Tahlia McGrath has changed the outgoing Suzie Bates because the skipper of the Strikers.
Sydney Thunder and Adelaide Strikers are set to cross swords in Match No.3 of the 2021 WBBL on Saturday, October 16 at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. The Thunder have been handled a couple of jolts after Heather Knight and Tammy Beaumont didn’t renew their contract with the crew for this season.
Furthermore, Rachael Haynes is prone to miss many of the match. The southpaw is recovering from hamstring damage and she or he additionally grew to become a mum or dad not too long ago. Hannah Darlington will lead the crew in her absence. The Thunder, nonetheless, have picked the Indian duo of Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma.
The likes of Sammy-Jo Johnson and Sam Bates are anticipated to steer their bowling assault. The Strikers, in the meantime, have named Tahlia McGrath as their captain after Suzie Bates pulled out of the match. The main target will even be on Megan Schutt, who has been Australia’s standout bowler.
Match – Sydney Thunder Girls vs Adelaide Strikers Girls – Match 3
Venue – Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Time – 01:35 PM IST, 08:05 AM GMT
The place to observe dwell – Sony Sports activities Community, Sony LIV
The pitch in Hobart is anticipated to be good for batting. The bowlers might not have rather a lot to cheer for. A detailed sport appears to be in retailer for Saturday. Batting second needs to be the popular choice for groups. The temperature might be across the nine-degree Celsius mark.
Avg first innings rating: 180 (1 match within the WBBL 2021 at Hobart)
Report of chasing groups: Gained – 1, Misplaced – 0, Tied – 0
Possible Taking part in XIs
Sydney Thunder Girls
Smriti Mandhana, Kate Peterson/Anika Learoyd, Phoebe Litchfield, Emily Smith (WK), Deepti Sharma, Corinne Corridor, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Hannah Darlington (C), Isabelle Wong, Lauren Smith, Samantha Bates
Bench: Kate Peterson/Anika Learoyd, Olivia Porter, Jessica Davidson, Tahlia Wilson
Adelaide Strikers Girls
Tahlia McGrath (C), Laura Wolvaardt, Katie Mack, Dane van Niekerk, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Tegan McPharlin (WK), Amanda-Jade Wellington, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown, Sarah Coyte
Bench: Nell Bryson Smith, Jemma Barsby, Meagan Dixon, Madeline Penna
Performed – 12 | Sydney Thunder Girls – 6 | Adelaide Strikers Girls – 5 | N/R – 0
Performed – 3 | Sydney Thunder Girls – 2 | Adelaide Strikers Girls – 1 | N/R – 0
Possible finest batter of the match
Laura Wolvaardt— Adelaide Strikers
Laura Wolvaardt was stupendous with the bat in hand for the Strikers within the earlier version of the WBBL. The South Africa batter notched 347 runs from 14 matches at a mean of 26.69 and a strike fee of 104.83. She has been spectacular for her nationwide crew and for different home sides as nicely. Wolvaardt is once more anticipated to step up within the prime order.
Possible finest bowler of the match
Amanda-Jade Wellington– Adelaide Strikers
Amanda-Jade Wellington has been a real wicket-taker for whichever facet she has represented in current occasions. Within the earlier WBBL season, the leg-spinner picked up 17 wickets and was the second-highest wicket-taker for the Strikers within the match. Earlier this yr, Wellington additionally did nicely for the Southern Courageous within the inaugural Girls’s Hundred.
Today’s match prediction: Adelaide Strikers to win the match.