Sheffield Shield 2020-21, Match 16: SAU vs NSW Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update
Consider picking all 3 of Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott, and Travis Head in your Dream11 Fantasy team.
Updated - Mar 5, 2021 5:17 pm
The 16th Match of the Sheffield Shield 2020-21 will be played between South Australia and New South Wales which is starting from 6th March at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
The match is scheduled to start at 10:30 AM local time and 5:30 AM IST.
South Australia will take on New South Wales in the 16th match of the Sheffield Shield 2020-21, starting from Saturday. South Australia managed to draw their previous game against Western Australia, They will consider themselves unlucky as they only picked up 9 wickets in the 4th innings of the match. Their chances of qualifying for the finals are way too less since they are placed at the bottom of the table with 7.51 points. So far, they have played 5 matches and have lost 3 of them. They are still seeking their first win in this tournament and will be hoping to do their best with 3 matches to go.
On the other hand, New South Wales has announced a very strong squad, which includes David Warner and Mitchell Starc. They, however, are definitely going to miss the services of star batsman Steven Smith. New South Wales managed to draw their previous match against Victoria but took an important lead in the first innings. With 2 wins, one loss, and a draw, currently, they are placed second in the standings with 21.07 points. Both the sides have got some seriously talented cricketers in their line-up and it will be interesting who will finish on top.
SAU vs NSW Weather Report for Match 16:
It will be cloudy in Adelaide for the next 4 days with the maximum temperature hovering at 27 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature is predicted to be 21 degrees Celsius. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.
The surface here at the Adelaide Oval has got a good carry and bounce, and seaming conditions will definitely test the character of the batsmen. Having said that, they will be rewarded if they play as long as possible. The straight boundaries are quite long as compared to the side boundaries. Batting first is advisable on this surface.
Average first innings score:
357 (Considering Last 5 Test matches played on this venue)
Injury and Availability News:
Daniel Hughes has been ruled out due to rotator cuff injury and Jason Sangha has replaced him
SAU vs NSW Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Henry Hunt, Jake Weatherald, Liam Scott, Travis Head (c), Alex Carey (wk), Harry Nielsen, Jake Lehmann, Chadd Sayers, Daniel Worrall, David Grant, Wes Agar
New South Wales
David Warner, Nick Larkin, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques, Daniel Solway, Peter Nevill (c&wk), Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Harry Conway/Trent Copeland, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
Jason Sangha, Harry Conway/Trent Copeland
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SAU vs NSW Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
South Australian skipper Travis Head was astonishing in the previous match against Western Australia, scoring 223 runs in the first innings. Overall, he has scored 693 runs in 5 matches at an average of 77, including 3 centuries and a half-century as well.
Opener Henry Hunt scored his first century of the tournament against Western Australia in the previous game. With his 109 from 176 balls, he took his overall tally to 456 runs in 5 matches at an average of 45.6.
Wicketkeeper Alex Carey played an important knock in the second innings against Western Australia. He scored 82 runs which helped his side to set a good target.
Nathan Lyon has picked up the most wickets for New South Wales. He has scalped 21 wickets in 5 matches with the best figures of 6/21 in an innings. He is handy with the bat as well at the lower order.
Moises Henriques was excellent with the bat in the previous game against Victoria, scoring 141 runs. Overall, he has scored the most runs for New South Wales in this tournament with 549 runs in 5 matches.
Sean Abbott is having an exceptional tournament with both bat and ball. He has picked up 17 wickets in 5 matches with the best figures of 6/89 and has scored 371 runs in 8 innings at an average of 74.2 with the highest score of 102*.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Travis Head, Sean Abbott, David Warner
Vice-Captain Options – Moises Henriques, Henry Hunt, Nathan Lyon
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SAU vs NSW Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Harry Nielsen, Alex Carey
Batters – Nick Larkin, David Warner, Henry Hunt
All-Rounders – Moises Henriques (vc), Sean Abbott, Travis Head (c)
Bowlers – Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Chadd Sayers
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SAU vs NSW Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Peter Nevill
Batters – David Warner, Daniel Solway, Henry Hunt (vc), Jake Weatherald
All-Rounders – Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott (c), Travis Head
Bowlers – Mitchell Starc, Wes Agar, Daniel Worrall
All-rounders rule the roost in the longest format of the game. Consider picking all 3 of Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott, and Travis Head in your Dream11 Fantasy team.
Today’s SAU vs NSW Probable Winners:
New South Wales are expected to win this match.