NZ-W vs AU-W Fantasy Prediction: New Zealand Women vs Australia Women 1st T20I – 28 March 2021 (Hamilton). Sophie Devine, Beth Mooney, and Ellyse Perry are the players to look out for in this game.
New Zealand Women will take on Australian Women in the 1st game of the three-game T20I series, which will be played at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.
New Zealand Women lost their last series against England Women, whereas they will now face a tougher opponent in Australia. The Australian team is full of T20 superstars, and they will be the dominating side in this series.
This pitch has been decent for batting with the average 1st innings T20I (Men’s) score being 176 runs.
Total T20I Games Played: 11; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 5
Match Details :
Time:- 11.40 AM, Ground:- Seddon Park, Hamilton.
Probable XI for both sides:-
New Zealand Women – Sophie Devine, Hayley Jensen, Amy Satterthwaite, Katey Martin, Brooke Halliday, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Rosemary Mair, Hannah Rowe, Jess Kerr, Fran Jonas.
Australia Women – Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Megan Schutt, Hannah Darlington.
NOTE:- The stats mentioned are of T20I games.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
S Devine, A Healy, E Perry, B Mooney, and J Jonassen.
NZ-W vs AU-W Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
A Healy (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper of our team. Healy has scored 2107 T20I runs at an average of 25.08, whereas her strike-rate has been 131.68. She is a destructive opener.
NZ-W vs AU-W Fantasy Batters
B Mooney (Price 9.5) and A Gardner (Price 9) will be our batters from Australia. Mooney has scored 1489 T20I runs at an average of 36.31, whereas Gardner has scored 737 T20I runs with 23 wickets in bowling. Both of them are brilliant players, whereas Mooney was the highest run-scorer of the recent Women’s BBL.
A Satterthwaite (Price 9.5) will be our batter from New Zealand. Amy has scored 1671 T20I runs in her career, whereas she has also scalped 24 wickets.
NZ-W vs AU-W Fantasy All-Rounders
E Perry (Price 9.5) and J Jonassen (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from Australia. Perry has scored 1218 T20I runs at an average of 28.32, whereas she has scalped 114 wickets in bowling. Jonassen has scalped 71 T20I wickets, whereas she was the highest wicket-taker of Women’s BBL with 22 wickets.
S Devine (Price 10) and H Jensen (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from New Zealand. Devine has scored 2457 T20I runs in her career at an average of 29.96, whereas she has scalped 94 wickets in bowling. Jensen has been opening well for the side, whereas she is a wicket-taker too.
NZ-W vs AU-W Fantasy Bowlers
G Wareham (Price 8.5) and H Darlington (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Australia. Wareham has scalped 31 T20I wickets in her career, whereas Darlington was the 2nd highest wicket-taker of Women’s BBL with 19 wickets.
R Mair (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from New Zealand. Mair has scalped 12 T20I wickets, and she bowled well in the recent series against England.
Alternate Changes: R Mair and A Gardner Out; H Rowe and M Lanning In.
Match Prediction: Australia Women are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Sophie Devine and Beth Mooney
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
All the captain’s pick + Ellyse Perry and Alyssa Healy
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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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.