Hannah Darlington is the main wicket carrier for Sydney Thunder Women this season.
The Melbourne Renegades Women face the Sydney Thunder Women one-on-one in the 48th WBBL game on Wednesday. The Melbourne Renegades Women’s last game was called off without a ball being thrown. However, before that, they won back-to-back matches against Brisbane Heat Women and Melbourne Stars Women by 15 points and 7 wickets respectively. They cemented themselves at the top of the standings with 16 points.
Coming to Sydney Thunder Women, they haven’t played to their true potential this season. They have only won 3 out of 11 games and are in 7th place in the league standings. Given their form, the Sydney Thunder Women need to perform well in the next game to beat the top-toppers on Wednesday.
Melbourne Renegades Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Game 48
Place: Oval Ray Mitchell, Harrup Park, Mackay
Date and hour : November 17 at 13:35 IST and 19:05 local time
Live broadcast : FanCode
Continuous cricket has been played over the past few days and it will be the second game of the day. It’s a real batting window where hitters will get the full value of their shots if they play long. Bowling first is a good option.
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Probable playing XI for MR-W vs ST-W:
Melbourne Renegade Women:
Jemimah Rodrigues, Eve Jones, Carly Leeson, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jess Duffin, Sophie Molineux (c), Josephine Dooley (week), Ellie Falconer, Rhiann O ‘Donnell, Ella Hayward, Holly Ferling
Sydney Thunder Women:
Smriti Mandhana, Tahlia Wilson (week), Phoebe Litchfield, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Deepti Sharma, Anika Learoyd, Issy Wong, Hannah Darlington (c), Lauren Smith, Sam Bates, Corinne Hall
Top picks for MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 match:
Top Picks – Melbourne Renegades Women
Harmanpreet Kaur is the most valuable player right now for Renegades Women. She had 309 runs in nine games in this tournament with an average of 61.8 and also scalped 12 wickets with a save of 7.29.
Jemimah Rodrigues doing their best for their team in this tournament giving a good start. She has accumulated 293 points in 9 games with an average of 36.62, with the highest score of 75 *.
Top Picks – Sydney Thunder Women
Smriti mandhana is a quality player and knows how to score points against quality teams. She has accumulated 234 runs in her 10 outings in this tournament at an average of 26, which includes 2 half-centuries.
Deepti Sharma played some good cricket in this tournament. She scored 156 points at an average of 31.20 and also scalped 10 wickets with the ball.
Suggestion to play XI No.1 for MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tahlia Wilson, Smriti Mandhana (VC), Jess Duffin, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Deepti Sharma, Sammy Jo-Johnson, Sophie Molineux, Ellie Falconer, Hannah Darlington, Ella Hayward
Suggestion to play XI No.2 for MR-W vs ST-W Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Joséphine Dooley, Corinne Hall, Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Phoebe Litchfield, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma (C), Sophie Molineux, Rhiann O’Donnell, Ellie Falconer, Hannah Darlington, Issy Wong
Risky choices of captaincy MR-W vs PS-W:
Sophie Molineux scored 74 points for the Melbourne Renegades, while she also picked up 8 wickets at a less than 6 economy rate. She will be a risky captain option for your fantastic Dream11 teams.
Hannah darlington is the first teller for Sydney Thunder Women this season. It is worth choosing her as the captain of your fantastic team.
Player to Avoid:
Lauren Smith only took 4 wickets after participating in 10 matches in this competition. Hence, it is advisable to avoid it while making your teams fantastic.