MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 48 of WBBL 2021

WBBL 2021, Match 48: MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Hannah Darlington is the leading wicket-taker for Sydney Thunder Women this season.

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur. (Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)


Melbourne Renegades Women will go one-on-one against Sydney Thunder Women in the 48th match of the WBBL on Wednesday. Melbourne Renegades Women’s last match was called off without being a ball bowled. However, before that, they won back-to-back matches against Brisbane Heat Women and Melbourne Stars Women by 15 runs and 7 wickets respectively. They have cemented themselves on the top of the table with 16 points.

Coming to Sydney Thunder Women, they haven’t played to their true potential in this season. They have won only 3 out of the 11 matches and are reeling in the 7th position in the league standings. Considering their form, Sydney Thunder Women have to perform well in the upcoming match to defeat the table-toppers on Wednesday.

Match Details:

Melbourne Renegades Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Match 48

Venue: Ray Mitchell Oval, Harrup Park, Mackay

Date & Time: 17th November at 1:35 PM IST and 7:05 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: FanCode

Pitch Report:

Continuous cricket has been played over the last few days and this will be the second match of the day. It’s a genuine batting wicket where batters will get full value for their shots if they do play long. Bowling first is a good option.

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

Melbourne Renegades Women:

Jemimah Rodrigues, Eve Jones, Carly Leeson, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jess Duffin, Sophie Molineux (c), Josephine Dooley (wk), Ellie Falconer, Rhiann O’ Donnell, Ella Hayward, Holly Ferling

Sydney Thunder Women:

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

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Top picks for MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Melbourne Renegades Women

Harmanpreet Kaur is the most valuable player at the moment for Renegades Women. She has smacked 309 runs in nine matches in this tournament at an average of 61.8 and has also scalped 12 wickets at an economy of 7.29.

Jemimah Rodrigues is giving her best for her side in this tournament by providing a good start. She has mustered 293 runs in 9 matches at an average of 36.62, with the highest score of 75*.

Top Picks – Sydney Thunder Women

Smriti Mandhana is a quality player and knows how to score runs against quality sides. She piled up 234 runs from her 10 outings in this tournament at an average of 26, which comprises of 2 half-centuries.

Deepti Sharma has played some good cricket in this tournament. She scored 156 runs at an average of 31.20 and has also scalped 10 wickets with the ball.

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

Tahlia Wilson, Smriti Mandhana (VC), Jess Duffin, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Deepti Sharma, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Sophie Molineux, Ellie Falconer, Hannah Darlington, Ella Hayward

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

Josephine Dooley, Corinne Hall, Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Phoebe Litchfield, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma (C), Sophie Molineux, Rhiann O’ Donnell, Ellie Falconer, Hannah Darlington, Issy Wong

MR-W vs PS-W Risky Captaincy Choices:

Sophie Molineux has scored 74 runs for Melbourne Renegades, while she also has picked up 8 wickets at an economy rate of under 6. She will be a risky captaincy option for your Dream11 fantasy teams.

Hannah Darlington is the leading wicket-taker for Sydney Thunder Women this season. It’s worth a risk to pick her as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Lauren Smith has taken only 4 wickets after featuring in 10 matches in this competition. Hence, it is advisable to avoid her 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.