WAU vs SAU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 5 of Sheffield Shield 2021/22

Sheffield Shield 2021-22, Match 5: WAU vs SAU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Travis Head is in sublime form both in limited and longest formats.

Alex Carey
Alex Carey. (Photo by Nigel French/PA Images via Getty Images)

Preview:

Western Australia will host South Australia in the 5th match of the Sheffield Shield 2021-22 which will start from Wednesday. Both teams met previously last month where the match was ended in a disappointing draw. Western Australia will be pretty disappointed with the way things have gone as they lost to Tasmania in their previous match by 3 wickets.

It’s a long tournament and they need to take one game at a time in order to be successful in the longest format. South Australia, on the other hand, has played 2 matches so far and both their matches ended in a draw. They took 1st innings lead in both the matches which is a good sign for them before heading into this match. They look forward to carrying the same into this match.

Match Details:

Western Australia vs South Australia, Match 5

Venue: Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth

Date &Time: October 27-30 at 8:00 AM IST and 10:30 AM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

Quick bowlers will get plenty of assistance from the surface and it will be a challenge for the batters to handle the pace and swing. We can expect a result if the bowlers dominate this match.

Probable Playing XIs WAU vs SAU:

Western Australia

Cameron Bancroft, Sam Whiteman, Shaun Marsh (c), Cameron Green, Hilton Cartwright, Josh Philippe (wk), D’Arcy Short, Joel Paris, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Lance Morris

South Australia

Jake Carder, Henry Hunt, Nathan McSweeney, Travis Head (c), Alex Carey (wk), Harry Nielsen, Nathan McAndrew, Daniel Worrall, David Grant, Brendan Doggett, Lloyd Pope

WAU vs SAU Top Picks for WAU vs SAU Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Western Australia

Shaun Marsh is well aware of the conditions here in WACA having played plenty of matches over the years. So far, in 2 matches in this year’s Sheffield Shield, he has scored 228 runs at an average of 57 with the highest score of 118.

Cameron Green didn’t go well in the last match against Tasmania, however, he has scored a century in the previous meeting against South Australia. In 2 matches so far in this tournament, he has scored 128 runs and even picked up 2 wickets as well.

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Top Picks South Australia

Travis Head is in a different zone with the bat in both limited and longest formats of the game. In only 3 innings in this competition, he has mustered 241 runs at an average of 80.33 and even chipped in with a wicket as well.

Vice-captain, Alex Carey is in decent nick with the bat in this competition, including one half-century he has scored 135 runs in 3 innings at an average of 67.5 with the highest score of 66*.

WAU vs SAU Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Shaun Marsh 228 runs 299
Cameron Green 128 runs and 2 wickets 206
Travis Head 241 runs and one wicket 312
Alex Carey 135 runs 238
Jake Carder 198 runs 244

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WAU vs SAU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Alex Carey, Josh Philippe, Shaun Marsh, Cameron Bancroft, Jake Carder, Hilton Cartwright, Travis Head (c), Cameron Green (vc), Daniel Worrall, Jhye Richardson, Lloyd Pope

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WAU vs SAU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Alex Carey (vc), Shaun Marsh (c), Cameron Bancroft, Jake Carder, Hilton Cartwright, Travis Head, Nathan McAndrew, Cameron Green, Daniel Worrall, Jhye Richardson, Brendan Doggett

WAU vs SAU Risky Captaincy Choices:

Cameron Bancroft has scored 61 runs in 2 matches in this tournament with the highest score of 27. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Jake Carder is an impressive top-order batter who has scored 198 runs in 3 innings in this tournament at an average of 66 with the highest score of 118. It’s worth a risk and you can pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Henry Hunt has scored 73 runs in 3 innings in this tournament. Considering plenty of competition for the final eleven, it’s hard to include him while making your fantasy teams.

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.