WNCL 2019-20: Match 22, New South Wales Women vs Tasmania Women– Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner and Rachel Haynes are on national duty with the tri-nation series in progress and they will not play this match.

Alyssa Healy, Ashleigh Gardner and Rachel Haynes are on national duty with the tri-nation series in progress and they will not play this match.
Hannah Darlington. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

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Match Details:

The 22nd match of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) 2019-20 will be played between New South Wales (NSW) Women and Tasmania Women at the North Sydney Oval No.1 in North Sydney.

The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (4:30 AM IST) (11:00 AM GMT – Previous Day).

Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

The New South Wales Women will face the Tasmania Women in the match 22 of the ongoing WNCL season in Australia. The NSW are at the top of the points table and have more or less sealed their place in the final which is set to take place on February 16. They have won five out of six matches so far and their only loss came against Victoria.

Tasmania Tigers, on the other hand, have struggled throughout their campaign. They have managed to win only two matches in six attempts and are at the fifth position with nine points to their name. They are almost out of the race to make it to the finals and will be looking to put up a decent show. They are coming off two losses against Victoria and are facing the NSW for the first time this season.

Weather Report

It will be a cloudy day in North Sydney on Thursday. However, the rain is not likely to play the spoilsport with the temperature expected to hover in the early 20s according to AccuWeather.

Pitch Report

This is the first match of the season at the venue. There is not much information about the behaviour of the surface at the North Sydney Oval No.1. Though historically it has hosted some high-scoring matches as it is also smallish in size.

Average first innings score: N/A

Record of the chasing teams: N/A

Injury & Availability News

Rachel Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner and Alyssa Healy are on national duty and won’t be part of this match. NSW have named three potential debutants in Hannah Darlington, Maddy Darke and Anika Learoyd in their 13-member squad for the next two matches.

Nicola Carey of Tasmania is on national duty and might not be available for this game. Her replacement is not yet named.

Probable Playing XIs

New South Wales Women

Naomi Stalenberg, Anika Learoyd, Tahlia Wilson (WK), Phoebe Litchfield, Hannah Darlington, Saskia Horley, Rachel Trenaman, Lisa Griffith (C), Rene Farrell, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Stella Campbell

Bench – Maddy Darke, Sarah Aley

Tasmania Women

Hollie Armitage, Stefani Daffara/Erin Fazackerley, Meg Phillips, Emma Thompson, Corinne Hall, Sasha Moloney, Maisy Gibson, Brooke Hepburn (C), Emma Manis-Geeves (WK), Belinda Vakarewa, Samantha Bates.

Bench – Stefanie Daffara/Erin Fazackerley, Emily Smith.

Top Picks

Tahlia Wilson has been the highest run-getter for NSW this season. She has scored 214 runs in six innings at an average of 53.50 and three half-centuries. Apart from her, Phoebe Litchfield (162 runs) and Naomi Stalenberg (148 runs) have been performing decently with the bat. Hannah Darlington is an exciting addition to the NSW squad. She bats in the middle order and also bowls well.

She picked eight wickets in her last three matches which she played in New Zealand Cricket Women’s T20 tournament last month. Rene Farrell (13 wickets) and Hayley Silver-Holmes (10 wickets) are the top bowlers for the team. These players should be picked in your Dream11 Fantasy team.

For Tasmania, Meg Phillips should be one of your top picks. She has scored 137 runs in six outings opening the innings and has picked eight wickets with the ball as well. The skipper Corinne Hall (199 runs in six inns) is another consistent performer for the team. Belinda Wakarewa (5 wickets) and Maisy Gibson (9 wickets) will be key bowlers for the team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Tahlia Wilson, Hannah Darlington, Meg Phillips

Vice-Captain Options: Rene Farrell, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Corinne Hall

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Tahlia Wilson (VC)

Batters – Naomi Stalenberg, Phoebe Litchfield, Corinne Hall

All-Rounders – Rene Farrell, Meg Phillips (C), Hannah Darlington

Bowlers – Hayley Silver-Holmes, Belinda Vakarewa, Samantha Bates, Maisy Gibson

Suggested Playing XI for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Tahlia Wilson

Batters – Phoebe Litchfield, Stefanie Daffara, Hollie Armitage

All-Rounders – Rene Farrell (VC), Rachel Trenaman, Meg Phillips, Hannah Darlington (C)

Bowlers – Hayley Silver-Holmes, Brooke Hepburn, Samantha Bates.

Expert Advice

Most of the users have picked the likes of Healy, Gardner, Haynes and Carey in their Dream11 Fantasy team. Do not pick them in your team.

Probable Winners

New South Wales Women are expected to win this match.

*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.