Marsh One Day Cup 2021, Match 5: VIC vs TAS Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Pitch Report and Injury Update

Marsh One Day Cup 2021, Match 5: VIC vs TAS Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Pitch Report and Injury Update

Zak Evans can be a great budget pick.

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Match Details:

Match 5 of Marsh One Day Cup 2021 will be played between Tasmania and Victoria at Junction Oval, Melbourne on 10th March.

The match is scheduled to start at 4:30 AM IST.


Both Tasmania and Victoria had a poor start to their tournament. In their first encounter against New South Wales, Victoria won the toss and elected to field. Steve Smith scored an amazing 127, while contributions by Oliver Davies and Pat Cummins helped them to put a total of 318/9. In response, Victoria’s batting unit crumbled and were bowled out for 259. Matthew Short’s 67 and surprising half-century by  James Pattinson were the highlights of their batting display.

Tasmania, on the other hand, lost their opening game against Queensland. Tasmania were asked to bat first and they were bundled out for 237. Jordan Silk scored a fighting 77 to get Tasmania to this decent total. During the chase, Queensland captain Usman Khawaja scored a brilliant 93 to ensure a comfortable six-wicket victory for his side.

VCT vs TAS Weather Report for Match 5:

The weather is expected to be partly cloudy during the match time at Melbourne, with temperature ranging around 21 degrees Celsius and humidity levels around 59%.

Pitch Condition/Report:

With cloudy weather conditions expected, this match can be a low-scoring affair. The bowlers have fared well at this venue, making it a difficult track to bat on. The captain winning the toss should look to bowl first and restrict their opponents to a below-par total.

Average first innings score:

254 (Last 4 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie –  0

Injury and Availability News:

Players from the Australian T20I and ODI squad will not be available for the game

VCT vs TAS Today’s Probable Playing XI


Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Nic Maddinson, Peter Handscomb (C), Matthew Short, Jake Frase-McGurk, Will Sutherland, James Pattinson, Xavier Crone, Zak Evans, Jon Holland


Mackenzie Harvey, Patrick Rowe, Seb Gotch, Aaron Finch, Travis Dean, Tom Jackson, Glen Maxwell, Jonathon Merlo, Todd Murphy, Scott Boland, Tom OConnell – II, Brody Couch, Wil Parker, Cameron McClure, Sam Elliot, Mitchell Perry


Tim Paine (C), Caleb Jewell, Jake Doran,Macalister Wright, Jordan Silk, Beau Webster, Mitchell Owen, Tom Andrews, Nathan Ellis, Jackson Bird, Sam Rainbird


Alex Doolan, Charlie Wakim, Thomas Rogers, Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade, Gabe Bell, Riley Meredith, Lawrence Neil-Smith, Alex Pyecroft, Peter Siddle, Jack White, Tim Ward, Keegan Oates, Jarrod Freeman, Iain Carlisle Carlisle

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VCT vs TAS Top Picks for Today’s Dream 11 Match:

 Jordan Silk had a terrific game against Queensland. He scored a handy 77 of 88 balls and most importantly, he held the innings for Tasmania from one end and helped them to put up a decent score on board.

James Pattinson gave an all-round performance against New South Wales. He picked up two wickets by giving only 58 runs in 10 overs and scored a quick-fire 54 off 36 balls.

Marcus Harris scored an important 47 runs at the top of the order for Victoria and gave them a decent start in their previous game.

Matthew Short is an excellent middle-order batsman who can score runs in bulk. He has 67 runs to his name currently.

Peter Handscomb’s experience will play a crucial role for his side in the upcoming matches of the season. The player could go on to play handy knocks for his side and guide them to victories.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris

Vice-Captain Options – Will Sutherland, James Pattinson

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for VCT vs TAS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Wicketkeeper – Tim Paine, Peter Handscomb (C)

Batsmen – Marcus Harris, Macalister Wright, Caleb Jewell, Jordan Silk

All Rounders – Will Sutherland (VC), Matthew Short

Bowlers – James Pattinson, Nathan Ellis, Sam Rainbird

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for VCT vs TAS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Wicketkeeper – Peter Handscomb

Batsmen – Marcus Harris (C), Nic Maddinson, Caleb Jewell

All Rounders – Will Sutherland, Matthew Short, Beau Webster

Bowlers – James Pattinson (VC), Jackson Bird, Sam Rainbird, Zak Evans

Expert Advice:

Zak Evans can be a great budget pick. While he was a tad expensive in the last game, he picked up 2 wickets.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting our team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.