OS vs CM Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Feb 05, 2023
Tournament: Women’s Super Smash 2022-23.
Date: February 05, 2023.
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand.
In the 30th game of the Women's Cricket Smash for the 2022-23 season, Otago Sparks women will take on Canterbury women tomorrow. This game will be played at the University Oval ground situated in Dunedin on Monday. Let's look at the betting tips, dream11 prediction, and match prediction for this match. Otago Sparks women are currently positioned in 3rd spot in the points table of Super Smash for women. They have so far collected 5 wins and 3 losses from their 9 games in the competition. They have acquired 22 points so far. Canterbury Magicians are currently positioned in 2nd position in the points tally with 6 wins and 3 losses from their 9 games and have collected 24 points so far.
OS vs CM Team Previews
Otago Sparks Women
Otago Sparks women are going into this match with 3 wins in a row. One of these three victories was in the last match against the same opposition. Batting first in the match, Canterbury women scored 127 runs for 4 wickets in their first innings. The Otago women chased down the total with 7 wickets and 12 balls to spare. Kate Anderson top-scored for Canterbury hitting 74 runs from 71 balls with 8 fours. The top bowlers for Otago Sparks women were Kate Ebrahim, Sophie Oldershaw, and Kirstie Gordon. They picked up a wicket apiece in the Canterbury inning.
The Otago Sparks women got off to a flying start with both their openers Bella James and Polly Inglis both being among the runs. Bella James scored 36 runs from 17 balls with 7 fours and 1 six. Polly Inglis was more sedate in her approach scoring 43 runs from 47 balls with 5 fours. Even the Otago Sparks women middle order contributed in the middle of the inning. After the wickets of the top-order batters fell, Caitlin Blakely and Olivia Gain ensured that there were no further dramas and took their side across the line.
Suzie Bates remains the principal run-getter for Otago Sparks women with 293 runs from 6 games at a strike rate of 128. She has hit 27 boundaries and 5 sixes in her effort. Kate Ebrahim has scored 245 runs so far in the competition at a strike rate of 101.23. These two batters have led the batting charge for Otago sparks women. Other batters that have contributed to the Otago batting are Polly Inglis and ON Gain. They have scored 125 and 100 runs so far in the tournament for Otago Sparks.
Otago Sparks Women Playing 11
Bella James, Caitlin Blakely, Emma Black, Felicity Leydon-Davis, Molly Loe, Olivia Gain, Polly Inglis, Sophie Oldershaw, Kirstie Gordon, Kate Ebrahim, Linsey Smith.
Canterbury women lost their last match against Otago Sparks women. This game was played yesterday between the two teams. Kate Anderson scored a fifty at the top of the order for Canterbury from 71 balls with 8 boundaries. But she was a bit cautious in her approach. She was well assisted by the likes of Abigale Gerken and Amy Satterthwaite during her effort. But the later-order batters failed to contribute much and the Canterbury inning did not accelerate toward the end and ended up setting a modest total of 127 runs on the board.
The Otago Sparks openers did a great job by providing an excellent start at the top of the innings for the team. All their batters contributed to the score and they achieved the target easily in the end. However, Amy Satterthwaite and Gabby Sullivan bowled well for the Canterbury team picking a wicket apiece. These two bowlers also bowled economically giving away just 19 and 23 runs from their 4 overs. Sarah Asmussen also bowled economically for Canterbury women bowling with an economy rate of 5.33 from her 3 overs.
Kate Anderson has been the leading run-getter for Canterbury with 382 runs from 9 games at an average of 63.66. She has been helped in her cause by Amy Satterthwaite who has hit 261 runs in the competition with an average of 52.20. Kate Anderson has hit 42 fours and 1 six in her effort. Amy Satterthwaite has hit 28 fours and 1 six in her effort. Another batter that is doing a decent job for Canterbury is NB Cox who has scored 153 runs from 9 matches at an average of 17.00. she has hit 12 fours and 1 six in her effort.
Canterbury Women Playing 11
Abigale Gerken, Gabby Sullivan, Izzy Sharp, Jodie Dean, Kate Anderson, Laura Hughes, Melissa Banks, Natalie Cox, Sarah Asmussen, Amy Satterthwaite, Fran Wilson.
OS vs CM Toss Prediction
The surface on offer at the University Oval is a batting-friendly one. You can expect the team to win the toss to bowl first at this venue. The wicket will remain true for the entire duration of the match.
Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.
Pitch and Conditions
The weather during the match tomorrow is likely to remain cloudy with the sun breaking out occasionally. The temperatures during the match will be close to 21 degrees. We are likely to get south-westerly winds of 26 km/hr speed during the game. There are no chances of rain coming down during the match though. There is an 83% chance of having a cloud cover during the match.
This ground in Dunedin is owned by the town city council. In the 19 domestic T20 games played at the venue, the team batting second has won 14 matches. The average first innings total at the ground is 169 runs. The topmost score achieved at this venue is 223 runs for the loss of 5 wickets by Central Districts. So, there are plenty of runs to be had on the track and you can expect the teams to win the toss to bat second on this surface.
OS vs CM Betting Tips
The Canterbury Magicians women are doing a slightly better job in the competition than Otago Sparks women. They have more players on the side that are in good form. Despite a loss to the same opposition in the last game, the Canterbury women are doing a better job in the competition overall. So, we will bet with Canterbury women to come out trumps in this game.
Bonus Cricket Bets
Amy Satterthwaite has been one of the top two batters for her team in the competition. You can bet on her to come good again in this game and score more than 24 runs.
Kate Ebrahim is one of the leading players in the competition with the bat. You can expect her to score big runs in this game.
Canterbury women's team's openers are in good form. So, the team is unlikely to lose a wicket in the first over of the inning.