SS-W vs MS-W: The seventh edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will start on October 14 and the tournament will be played across different venues in Australia. The T20 league will see a total of 59 matches being played among eight teams with the final being scheduled on November 27.
Meanwhile, the first match of the WBBL 2021 will be played between Sydney Sixers Women and Melbourne Stars Women at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
Sydney Sixers Women had an average season last year, winning six of their 14 matches. They missed out on the opportunity of making it into the knockouts and finished fifth in the points table with 14 points.
Melbourne Stars Women, on the other hand, had an excellent run in the last season of the tournament as they won 8 of their 14 matches and finished at the top of the points table with 19 points. However, they lost in the finals against Sydney Thunder Women by 7 wickets.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats, updates and dream11 predictions and fantasy cricket tips for Match 1 of the Women’s Big Bash League, 2021.
SS-W vs MS-W Match Details
- Match: Sydney Sixers Women vs Melbourne Stars Women, Match 1
- Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
- Time: 2:10 PM (IST)
- Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
- Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
SS-W vs MS-W Pitch Report
The Bellerive Oval is known to be a batting paradise and it was no different in the last BBL season either. The teams batting first enjoyed more success but with this being the first match, the side winning the toss is expected to bowl first.
SS-W vs MS-W Probable Playing XI
Sydney Sixers Women Playing XI
Ellyse Perry (C), Alyssa Healy (WK), Radha Yadav, Erin Burns, Emma Hughes, Shafali Verma, Nicole Bolton, Angela Reakes, Maitlan Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Stella Campbell.
Melbourne Stars Women Playing XI
Meg Lanning (C), Nicole Faltum, Annabel Sutherland, Lucy Cripps, Elyse Villani, Sophie Day, Anna Lanning, Tess Flintoff, Erin Osborne, Maia Bouchier, Kim Garth.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 100 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
Sydney Sixers Women & Melbourne Stars Women Last 5 Matches Stats
SS-W vs MS-W Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (WBBL 2020)|
|Meg Lanning||493 Runs|
|Ellyse Perry||390 Runs & 8 Wickets|
|Alyssa Healy||402 Runs|
|Elyse Villani||360 Runs|
|Ashleigh Gardner||93 Runs & 6 Wickets|
SS-W vs MS-W Captaincy Picks
- Meg Lanning
- Alyssa Healy
- Shafali Verma
SS-W vs MS-W Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Akshay Wadkar
- Batsmen: Meg Lanning, Elyse Villani, Anna Lanning, Shafali Verma
- All-Rounders: Nicole Bolton, Ellyse Perry
- Bowlers: Radha Yadav, Stella Campbell, Sophie Day, Tess Flintoff
- Captain: Meg Lanning
- Vice-Captain: Alyssa Healy
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Alyssa Healy
- Batsmen: Meg Lanning, Erin Burns, Shafali Verma
- All-Rounders: Ellyse Perry, Annabel Sutherland, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth
- Bowlers: Maitlan Brown, Tess Flintoff, Sophie Day
- Captain: Shafali Verma
- Vice-Captain: Ellyse Perry
Probable Winner Of The Match
Melbourne Stars Women is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.