Women's Big Bash League, 17th Match: MR-W vs SS-W: Dream11 Tips

Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 17, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Ellyse Perry continues to be a crucial player to be made as captain or vice-captain.

Alyssa Healy
Alyssa Healy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 17th match of the 2019 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will be played between and Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers at the W.A.C.A Ground in Perth.

The match starts at 12:10 PM local time (4:10 AM GMT) (9:40 AM IST).

The game will be live on Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD in India. Live streaming available on Sony Liv.


Melbourne Renegades will take on Sydney Sixers on Saturday at the WACA Ground where they lost the last-ball thriller against the hosts Perth Scorchers on Friday. In the game continuously troubled by the rain, Danielle Wyatt scored an unbeaten 51-ball 74 to help the Renegades finish on 134/1 in 15 overs. The Scorchers chased down the revised target of 73 in the restricted seven overs on the last ball.

With three defeats from five matches, the Renegades look to gain full points against Sydney Sixers. The Ellyse Perry-led team hasn’t played to his potential winning two of the three matches. They lost to defending champions Brisbane Heat by a huge 92-run margin which affected their NRR and placed them at No.6 in the table. They will be playing twice at the WACA Ground this weekend.

Weather Condition/Report:

The game on Friday at the W.A.C.A ground was interrupted by constant showers. However, the game to start at 12:10 PM local is likely to have only cloud cover.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Friday’s game was played on a track with green tinge which is likely to be removed for the Saturday matches. The Scorchers and Renegades were involved in a high-scoring game repeatedly interrupted by showers. However, it could be on the slower side in the second innings depending on the weather.

Average first innings score: 142 (WBBL games in 2017/18)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 1

Injury and Availability Updates:

Claire Koski suffered an injury while fielding in the last over of the match on Friday.

Probable Playing XIs:

Melbourne Renegades:

Danielle Wyatt, Sophie Molineux, Tammy Beaumont, Carly Leeson, Courtney Webb, Jess Duffin (C), Josie Dooley (WK), Maitlan Brown, Georgia Wareham, Molly Strano, Lea Tahuhu.

Bench: Claire Koski, Erica Kershaw.

Sydney Sixers:

Ellyse Perry (C), Alyssa Healy (WK), Ashleigh Gardner, Dane Van Niekerk, Erin Burns, Marizanne Kapp, Hayley Silver-Holmes, Maddy Darke, Sarah Aley, Jodie Hicks, Lauren Smith.

Bench: Stella Campbell, Alisha Bates.

Top Picks:

Danielle Wyatt showed her class with an unbeaten 74 against the Scorchers. It was her 2nd fifty in this season from 5 matches. Georgia Wareham didn’t have greatest of tournaments to start off but picked up two wickets in two balls on Friday. Jess Duffin has three 25+ scores including a fifty this season but didn’t get chance to bat. Dane Van Niekerk marked her comeback with two wickets while her partner Marizanne Kapp bagged a hat-trick.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Ellyse Perry, Danielle Wyatt, Sophie Molineux, Alyssa Healy

Vice-Captain – Ashleigh Gardner, Dane Van Niekerk, Tammy Beaumont, Jess Duffin

Ellyse Perry continues to be a crucial player to be made as captain or vice-captain.

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Josie Dooley, Alyssa Healy

Batters – Ashleigh Gardner, Erin Burns, Jess Duffin

All-Rounders – Sophie Molineux, Danielle Wyatt (C), Ellyse Perry (VC)

Bowlers – Hayley Silver-Holmes, Georgia Wareham, Sarah Aley

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Josie Dooley

Batters – Courtney Webb, Tammy Beaumont, Ashleigh Gardner

All-Rounders – Dane Van Niekerk, Sophie Molineux (VC), Ellyse Perry (C)

Bowlers – Molly Strano, Georgia Wareham, Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Aley


Expert Advice:

There are few bowlers in the Sixers’ camp who can cause trouble to Danielle Wyatt. In all likelihood, she is expected to end up with a big score like on Friday or get dismissed for a single-digit score.

Probable Winners:

Sydney Sixers are expected to record their 2nd straight win.

*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.