WAU vs SAU Fantasy Prediction: Western Australia vs South Australia – 2 March 2021 (Perth). Shaun Marsh and Alex Carey will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Western Australia will take on South Australia in the league match of the Marsh One Day Cup. The Premier ODD competition is finally getting underway in Australia.
Western Australia are the defending champions, whereas South Australia finished in third position. However, the defending champions are missing a majority of their senior players, whereas South Africa almost have a full-strength squad. This game should be an interesting one.
Pitch Report – This pitch is generally a very good batting surface with a little help for the pacers.
Match Details :
Time:- 7:30 AM IST Stadium:- WACA Ground, Perth
Probable XI for both sides:-
Western Australia – Cameron Bancroft, Sam Whiteman, Shaun Marsh, Josh Inglis, Chris Green, Hilton Cartwright, Aaron Hardie, Joel Paris, Matt Kelly, Liam Guthrie, Liam O’Connor.
South Australia – Jake Weatherald, Callum Ferguson, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Tom Cooper, Jake Lehmann, Cameron Valente, Daniel Worrall, Wes Agar, Joe Mennie, Peter Hatzoglou.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Carey, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Jake Weatherald, and Callum Ferguson.
WAU vs SAU Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) and Josh Inglis (Price 8.5) will be our wicket-keepers. Carey scored 279 runs at an average of 46.50 last season, whereas he scored 425 runs in the recent BBL 10. Inglis scored 413 runs in the Big Bash League at an average of 34.41, whereas his strike-rate was 140.00. Both of them are aggressive keeper-batsmen.
WAU vs SAU Team Batsmen
Shaun Marsh (Price 10) and Cameron Bancroft (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Western Australia. Marsh scored 389 runs at an average of 55.57 last season, whereas he scored 312 runs in the BBL 10. Bancroft is coming on the back of a first-class century, whereas he scored 281 runs at an average of 40.14 last season. Both of them are top-order players.
Jake Weatherald (Price 9) and Callum Ferguson (Price 9) will be our batsmen from South Australia. Weatherald scored 433 runs in the recent BBL 10 at an average of 36.08, whereas his strike-rate was 141.04. Ferguson scored 403 runs at an average of 57.57 last season, whereas he scored 405 runs in BBL 10. Both of them are experienced individuals.
WAU vs SAU Team All-Rounders
Travis Head (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from South Australia. Head underperformed last season, but he is an international level player who bats in the top-order and bowls a few overs.
Cameron Green (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Western Australia. Green is a talented all-rounder, and he is coming on the back of a brilliant first-class form.
WAU vs SAU Team Bowlers
Matt Kelly (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Western Australia. Kelly scalped six wickets in five games last season, and he is a talented wicket-taker.
[You can also take Daniel Worrall instead of Matt Kelly]
Wes Agar (Price 8.5) and Peter Hatzoglou (Price 8) will be our bowlers from South Australia. Agar scalped 11 wickets last season, whereas he scalped 22 wickets in the recent BBL 10. Hatzoglou is making his List-A debut in this game, and he scalped 17 wickets in the Big Bash League. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: South Australia are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Alex Carey and Shaun Marsh
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Cameron Green and Travis Head
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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.