Women's Big Bash League, 9th Match: AS-W vs HB-W: Dream11 Fantasy

Women’s Big Bash League 2019: Match 9, Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Sophie Devine has earned more than 100 points in both the matches this season.

Adelaide Strikers
Adelaide Strikers. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 9th match of the 2019 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane.

The match starts at 9:40 AM local time (11:40 AM GMT – Prev Day) (5:10 AM IST).

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

Preview:

Hobart Hurricanes had a tough 2018/19 season but started off the first-ever standalone WBBL in style with back to wins. They defeated Melbourne Stars twice in two days during the last weekend. On Saturday, they got a 20-run win after posting 164/5 in their 20 overs. On Sunday, they comfortably chased down the target of 137.

They will now travel to Brisbane where they face Adelaide Strikers on Saturday at the Allan Border Field. The Strikers started off the season with a win and a loss against Melbourne Renegades at home. In the first game, they comfortably chased down the target of 118 runs. On Sunday, they put a total of 152/5 in their 20 overs which the Renegades chased with an over to spare.


Weather Condition/Report:

The Allan Border Field is expected to be witness clear skies on Saturday with no chances of rain interruption.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Allan Border Field is usually a low scoring venue but on Saturday it will host two matches. The first of them will be played between the Strikers and Hurricanes. The best batting conditions are expected to witness for this match. Both the teams have enough batting to record totals up to 160.

Average first innings score: 120 (Women’s T20s since 2017)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 1

Injury and Availability Updates:

Lauren Winfield replaces Stafanie Taylor for next few matches.


Probable Playing XIs:

Adelaide Strikers:

Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates (C), Lauren Winfield, Tahlia McGrath, Bridget Patterson, Katie Mack, Tegan McPharlin (WK), Sarah Coyte, Amanda-Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt, Alex Price.

Bench: Annie O’Neil, Ellie Falconer.

Hobart Hurricanes:

Stef Daffara, Erin Fazackerley, Heather Knight, Nicola Carey, Fran Wilson, Corinne Hall (C), Chloe Tryon, Maisy Gibson, Emily Smith (WK), Belinda Vakarewa, Tayla Vlaeminck.

Bench: Sasha Moloney, Brooke Hepburn, Meg Phillips.


Top Picks:

The new role of opening the innings has helped Erin Fazackerley to earn a good number of points. Tahlia McGrath is inconsistent but she costs only 8.5 credits. Amanda-Jade Wellington is yet to make an impact with the ball but can do well if she finds some turn from the pitch. Maisy Gibson took four wickets from two games.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Sophie Devine, Heather Knight, Nicola Carey, Suzie Bates

Vice-Captain – Megan Schutt, Erin Fazackerley, Maisy Gibson, Tahlia McGrath

Sophie Devine has earned more than 100 points in both the matches this season.


Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Tegan McPharlin

Batters – Chloe Tryon, Erin Fazackerley, Bridget Patterson

All-Rounders – Nicola Carey, Sophie Devine (C), Heather Knight (VC), Tahlia McGrath

Bowlers – Megan Schutt, Belinda Vakarewa, Maisy Gibson

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Emily Smith

Batters – Chloe Tryon, Fran Wilson, Suzie Bates, Katie Mack

All-Rounders – Sophie Devine (VC), Nicola Carey (C), Heather Knight

Bowlers – Megan Schutt, Maisy Gibson, Alex Price


Expert Advice:

Sophie Devine, Heather Knight and Nicola Carey will be the most important players in the fantasy team for this game. Devine opens the innings while Knight and Carey bat in the top five.

Probable Winners:

Hobart Hurricanes are expected to register their 3rd consecutive win of the tournament.

*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.