WB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Team Prediction | Wellington Blaze vs Auckland Hearts | Women’s Super Smash | Match 1 | 24th Dec 2020
In the first match of Women’s Super Smash 2020, Wellington Blaze will take on Auckland Hearts. This is the rematch of the 2019/2020 final which Wellington went on to win by 36 runs, thanks to Sophie Devine’s fifty in the final. In the last season, Wellington was unbeaten in the tournament winning all their 10 league matches. With most of the top players returning for this contest, they will begin as the favorites to lift the title once again.
Auckland, on the other hand, won 6 out of their 10 matches last season. They obviously will look to better their performance here and for that, a lot depends on Kate Perkins. She once again will be the player to watch out for here. Let’s go through WB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Team Prediction for the upcoming encounter of Women’s Super Smash 2020-21.
Date & Time: 24th December, 2:40 AM IST
Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington
The pitch will assist both batters and bowlers here. The team batting first will have the upper hand as conditions tend to get slower as the match progresses. Also, the short boundaries will be a plus for the batters.
Average 1st inns score at this venue- 158
Highest score- 200
Lowest score- 48
Total matches played at this venue- 24
Matches won by the team batting first- 15
Matches won by the team batting second- 8
Wellington Blaze: Olivia Boivin, Rebecca Burns, Tash Codyre, Sophie Devine, Dee Doughty, Maddy Green, Antonia Hamilton, Xara Jetly, Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Caitlin King, Jamie Mason-Jones, Jess McFadyen, Beth Molony, Thamsyn Newton, Georgia Plimmer and Maneka Singh.
Auckland Hearts: Bella Armstrong, Jane Barnett, Skye Bowden, Sarah Carnachan, Lauren Down, Izzy Gaze, Holly Huddleston, Amie Hucker, Fran Jonas, Yaz Kareem, Arlene Kelly, Tariel Lamb, Regina Lilii(c), Roz McNeill, Molly Penfold, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Jesse Prasad, Saachi Shahri and Natasha van Tilburg.
WB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Team News:
As per our WB-W vs AH-W team news, While Wellington Blaze will be boosted by the return of Amelia Kerr and Maddy Green who are back from Big Bash League stint, the team will miss out on Sophie Devine, the player of the tournament in the last edition for the match as she is yet to return from Australia. This means the team will see a few debuts and there is a high chance that both Georgia Plimmer and seamer Natasha Codyre could make their debut today.
All eyes on Lauren Down as the team will be hoping for a big performance from the skipper. Most of the players who had played in the final in the last edition will feature in this game, including the four White Ferns players- Lauren Down, Holly Huddleston, Katie Perkins, and Anna Peterson. Molly Penfold might make her debut in this match today. This is the only news available from Auckland Hearts dugout for the upcoming affair.
WBW vs AHW Dream11 Prediction, Line-Ups:
WBW Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Jess McFadyen
Batsmen: Maddy Green, Rebecca Burns, Caitlin King, Georgia Plimmer
All-rounders: Amelia Kerr, Thamsyn Newton
Bowlers: Jess Kerr, Beth Molony, Xara Jetly, Maneka Singh
AHW Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Sarah Carnachan
Batsmen: Lauren Down, Kate Perkins, Regina Lilii, Saachi Shahri
All-rounders: Anna Peterson, Bella Armstrong, Arlene Kelly
Bowlers: Roz McNeill, Fran Jonas, Holly Huddleston
Captain Pick for WBW vs AHW Dream11 Team
Option 1: Amelie Kerr
Amelie Kerr needs no introduction. She enjoyed an excellent outing in the WBBL where she ended up with 17 wickets with an economy rate lesser than 6.
Option 2: Kate Perkins
Kate Perkins will be the player to watch out for here. She has vast experience as well. She has 2067 runs in her T20 career with an average close to 25.
Option 1: Anna Peterson
Anna Peterson will be opening the innings for Auckland. She has 1245 runs to her name and also has 81 wickets.
Option 2: Maddy Green
Maddy Green is likely to open the innings in this contest. She has 2027 runs in her T20 career with 6 fifties to her name.
Top Five Picks For WB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Team:
Lauren Down- 67 matches- 871 runs- 18 wickets
Jess Kerr- 37 matches- 103 runs- 31 wickets
Holly Huddleston- 108 matches- 703 runs- 64 wickets
Arlene Kelly- 54 matches- 234 runs- 44 wickets
Bella Armstrong- 30 matches- 107 runs- 28 wickets
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WB-W vs AH-W Team11 Team Prediction: Who will win the match
Since this is the first match of the tournament, it is difficult to predict the winner. But as per our WB-W vs AH-W Dream11 Team Prediction Auckland will begin this contest as the favorite as Wellington will miss out on the services of Sophie Devine in this match.