Eliminator: Canterbury Magicians v Otago Sparks | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The Eliminator match of the Women’s Super Smash will be played between Canterbury Magicians and Otago Sparks on February 9 at University Oval in Dunedin. The game will begin at 8 AM IST (3.30 PM LOCAL).

 

Eliminator: Canterbury Magicians v Otago Sparks | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Eliminator: Canterbury Magicians v Otago Sparks | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

Both teams will play their 11th game in the competition. While Canterbury Magicians have won six out of their 10 matches, Otago Sparks have also won six and lost three, with one match not producing a result. These two teams played against each other on February 4 and 6, and Otago Sparks defeated Canterbury Magicians on both occasions.

Squads

Canterbury Magicians: Laura Hughes (wk), Kirsty Nation, Allie Mace-Cochrane, Natalie Cox, Abigale Gerken, Emma Kench, Amy Satterthwaite (c), Frances Mackay, Jacinta Savage, Georgia Edge, Lea Tahuhu, Sarah Asmussen, Gabby Sullivan, Melissa Banks, Jessica Simmons, Kate Sims, Jodie Dean, Kristy Havill

Otago Sparks: Bella James, Felicity Leydon-Davis, Olivia Gain, Paige Loggenberg, Saffron Wilson, Suzie Bates, Caitlin Blakely, Gemma Adams, Kate Ebrahim, Jordan Meltzer (Wk), Polly Inglis (Wk), Sophie Gray (Wk), Chloe Deerness, Eden Carson, Emma Black, Hayley Jensen, Molly Loe, Sophie Oldershaw

Players to Watch

Kate Anderson: 

The right-handed opening batter of Canterbury Magicians muscled 59 off 52 in her last outing against Otago Sparks. She blasted three fours and two sixes. She also opened the bowling and snapped 18/1 in two overs.

Amy Satterthwaite: 

The captain of Canterbury Magicians starred with the bat in the last fixture against Otago Sparks. The left-handed middle-order batter hammered 85 off 60, including a dozen boundaries. She also claimed 31/1 in four overs, bowling right-arm off-spin.

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Linsey Smith: 

The left-handed middle-order batter of Otago Sparks muscled 34 off 24 in the last match against Canterbury Magicians. The southpaw hit four boundaries in her entertaining innings. She also opened the bowling and bowled four overs of left-arm spin, giving away 26 runs.

Polly Inglis: 

The wicket-keeper and right-handed top-order batter of Otago Sparks led the run chase from the front in the last encounter against Canterbury Magicians. She smashed 47 off 43, including four hits to the fence.

Pitch

It will be the fourth game of the tournament at the venue. The teams batting second have won the three previous fixtures played here. The average first innings score is 142, and the average second innings score is 144. The wicket looks good for batting. Expect a high-scoring contest.

Weather

The weather is expected to see times of clouds and sun. The maximum temperature attained during the day will be 15 degrees Celsius. There will be a 58 percent cloud cover and a 25 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the west-southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Polly Inglis, Suzie Bates, Kate Anderson, Natalie Cox, Amy Satterthwaite, Linsey Smith, Kate Ebrahim, Caitlin Blakely, Gabby Sullivan, Emma Black, Melissa Banks

Match details

Date: February 9, 2022

Time: 8 AM IST (3.30 PM LOCAL)

Venue: University Oval, Dunedin

Live streaming: Fan Code

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