MS-W vs ST-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 17 of WBBL 2021

WBBL 2021, Match 17: MS-W vs ST-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Both teams will look to move up in the points table, as they are placed at the bottom half of the standings.


Melbourne Stars Women will lock horns with Sydney Thunder Women in the 17th match of the WBBL 2021. Melbourne Stars Women have played 3 complete matches so far in this tournament and have managed to win only one of those, whereas their previous match was abandoned due to rain. They placed themselves at the seventh spot in the standings with 3 points.

Defending champions Sydney Thunder Women, on the other hand, are searching for their first win in this tournament. They lost to Adelaide Strikers Women and Perth Scorchers Women by 30 runs and 81 runs respectively. One of their fixtures was completely washed away due to rain. They currently sit at the bottom of the table with only one point to their name.

Match Details:

Melbourne Stars Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Match 17

Venue: University Oval, Hobart

Date & Time: October 26th at 7:55 AM IST and 1:25 PM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

The surface here at the University Oval is expected to be a balanced one. Having said that, the bowlers are likely to get an advantage due to the conditions. Anything between 140-150 is a good score on this wicket.

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Probable Playing XIs for MS-W vs ST-W:

Melbourne Stars Women

Elyse Villani, Annabel Sutherland, Meg Lanning (c), Maia Bouchier, Kim Garth, Anna Lanning, Tess Flintoff, Nicole Faltum (wk), Linsey Smith, Sophie Day, Rhys McKenna

Sydney Thunder Women

Tahlia Wilson (wk), Smriti Mandhana, Phoebe Litchfield, Sammy Jo Johnson, Corinne Hall, Anika Learoyd, Deepti Sharma, Hannah Darlington (c), Lauren Smith, Issy Wong, Samantha Bates

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Top Picks for MS-W vs ST-W Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Melbourne Stars Women

Annabel Sutherland has the ability to deliver with both bat and ball, and she has done quite well so far in this tournament. In 3 matches, she has scored 73 runs at an average of 24.33 and has even picked up 4 wickets at an economy of 7.3.

Meg Lanning is a must-pick player for your fantasy teams. In 3 matches so far in this tournament, she has scored 58 runs at an average of 29, with the highest score of 25.

Top Picks Sydney Thunder Women

Smriti Mandhana is yet to find her rhytm and has struggled to score runs in the last 2 matches. You can still back and include her while making your fantasy teams.

Corinne Hall has scored 43 runs in the last 2 matches at a strike rate of 102.38, with the highest score of 38.

MS-W vs ST-W Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Annabel Sutherland 73 runs and 4 wickets 239
Meg Lanning 58 runs 76
Smriti Mandhana 13 runs 31
Corinne Hall 43 runs 58
Elyse Villani 64 runs 105

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MS-W vs ST-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Tahlia Wilson, Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning (c), Corinne Hall, Smriti Mandhana (vc), Kim Garth, Sammy Jo Johnson, Annabel Sutherland, Tess Flintoff, Linsey Smith, Hannah Darlington

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MS-W vs ST-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Tahlia Wilson, Meg Lanning, Maia Bouchier, Smriti Mandhana, Kim Garth, Annabel Sutherland (vc), Sammy Jo Johnson (c), Deepti Sharma, Tess Flintoff, Samantha Bates, Lauren Smith

MS-W vs ST-W Risky Captaincy Choices:

Maia Bouchier played a sensible knock against Sydney Sixers Women, where she scored 32* runs from 25 balls. She is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Deepti Sharma has scored 24 runs and picked up one wicket so far in this tournament. You can take a risk and pick her as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Anna Lanning hasn’t been used properly so far in this tournament by Melbourne Stars. You can avoid her while making your fantasy tips.

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.