Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 53, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder– Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report Injury Update

Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 53, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder– Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report Injury Update

Melbourne Renegades are ranked 5th with 12 points in the on-going tournament.

Danielle Wyatt
Danielle Wyatt. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 53rd match of the 2019 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder at the Junction Oval in Melbourne

The match starts at 10:30 AM local time (11:40 PM GMT) (5:10 AM IST). Live streaming of this match will be available on Fan code in India.

Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

It will be a crucial game for both Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder if they want to stay in contention to qualify for the semi-final of WBBL 2019.

Renegades are ranked 5th with 12 points in the on-going tournament. For Renegades, Danielle Wyatt has given some commendable performances with the bat. She has amassed 418 runs in 12 games at a brilliant strike rate of 130.02. She would look to replicate her form in the upcoming game against Thunders. In bowling, they have Molly Strano, who has bagged as many as 15 wickets in 12 matches. Moreover, Maitlan Brown and Jess Duffin have also given some decent performances in their respective departments. 

For Thunders, who are just below, Renegades with 11 points are short of a team effort. Their players have given performances but in pieces. So, they would be eager to come up with some more effort in the upcoming game. With the likes of Rachel Priest, Alex Blackwell and Rachael Haynes, they boast strong batting line up, who are capable to outclass any bowling line up on their best days.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather on the matchday is expected to be cool with few chances of rain that could intervene in the clash between Renegades and Thunder. However, the temperature is expected to hover between 12 and 14 Degree celsius during the game time according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track will favour batters of both sides at the Junction Oval. However, the spinners will play an important role as the match progresses. But, the team winning the toss are likely to bowl first as per the trends. The teams have found it easy to chase at this venue.

Average first innings score: 145 (Four WBBL 2019 games played at the venue)

Record of Chasing Team: Won – 4, Lost – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Sydney Thunder:

Rachael Priest (WK), Naomi Stalenberg, Rachael Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Rachel Trenaman, Hannah Darlington, Shabnim Ismail, Saskia Horley, Samantha Bates, Lisa Griffith, Rene Farrell.

Bench: Olivia Porter, Tahlia Wilson

Melbourne Renegades:

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

Bench: Courtney Neale, Erica Kershaw

Top Picks:

Danielle Wyatt is playing in red hot form with the bat. She has amassed 418 runs in her 12 outings. She will be an important player for any Dream11 Fantasy side. Hannah Darlington has done a commendable job with the ball in the ongoing tournament. She has grabbed as many as 14 wickets in 12 matches for her side and will be an important player to watch in the encounter.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Danielle Wyatt, Rachael Haynes, Molly Strano, Hannah Darlington

Vice-Captain – Tammy Beaumont, Rachael Priest, Molly Strano

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Rachael Priest (VC), Josephine Dooley

Batsmen – Tammy Beaumont, Jess Duffin, Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield

All-Rounders –  Danielle Wyatt (C), Hannah Darlington

Bowlers – Molly Strano, Rene Farrell, Samantha Bates

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Rachael Priest

Batsmen – Tammy Beaumont, Jess Duffin, Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Rachael Haynes (C)

All-Rounders –  Danielle Wyatt (VC), Hannah Darlington

Bowlers – Molly Strano, Rene Farrell, Samantha Bates

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Expert Advice

Tammy Beaumont is still due to play a good knock in WBBL 2019 and hasn’t scored a single fifty as yet in the tournament. As per her current form, she will be a risky player to pick in the match against Thunder but will be worth for any Grand League side.

Probable Winners

Sydney Thunder is expected to win the match against Melbourne Renegades.

*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.