are in-form, they would definitely like to get back on the track with this game.
Perth Scorchers are not able to gain stability in this tournament with alternate victories and losses, but with their last win against the same opponent, it will be a confidence booster going forward. The team just needs to maintain consistency on-field and implement their strategies successfully on the ground. They are at number 6 on the points table with 8 points in their account. They have played 7 matches out of which they have won 4 and lost 3.
Weather and Pitch Report
The day will be sunny and a good play is to be expected. The pitch of W.A.C.A, Perth is usually bouncy with exceptionally quick boundaries but recently the pitch has flattened out. The toss winners would look to chase on this ground.
In the last 5 encounters between these two, Perth scorchers have won all the games. The previous games were equally competitive and dominated by Perth scorchers. Sydney thunders have not been able to outperform them despite looking strong on-paper.
Played-5, PSW-5, STW-0
Sydney Thunder Women’s Squad:
Rachel Priest (wk), Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Lisa Griffith, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail, Rachel Trenaman, Saskia Horley, Tahlia Wilson.
Probable playing XI:
Naomi Stalenberg, Rachel Priest (WK), Rachel Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Hannah Darlington, Rene Farrell, Samantha Bates, Shabnim Ismail, Lisa Griffith.
Perth Scorcher Women’s Squad:
Jemma Barsby, Samantha Betts, Nicole Bolton, Mathilda Carmichael, Pippa Cleary, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Kath Hempenstall, Amy Jones, Emma King, Meg Lanning (c), Taneale Peschel, Chloe Piparo, Georgia Redmayne, Natalie Sciver.
Probable Playing XI:
Amy Jones, Meg Lanning, Natalie Sciver, Nicole Bolton, Heather Graham, Georgia Redmayne, Chloe Piparo, Jemma Barsby, Kim Garth, Piepa Cleary, Teneale Peschel.
Sydney thunders despite performing in great form this edition doesn’t look like they would dominate Perth scorchers with all the history associated with them.
Meg Lanning, Natalie Sciver, Naomi Stalenberg, Rachel Haynes, Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Nida Dar, Chloe Piparo, Shabnam Ismail, Kim Garth, Piepa Cleary.