MS-W vs PS-W Semi-Final 1 Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Stars Women vs Perth Scorchers Women – 25 November 2020 (Sydney)
Melbourne Stars Women will take on Perth Scorchers Women in the Semi-Final Match of The Women’s Big Bash League 2020 which, will be played at the North Sydney Oval in Sydney. The colossal women’s club tournament has finally reached its knockout stages.
Melbourne Stars were brilliant in the league stages of the tournament and emerged as the table-toppers. They won eight of their games and dominated almost every opposition. Perth Scorchers, on the other hand, struggled in the middle-phase of the tournament but accelerated at the right time. The form of Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney has been a blessing for this side.
Pitch Report – The pitch is expected to favour the batters and 150 can be a good score on this track. We can expect the pacers to get some help from this pitch.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:35 PM, 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, Katherine Brunt.
Perth Scorchers Women – Beth Mooney, Sophie Devine, Amy Jones, Chloe Piparo, Heather Graham, Mathlida Carmichael, Nicole Bolton, Samantha Betts, Sarah Glenn, Taneale Peschel, Piepa Cleary.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
N Sciver, B Mooney, S Devine, S Glenn, and M du Preez.
MS-W vs PS-W Team Wicket-Keeper
B Mooney (Price 10.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Mooney has been terrific in the tournament so far. She is the highest run-scorer till now and has scored 524 runs at an average of 58.22. Beth just cannot be dropped from this game.
MS-W vs PS-W Team Batsmen
M du Preez (Price 9.5) and E Villani (Price 9) will be our batters from Melbourne Stars Women. Preez has batted well in the tournament and is in the list of top-10 run-scorers. She has scored 375 runs at an average of 37.50 whereas, Villani is also a really good opener and has scored at an average of 31. Both of them bats in the top-order for their side.
C Piparo (Price 8) will be our batter from the Perth Scorchers. She is going to bat at the number 4 slot and has played some decent knocks in the tournament so far. Piparo is majorly picked to manage credits in this game.
[Meg Lanning has not been picked due to credits issues in this game]
MS-W vs PS-W Team All-Rounders
N Sciver (Price 10.5) 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 joint-highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 18 wickets under her belt.
S Devine (Price 11) and H Graham (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Perth Scorchers Women. Devine is the 3rd highest run-scorer of the tournament and has scored 448 runs at an average of 56 with five wickets in her bowling as well whereas, Graham is in good form and has picked eleven wickets in this season. Both of them are brilliant players.
MS-W vs PS-W Team Bowlers
T Peschel (Price 8.5) and S Glenn (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Perth Scorchers Women. Both of them have bowled really well in the tournament and have picked 13 & 16 wickets respectively so far. They are wicket-takers and expected to earn a lot of points.
T Flintoff (Price 8) and S Day (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars Women. Both of them have picked ten wickets each in the tournament so far. They are genuine wicket-takers and are available in very few credits.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars Women will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Sophie Devine and Natalie Sciver
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Beth Mooney and Mignon du Preez
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