Marsh One-Day Cup, 2019: Match 15, Queensland vs South Australia – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Usman Khawaja has scored close to 600 runs in his last six One-Day Cup matches with three tons.
Published - Oct 22, 2019 4:39 pm | Updated - Oct 22, 2019 5:38 pm
The 15th match of the Marsh One-Day Cup 2019 will be played between Queensland and South Australia at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane.
The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (5:30 AM IST) (12:00 AM GMT)
This game can be viewed on the Cricket Australia website.
Queensland made an impressive start to the Marsh One-Day Cup 2019 with three successive wins including a bonus-point win to top the table. Their winning streak was halted by Victoria thanks to a record knock from Aaron Finch. Usman Khawaja’s inclusion has strengthened the Queensland team. The left-hander struck hundreds in both matches before the Sheffield Shield break.
They will now face South Australia in the last game of the season at the Allan Border Field in this tournament. The South Australian team has struggled for consistency with the bat. However, their bowling has helped in staying in the top three in the points table. They won two of the four matches they played thus far and one of them with a bonus point.
There will be clouds around the Allan Border Field in the morning on Wednesday but will be cleared by the afternoon. However, the weather forecast doesn’t suggest any rain throughout the game.
Chasing is the best option at the Allan Border Field which has witnessed moderate totals. The opening game of the season witnessed a 300+ chase and same is expected on Wednesday on what is expected to be a fresh track.
Average first innings score: 249 (Unaffected One-Day Cup matches since 2016)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 7, Lost – 1
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Probable Playing XIs:
Usman Khawaja (C), Sam Heazlett, Marnus Labuschagne, Matthew Renshaw, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, James Peirson (WK), Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann, Billy Stanlake.
Bench: Michael Neser.
Alex Carey (WK), Jake Weatherald, Callum Ferguson, Travis Head (C), Tom Cooper, Jake Lehmann, Alex Ross/Tom Andrews, Cameron Valente, Wes Agar, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa
Bench: Alex Ross/Tom Andrews, Luke Robins.
Sam Heazlett’s consistency was once again on display as he struck fifties in all four innings. Usman Khawaja continued his dominance in the One-Day Cup as he struck tons in both matches he played. Alex Carey has made crucial runs in the recent games for South Australia and will be hoping to find his maiden List A ton soon. Cameron Valente has contributed whenever the team was in trouble.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Usman Khawaja, Sam Heazlett, Callum Ferguson, Travis Head
Vice-Captain – Ben Cutting, Jake Weatherald, Jack Wildermuth, Alex Carey
Usman Khawaja has scored close to 600 runs in his last six One-Day Cup matches with three tons. Hence, he will be a perfect choice as captain or vice-captain for this match.
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Alex Carey (VC)
Batsmen – Jake Weatherald, Joe Burns, Sam Heazlett, Usman Khawaja (C), Marnus Labuschagne
All-Rounders – Cameron Valente, Ben Cutting
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Alex Carey
Batsmen – Callum Ferguson (VC), Sam Heazlett (C), Usman Khawaja, Joe Burns
All-Rounders – Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Valente, Ben Cutting
Bowlers – Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake, Kane Richardson
With average credits of top players being 9.5 credits, a bit of gamble has to be taken of leaving out a few players. Travis Head isn’t in greatest of forms recently and hence we have taken a risk of excluding him as he costs 10 credits.
Queensland is expected to make it 2-0 against South Australia in this tournament.
*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.