Date and Day: 30th November 2019, Saturday.
Match 51st – Adelaide Strikers Women v/s Sydney Sixers Women.
Time: 8:30 AM IST / 2:00 PM Local
Venue: Hurstville Oval, Sydney
Adelaide Strikers Women’s team will take on Sydney Sixer Women’s team at Hurstville Oval, Sydney on Saturday. Both sides will come against each other for the first time in this edition. Adelaide strikers have performed top-notch this time as they manifested their capabilities on-field correctly. Sydney Sixers have maintained their position in the top 4 but struggled a little as they miss out on their Regular skipper Perry. Sixers and Strikers, both are hunting victory so in order to ensure qualification going forward.
Adelaide Strikers had a good run this season till now, winning 9 out of 12 games they have played and are placed on 2nd number on the points table with 18 points in hand. The team is playing strong and in great form, in all the encounters they have faced and will come forward as a tough competition. They have already booked their spot for qualification.
Sydney Sixers have given out some powerful performances this time as well, but have been a bit inconsistent on points table, nevertheless they are still on top 4 while standing at number four in points table with 12 points by their name, they have indulged in 12 games out of which have won 6 and lost the same number of games. Sixers will be desperate to clinch victory this time to make their future tasks convenient as their spot is consistently on risk.
Weather and Pitch Report
The weather forecast for the match-day shows a full probability of rains, so the full play scenario seems like at risk. The team winning the toss would be in advantage judging by the weather conditions, in order to be on the positive side of DLS, toss winners would want to chase down the target here in Hurstville Oval.
Head to Head
In the previous five games, encounters between these two sides, Sixers have outplayed Strikers. All the matches have been won by the Sydney Sixers and none being won by Adelaide Strikers.
Played- 5, SSW-5 , ASW-0
Adelaide Strikers Women’s Squad
Suzie Bates(c), Sophie Devine, Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Lauren Winfield, Katie Mack, Tegan McPharlin(w), Amanda Wellington, Sarah Coyte, Alex Price, Megan Schutt, Ellie Falconer, Annie O Neil, Darice Brown, Tabatha Saville.
Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates (C), Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Lauren Winfield, Katie Mack, Tegan McPharlin (WK), Sarah Coyte, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt, Alex Price.
Sydney Sixer 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, Hollie Armitage, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Dane van Niekerk, Lauren Smith.
Probable playing XI:
Alyssa Healy (C & WK), Hollie Armitage, Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Aley, Maddy Darke, Lauren Smith, Hayley Silver-holmes, Stella Campbell.
Sydney Sixers look dominant judging by the past records and statistics, they carry a psychological advantage over Strikers in this encounter.
Alyssa Healy, Hollie Armitage, Ashleigh Gardner, Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt.