NB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 18 of New Zealand Women’s One Day Competition 2021/22

New Zealand Women’s One Day Competition 2021/22, Match 18: NB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It's a must-win game for both sides considering their position in the standings.

Centurion stadium
Centurion stadium. (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP via Getty Images)


Northern Brave Women will be up against Auckland Hearts Women in the 18th match of the tournament. Northern Brave Women have played only 3 full matches in this tournament, where they have managed to win only one and the other two were washed out due to rain. They are currently placed at the 5th spot in the standings with 8 points. They need to find ways to win matches.

Auckland Hearts Women are in complete trouble, having lost all  3 matches in this tournament. They batted quite well, but bowling wasn’t up to the mark. They are placed at the bottom of the standings with no points in their bank.

Match Details:

Northern Brave Women vs Auckland Hearts Women, Match 18

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Date & Time: 9th January, at 3:00 AM IST & 10:30 AM Local Time

Pitch Report:

It’s a batting-friendly surface with equal help for the bowlers. It’s quite difficult to pick wickets once the batters are fully set. Anything over 230 is hard to chase here.

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Probable Playing XIs for NB-W vs AH-W:

Northern Brave Women

Kate Anderson, Caitlin Gurrey, Lucy Boucher, Brooke Halliday (c), Sam Barriball, Nensi Patel, Eimear Richardson, Shriya Naidu, Holly Topp (wk), Charlotte Sarsfield, Lauren Heaps/Emma Baker

Auckland Hearts Women

Lauren Down (c), Izzy Gaze (wk), Arlene Kelly, Katie Perkins, Holly Huddleston, Bella Armstrong, Saachi Shahri, Jesse Prasad, Sarah Carnachan, Fran Jonas, Jane Barnett

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Top Picks for NB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Northern Brave Women

Kate Anderson has struck 130 runs in 3 matches in this tournament which is the most for Northern Brave Women. She has also picked up 2 wickets at an economy of 5.18.

Nensi Patel has done a commendable job with both bat and ball in this tournament. In 3 matches, she has scored 107 runs at an average of 53.5 and has also picked up 3 wickets.

Top Picks – Auckland Hearts Women

Including one century and a half-century, Lauren Down has scored 206 runs in 3 matches so far in this tournament at an average of 68.66.

Holly Huddleston always gives her best for the side. In 3 matches in this tournament, she has scored 91 runs and has picked up 2 wickets as well.

NB-W vs AH-W Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Stats (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Kate Anderson 130 runs and 2 wickets 257
Nensi Patel 107 runs and 3 wickets 252
Sam Barriball 83 runs 146
Lauren Down 206 runs 259
Holly Huddleston 91 runs and 2 wickets 177

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Holly Topp, Katie Perkins, Lauren Down, Kate Anderson (c), Brooke Halliday, Lucy Boucher, Holly Huddleston (vc), Nensi Patel, Charlotte Sarsfield, Fran Jonas, Amie Hucker

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Izzy Gaze, Lauren Down (c), Kate Anderson, Brooke Halliday, Holly Huddleston, Nensi Patel (vc), Jesse Prasad, Lucy Boucher, Charlotte Sarsfield, Jane Barnett, Fran Jonas

Today’s NB-W vs AH-W Probable Winners:

Auckland Women 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.