Auckland Hearts Women are set to face off against Wellington Blaze Women in the 26th match of the Women’s Super Smash. The AH-W vs WB-W encounter will take place at Auckland. Auckland Hearts Women have had a decent time in the ongoing tournament, having won 4 out of the eight matches they have played. Currently, they are positioned in the third position in the league table with 16 points in their bag.
On the other side, Wellington Blaze Women are lavishing at the top of the table with 32 points. They are unbeaten in this competition with 8 straight victories under their belt. Amelia Kerr has been remarkable for them with her brilliant all-round show. Now they are looking for their 9th straight win.
Match: Auckland Hearts Women vs Wellington Blaze Women, Game 26
Venue: Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Date & Time: 20th January, at 2:40 AM IST and 10:10 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
The pitch at this venue looks to be a neutral one. Both the batters and the bowlers have to be at their best on this wicket. As the game progresses, it is expected to become slower and start assisting the spinners as well.
AH-W vs WB-W Dream11 Fantasy Predictions Top Picks
Batter: Lauren Down
The skipper of Auckland Hearts, Lauren Down is her team’s leading run-getter in the ongoing tournament. So far, she has amassed 187 runs in 8 games at an average of 26.71, with the highest score of 66*.
All-Rounder: Amelia Kerr
Amelia Kerr is having a dream summer for Wellington Blaze Women in both T20 and One-Day format. In 8 matches in this tournament, she has mustered 317 runs at an average of 45.28 and has also picked up 12 wickets, with the best figures reading 4 for 12.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AH-W vs WB-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Wicketkeeper: Jessica McFayden
Batters: Katie Perkins, Lauren Down, Georgia Plimmer
All-Rounders: Leigh Kasperek, Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr, Arlene Kelly
Bowlers: Bella Armstrong, Xara Jetly, Fran Jonas
Captain: Amelia Kerr
Vice-Captain: Lauren Down
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AH-W vs WB-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Wicketkeeper: Izzy Gaze
Batters: Kate Perkins, Saachi Shahri, Georgia Plimmer
All-Rounders: Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Arlene Kelly
Bowlers: Xara Jetly, Amie Hucker, Fran Jonas
Captain: Arlene Kelly
Vice-Captain: Amelia Kerr
Probable Playing XIs for AH-W vs WB-W
Auckland Hearts Women
Lauren Down (c), Katie Perkins, Bella Armstrong, Arlene Kelly, Izzy Gaze (wk), Molly Penfold, Jesse Prasad, Fran Jonas, Amie Hucker, Saachi Shahri, Skye Bowden
Wellington Blaze Women
Rebecca Burns, Georgia Plimmer, Amelia Kerr, Maddy Green (c & wk), Sophie Devine, Leigh Kasperek, Jessica McFadyen, Jess Kerr, Thamsyn Newton, Xara Jetly, Caitlin King
AH-W vs WB-W – Who will win?
Wellington Blaze Women are expected to take home the victory given they are a better all-round unit as compared to their opponents. They would like to carry on the momentum in the games going forward and today’s match is the best way to do it.