Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 52, Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 52, Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Top-order batters such as Amy Ellen Jones and Erin Fazackerly must be preferred with the batting-friendly conditions on offer at the venue.

Perth Scorchers Women
Perth Scorchers Women. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 52nd match of the WBBL 2019 between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes will be played at the Lilac Hill Park in Perth.

The match starts at 5:00 PM local time (6:00 AM GMT) (11:30 AM IST). This match can be streamed live on Fancode in India.

Preview:

Perth Scorchers require a win on Saturday to seal their place in the top four as they face Hobart Hurricanes at Lilac Park. The Scorchers come into this game on the back of three consecutive wins with Meg Lanning and Nat Sciver in supreme form. Their opponents, Hobart Hurricanes have only won a couple of games and cannot breach into the top four in the Points Table.

Although Chloe Tyron has been striking the ball well in the lower order, Hobart Hurricanes haven’t been able to strike a balance between bat and ball in the tournament. They will enter this game as the underdogs with there being nothing to lose for them. With there being a possibility of Perth Scorchers missing out on a semi-final berth, they will be on their toes in this crucial clash in Perth.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather is all clear for this game with there being no cloud cover and chance of rainfall. The humidity of 20% is expected at the start of the game, according to AccuWeather. The temperature will range from 23 to 26 degrees Celsius during the course of the game. The conditions will not change drastically as the game progresses.


Pitch Condition/Report:

Both games at the Lilac Park have seen relatively high scoring games so far with Perth Scorchers ending up on the winning side. A good batting track should be on offer once again with the average score being 158. Pacers will get sufficient help from the surface with the powerplay overs being crucial to the outcome of the match.

Average first innings score:  158 ( Two WBBL 2019-20 game played here )

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

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Perth Scorchers:

Amy Jones (WK), Meg Lanning (C), Nat Sciver, Nicole Bolton, Georgia Redmayne, Heather Graham, Chloe Piparo,  Jemma Barsby, Sam Betts, Kim Garth, Taneale Peschel

Bench: Mathilda Carmichae, Amy Edgar, Kath Hempenstall, Emma King

Hobart Hurricanes:

Erin Fazackerly, Fran Wilson, Heather Knight, Nicola Carey, Corinne Hall (C), Chloe Tryon, Sasha Maloney, Maisy Gibson, Belinda Vakarewa, Emma Manix-Geeves, Tayla Vlaeminck

Bench: Meg Phillips, Stefanie Daffara


Top Picks:

Amy Ellen Jones has complemented Meg Lanning pretty well at the top of the order. She has scored 391 runs at an average of 35.55 and looks good for more runs on Saturday. Her fellow team-mate, Nat Sciver is in fine form as well. With 321 runs and six wickets to her name, Sciver provides the balance to the Perth side.

Belinda Vakarewa is the highest wicket-taker in WBBL 05 with 19 wickets in just eleven outings for the Hurricanes. Heather Knight is Hobart’s best bet with the bat with her international expertise bound to come in handy in this game.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain –  Amy Ellen Jones, Nat Sciver, Heather Knight

Vice-Captain – Belinda Vakarewa, Heather Graham, Erin Fazackerley

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Amy Ellen Jones

Batsmen – Erin Fazackerley, Fran Wilson, Nicole Bolton

All-Rounders – Heather Graham, Nicola Carey, Nat Sciver (C), Heather Knight (VC)

Bowlers – Belinda Vakarewa, Maisy Gibson, Teneale Peschel

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Amy Ellen Jones (C)

Batsmen – Corinne Hall, Erin Fazackerly (VC), Meg Lanning, Chloe Tyron

All-Rounders – Nat Sciver, Heather Graham, Heather Knight

Bowlers – Jemma Barsby, Maisy Gibson, Sam Betts

Perth-Scorchers-vs-Hobart-Hurricanes


Expert Advice:

Top-order batters such as Amy Ellen Jones and Erin Fazackerly must be preferred with the batting-friendly conditions on offer at the venue.

Death-over specialists are also pretty handy for this game with Belinda Vakarewa and Heather Graham fitting the bill perfectly for the Dream11 contest.

Probable Winners:

Perth Scorchers is the favourites 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.