AUS-W vs NZ-W Team Example:
Australia Women (AUS-W) will face rivals New Zealand Women (NZ-W) on Saturday in the 2nd Semi-final of the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Australia Women defeated Pakistan Women by 44 runs in their final Group B match to lead the group by six points. For Australia, Tahlia McGrath scored the highest 78 runs and took three wickets.
New Zealand women lost their last Group A match against England by a large margin of 7 wickets, but had already qualified for the semi-final match. They were limited to just 71 points as they batted first, with Maddy Green scoring the highest 19 points. Amelia Kerr took 2 wickets but England easily chased the goal with seven wickets and 9.2 overs left.
AUS-W vs NZ-W match details:
Australia Women vs New Zealand Women, Semi-Final 2
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date Time: August 6 at 10:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM local
Live Streaming: Sony LIV
AUS-W vs NZ-W, Semi-Final 2 Pitch Report:
The field at Edgbaston is well balanced for both batters and bowlers, but the latter are well served in this tournament. New Zealand managed to score just 71 runs in the final match and are likely to struggle again as they go first against a strong Australian bowling unit.
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AUS-W vs NZ-W, Semi-Finals 2 Likely Playing XIs:
Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Tahlia McGrath, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Darcie Brown.
New Zealand women:
Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Izzy Gaze (wk), Lea Tahuhu, Hannah Rowe, Rosemary Mair, Fran Jonas.
Top Picks for AUS-W vs NZ-W Dream11 Contest:
Top Picks – Women in Australia
The highest ranked Australian bowler has taken 5 wickets in 3 matches with an average of 11 and economy of 5.5 in this tournament.
The Australian lead-off hitter returned to her best with an unbeaten 70 runs off 49 balls against Pakistan Women in the final game. She will be a good captaincy on Saturday.
Top Picks – New Zealand Women
The star Kiwi opener tops the charts in this tournament with 131 runs in 3 matches with an average of 65.5 and a strike rate of 125.96 so far.
The New Zealand skipper scored 48 runs and took 3 wickets in the opening match, but has not taken any wickets in the last two matches.
AUS-W vs NZ-W must choose Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Featured Play XI No.1 for AUS-W vs NZ-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Suzie Bates, Meg Lanning, Sophie Devine (vc)Amelia Kerr, Tahlia McGrath (c)Alana King, Jess Jonassen, Hanna Rowe, Fran Jonas.
Featured Play XI No.2 for AUS-W vs NZ-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney (c)Meg Lanning, Suzie Bates (vc)Maddy Green, Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr, Tahlia McGrath, Alana King, Megan Schutt, Hannah Rowe.
AUS-W vs NZ-W Risky Captain Picks:
The star Australian lead-off hitter has been struggling for a big score lately with just 39 runs in her last five games, including four against Pakistan in the final game.
The midfielder managed to score just one run off nine balls in the last game and has scored only 23 runs in this tournament so far. She has good grades in ODI cricket but has yet to make an impact in T20I cricket.
Players to avoid:
The youngster took two wickets in the first two games, but didn’t get a chance to bowl in the final game. She has taken just two wickets in her last five overall matches.