Australia Women’s ODD 2021/22, Match 5: AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

New South Wales Breakers are looking for a hat-trick of wins.

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ACT Meteors will face New South Wales Breakers in the 5th match of the Australia Women’s ODD on Thursday. This will be the first game of the tournament for ACT Meteors. Angela Reakes is all set to lead the side and Erica Kershaw is named as her deputy for this opening game. They finished 5th in the standings last season with 13 points. Momentum will be crucial in this long tournament, and they want to kick start with a win.

New South Wales Breakers, on the other hand, made an excellent start with two back to back wins over Victoria Women by 26 runs (D/L Method) and 5 wickets. Rachael Haynes has scored 120 runs already in this tournament and her form will be crucial in this match. They are looking for their third consecutive win.

Match Details:

ACT Meteors vs New South Wales Breakers, Match 5                                                 

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Date &Time: 6th January at 4:30 AM IST and 10:00 AM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

History tells us, the surface here at Manuka Oval has favored the batters. The bowlers will be under the receiving end, and we can expect a huge scoring encounter between the sides. Bowling first is a good option.

Probable Playing XIs for AM-W vs NSW-W:

ACT Meteors

Angela Reakes (c), Erica Kershaw, Alisha Bates, Zoe Cooke, Nicola Hancock, Carly Leeson, Katie Mack, Erin Osborne, Madelina Penna, Chloe Rafferty, Amy Yates

New South Wales Breakers

Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Tahlia Wilson, Ashleigh Gardner, Phoebe Litchfield, Erin Burns, Anika Learoyd, Maitlan Brown, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Smith/Sammy Jo Johnson, Emma Hughes

Top Picks for AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ACT Meteors

Katie Mack had an amazing tournament last year. She was the leading run-scorer for ACT Meteors with 418 runs in 8 matches at an average of 59.71, with the highest score of 106*.

Madelina Penna has scored 290 runs in the previous edition at an average of 48.33 with the highest score of 118* and has picked up 4 wickets with the best figures of 2 for 41.

Top Picks ­New South Wales Breakers

Rachael Haynes knows how to build the innings in this format of the game. In 2 matches, she has scored 120 runs at an average of 60 with the highest score of 96.

Ashleigh Gardner is one of the best all-rounders in the side. In the last 2 matches, she has scored 75 runs at an average of 37.5 with the highest score of 57 and has also picked up 3 wickets.

AM-W vs NSW-W Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player  Statistics Dream11 Points
Katie Mack 418 runs (Last Edition)
Madelina Penna 290 runs and 4 wickets (Last Edition)
Rachael Haynes 120 runs (This Tournament) 163
Ashleigh Gardner 75 runs and 3 wickets (This Tournament) 192
Erin Burns 111 runs and 3 wickets (This Tournament) 249

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Alyssa Healy (vc), Katie Mack (c), Angela Reakes, Rachael Haynes, Phoebe Litchfield, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Amy Yates, Maitlan Brown, Hannah Darlington, Nicola Hancock

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Alyssa Healy, Katie Mack, Angela Reakes, Rachael Haynes (c), Madelina Penna, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Carly Leeson, Erin Osborne (vc), Hannah Darlington, Emma Hughes

Today’s AM-W vs NSW-W Probable Winners:

New South Wales Breakers are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.