Melbourne Stars Women lost both the matches they played against Hobart Hurricanes Women by 20 runs and 5 wickets respectively. In their recent match no batsman stayed for long on the pitch and Tess Flintoff’s spells made it easier for Hobart Hurricanes to chase.
Whereas, Sydney Sixers Women lost their recent match against Brisbane Heat Women after beginning with a win. Sydney Sixers’ whole batting lineup collapsed in the last match, unlike their first match where they gave 192 runs of a target to their opponent.
Melbourne Stars Women Team News
Injuries: No injuries updates
Team combination: Elyse Villani and Lizelle Lee will open the innings for Melbourne Stars Women and will be followed by Emma Inglis and Mignon du Preez. Whereas Erin Osborne, Nicola Hancock and Kristen Beams will be delivering overs.
Underwhelming forms: 1. Wicketkeeper KJ Martin is playing a sorry cricket form last 2 matches. She has scored 4 runs in 2 innings with an average of 2.00.
Possible changes: KJ Martin could get replaced with Nicole Faltum in the coming match.
Annabel Sutherland is out of the squad, Holly Ferling could take her spot.
Predicted XIs: Erin Osborne, Elyse Villani (c), Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Katey Martin/Nicole Faltum, Kristen Beams, Emma Inglis, Annabel Sutherland, Chloe Rafferty, Nicola Hancock, Tess Flintoff
Melbourne Stars Women Squad: Tess Flintoff, Nicola Hancock, Elyse Villani (c), Katey Martin, Erin Osborne, Kristen Beams, Mignon du Preez, Nicole Faltum, Emma Inglis, Lizelle Lee, Madeline Penna, Chloe Rafferty, Holly Ferling
Sydney Sixers Women Team News
Injuries: Lauren Cheatle is not the part of squad due to an injury
Team combination: Alyssa Healy and Ellyse Perry will initiate the innings for Sydney Sixers, followed by Ashleigh Gardner and Marizanne Kapp. On the bowling side, Marizanne Kapp, Ashleigh Gardner, Sarah Aley and Hayley Silver-holmes will do the spells
Underwhelming forms 1. Erin Burns has scored 18 runs in 2 games with an average of 9.00 and has taken 1 wicket with an economy of 10.16.
2. S Campbell is helping the team with the ball nor with the bat.
Possible changes: 1. Erin Burns would get replaced with Dane van Niekerk for this match.
Predicted XIs: Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Aley, Ashleigh Gardner, Jodie Hicks, Lauren Smith, Erin Burns/Dane van Niekerk, Stella Campbell/Alisha Bates, Hayley Silver-holmes, Maddy Darke
Sydney Sixers Women Squad: Alyssa Healy (wk), Ellyse Perry (c), Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Aley, Ashleigh Gardner, Jodie Hicks, Lauren Smith, Erin Burns, Stella Campbell, Hayley Silver-holmes, Maddy Darke, Dane van Niekerk, Alisha Bates
Melbourne Stars Women
Player to avoid: KJ Martin, EJ Villani
Sydney Sixers Women
Player to avoid: Erin Burns, S Campbell
Wicket Keeper: A Healy
Batsmen: L Lee(VC), P D Preez, A Gardner
All-Rounders: E Osborne, T Flintoff, E Perry(C)
Bowlers: K Beams, S Aley, L Smith, H Silver Homes
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