MES vs PES Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update –WBBL 2020, 1st Semi-final

MES vs PES Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update –WBBL 2020, 1st Semi-final

Melbourne Stars are expected to win this match.

Match Details:

The first semi-final of the WBBL 2020 will be played between Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers at the North Sydney Oval, Sydney.

This match is scheduled to start at 01:40 PM IST (07:10 AM local). This match can be streamed live on Sony LIV.

Preview

After 56 matches, we have got out four semi-finalists in WBBL 2020. Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers will face-off in the first semi-final. The Stars, led by Meg Lanning, topped the table with 8 wins but lost their previous game to Sydney Sixers courtesy Alyssa Healy‘s brilliant batting. On the other hand, the Scorchers have lost twice this season to the Stars and have also lost their previous game. But one would expect them to come hard at Stars.

MES vs PES Weather Report for 1st Semi-Final

It is likely to rain in the morning in Sydney. But the weather will clear by match time and we might have a full game. Expect the temperature to be around 22-24 Degrees Celsius.


Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch at this venue has been kind to batters with even the Sixers chasing 179 down easily in the previous game here. The team winning the toss will definitely prefer to chase.

Average first innings score:

160 (Last four matches at the venue in WBBL 2020)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 3; Lost – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)


MES vs PES Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Melbourne Stars

Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning (C), Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Anabel Sutherland, Katherine Brunt, Anna Lanning, Alana King, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum, Sophie Day.

Bench

Holly Ferling, Lucy Cripps, Rosemary Mair, Erin Osborne, Georgia Gall, Bhavi M Devchand.

Perth Scorchers

Sophie Devine (C), Beth Mooney (WK), Amy Jones, Chloe Piparo, Nicole Bolton, Mathilda Carmichael, Heather Graham, Jemma Barsby, Taneale Peschel, Sarah Glenn, Piepa Cleary

Bench

Megan Banting, Samantha Betts.

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MES vs PES Top picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Beth Mooney has mustered 524 runs so far in 13 matches including four fifties to her name. Sophie Devine has amassed 448 runs in 11 innings and has also picked five wickets. Sarah Glenn and Taneale Peschel have also bowled well picking 16 and 13 wickets respectively. Natalie Sciver has accounted for 18 wickets but has scored only 194 runs. Meg Lanning has smashed 458 runs in 12 innings while Du Preez has scored 375 runs batting at three.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Meg Lanning, Sophie Devine, Beth Mooney

Vice-Captain Options: Natalie Sciver, Mignon du Preez

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MES vs PES 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Wicket-Keeper – Beth Mooney

Batsmen – Meg Lanning (C), Chloe Piparo, Mathilda Carmichael

All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver, Heather Graham, Sophie Devine (VC)

Bowlers – Sophie Day, Tess Flintoff, Alana King, Sarah Glenn

12th Man – Amy Jones

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MES vs PES 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Wicket-Keeper – Beth Mooney (C)

Batsmen – Mignon du Preez, Meg Lanning, Chloe Piparo

All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver (VC), Heather Graham, Nicole Bolton

Bowlers – Tess Flintoff, Katherine Brunt, Alana King, Sarah Glenn

12th Man – Amy Jones


Expert Advice

Sophie Devine might not be an ideal captain for this match given that she has not bowled much this season. Rather she didn’t bowl at all in the previous game for the Scorchers. Meg Lanning is a big match player and can be made captain of your Fantasy team.

MES vs PES Probable Winners:

Melbourne Stars 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.