MS-W vs HB-W Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Stars Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women – 18 November 2020 (Sydney)
Melbourne Stars Women will take on Hobart Hurricanes Women in the League Match of The Women’s Big Bash League 2020 which will be played at the Hurstville Oval in Sydney. This is the first major Women’s league after the Covid-19 outbreak and, some world-class players will be on display.
The Stars have earned 17 points in the tournament till now and are currently at the top of the table whereas, the Hurricanes are at the 2nd last position with 8 points under their name. This is going to be an important game for the Hurricanes.
Pitch Report – The pitch is expected to favour the batters and 140 can be a good score on this track. Spinners are going to have a say in this game.
Match Details :
Time:- 9:00 AM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Stars Women – Meg Lanning, Elyse Villani, Mignon du Preez, Natalie Sciver, Annabel Sutherland, Tess Flintoff, Alana King, Nicole Faltum, Sophie Day, Holly Ferling, Rosemary Mair.
Hobart Hurricanes Women – Naomi Stalenberg, Rachel Priest, Hayley Matthews, Nicola Carey, Chloe Tryon, Corinne Hall, Sasha Moloney, Emma Thompson, Amy Smith, Brooke Hepburn, Belinda Vakarewa.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
M Du Preez, M Lanning, R Priest, H Matthews, and N Sciver.
MS-W vs HB-W Team Wicket-Keeper
R Priest (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Priest is in wonderful form and has scored 290 runs at an average of 41.43 in the tournament so far. She has to be the clear pick in this category.
MS-W vs HB-W Team Batsmen
M Lanning (Price 10.5), M Du Preez (Price 9.5), and E Villani (Price 9) will be our batters from Melbourne Stars Women. Lanning is a superstar player and is currently the 2nd highest run-scorer of the tournament with 360 runs under her name at an average of 51.43 whereas, Preez is the 4th highest run-scorer and has scored 318 runs at an average of 39.75. Villani, on the other hand, is also a wonderful opener and has scored at an average of 27.
N Stalenberg (Price 8.5) will be our batter from the Hobart Hurricanes. She has been not been in great form recently but, she opens the innings for her side and is a good player.
MS-W vs HB-W Team All-Rounders
N Sciver (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from the Melbourne Stars Women. Sciver is amongst one of the world’s best players in the women’s circuit and is in wonderful form as well. She is the second highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 15 wickets under her belt.
N Carey (Price 9.5) ad H Matthews (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Hobart Hurricanes Women. Matthews is a T20 superstar and has picked eleven wickets in the tournament so far whereas, she has played some really good knocks with the bat as well. She is a wonderful player in this format. Carey, on the other hand, has picked eight wickets in the tournament and has played some good knocks with the bat.
MS-W vs HB-W Team Bowlers
A King (Price 8.5) and S Day (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars Women. King has picked nine wickets in the tournament so far and is their best bowler after Sciver whereas, Day is in a good form and has picked five wickets in the last couple of games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
B Hepburn (Price 8) will be our bowler from the Hobart Hurricanes Women. Hepburn is majorly picked to manage credits in this game. She also picked a couple of wickets in the last game.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars Women will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Natalie Sciver and Hayley Matthews
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Meg Lanning and Mignon du Preez
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report, and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.