The ACT Meteors and New South Wales Breakers are set to lock horns against each other in Match 5 of the Australia Women’s ODD. The AM-W vs NSW-W encounter is scheduled to take place at the Manuka Oval at Canberra on Thursday, January 6th. ACT Meteors will face New South Wales Breakers in the 5th match of the Australia Women’s ODD on Thursday.
This will be the first game of the tournament for ACT Meteors. Angela Reakes is all set to lead the side and Erica Kershaw is named as her deputy for this opening game. They finished 5th in the standings last season with 13 points. Momentum will be crucial in this long tournament, and they want to kick start with a win.
New South Wales Breakers, on the other hand, made an excellent start with two back-to-back wins over Victoria Women by 26 runs (D/L Method) and 5 wickets. Rachael Haynes has scored 120 runs already in this tournament and her form will be crucial in this match. They are looking for their third consecutive win.
Match: ACT Meteors vs New South Wales, Game 5
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Date & Time: January 6th, 4:30 AM IST, 10:00 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
History tells us, the surface here at Manuka Oval has favored the batters. The bowlers will be under the receiving end, and we can expect a huge scoring encounter between the sides. Bowling first is a good option.
Probable Playing XIs for AM-W vs NSW-W:
Angela Reakes (c), Erica Kershaw, Alisha Bates, Zoe Cooke, Nicola Hancock, Carly Leeson, Katie Mack, Erin Osborne, Madelina Penna, Chloe Rafferty, Amy Yates
New South Wales Breakers
Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Tahlia Wilson, Ashleigh Gardner, Phoebe Litchfield, Erin Burns, Anika Learoyd, Maitlan Brown, Hannah Darlington, Lauren Smith/Sammy Jo Johnson, Emma Hughes
Top Dream11 Fantasy Picks for AM-W vs NSW-W Match:
Top Picks: Batter
Rachael Haynes- NSW-W: Rachael Haynes knows how to build the innings in this format of the game. In 2 matches, she has scored 120 runs at an average of 60 with the highest score of 96.
Top Picks All-Rounder
Ashleigh Gardner- NSW-W: Ashleigh Gardner is one of the best all-rounders on the side. In the last 2 matches, she has scored 75 runs at an average of 37.5 with the highest score of 57 and has also picked up 3 wickets.
Top Picks: Bowler- Amy Yates- ACT Meteors
Top Picks: Wicketkeeper- Alyssa Healy
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Alyssa Healy, Katie Mack, Angela Reakes, Rachael Haynes, Phoebe Litchfield, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Amy Yates, Maitlan Brown, Hannah Darlington, Nicola Hancock
Captain: Katie Mack
Vice-captain: Alyssa Healy
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Alyssa Healy, Katie Mack, Angela Reakes, Rachael Haynes, Madelina Penna, Erin Burns, Ashleigh Gardner, Carly Leeson, Erin Osborne, Hannah Darlington, Emma Hughes
Captain: Rachael Haynes
Vice-captain: Erin Osborne
AM-W vs NSW-W Dream11 Prediction
The New South Wales Breakers will be walking into the field with a slight edge over their opponents since they already have won two back-to-back games and will be looking forward to keeping up their momentum.