CM vs OS Match Preview
The top run-getter for Canterbury women is Kate Anderson with 308 runs. She has scored these runs from 8 matches at an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 110.00 and has hit 2 fifties during the competition. Amy Satterthwaite has also scored 246 runs in the competition with an even better average of 61.50. She is scoring these runs with a strike rate of 114.95. Another batter that is doing a decent job for Canterbury women in the tournament has been NB Cox. She has scored 148 runs with an average of 18.50 and a strike rate of 88.62.
GES Sullivan has been the most successful bowler for Canterbury women having picked up 13 wickets for her team at 13.15 apiece. She is also bowling with a good economy rate of 5.86. MJ Banks has also picked up 12 wickets so far in the tournament at an average of 18.75. She has been a tad more expensive in her effort though with an economy rate of 7.50. Another bowler who is doing a good job for Canterbury is SR Asmussen who has picked up 10 wickets while bowling at an average of 18.80.
The top run-getter for Otago Sparks women in the competition has been Suzie Bates. She has played 6 matches and has scored 293 runs with an average of 73.25. She has scored the runs at a strike rate of 128.50. She has hit one hundred and 2 fifties so far in the competition. Kate Ebrahim has scored 227 runs in 8 matches with an average of 37.83 and a strike rate of 102.71. Other batters from the Otago Sparks team have not played a major part in scoring big runs for the side although there have been some noteworthy contributions from the lower-order batting order.
Emma Black has been the most successful bowler for Otago women with 10 wickets from 7 matches with an average of 16.40. She has bowled with an economy rate of 6.07. Kate Ebrahim is also bowling well for Otago Sparks women with 10 wickets from 8 games at an average of 18.30. She is bowling at an economy rate of 6.31. These two have been the frontline bowlers for Otago Sparks women and they have been helped on their way by EJ Carson who has picked up 7 wickets with an average of 18.57.
We are likely to get clear skies for this game in Christchurch. You can expect temperatures in the region of 18 degrees for this match. We will also get winds close to 8 km/hr during the game. There is a 7% chance of getting a cloud cover through the match. There is no likelihood of rain coming down during the game. The relative humidity will be high in the mornings but will reduce as the day wears on.
The wicket on offer at the Hagley Oval ground in Christchurch will be helpful to the batters. Most hard-hitting batters will enjoy the conditions on offer at the venue. The surface will offer even bounce and batswomen will have no trouble playing their shots. The boundaries on this ground are not too big and will favor the big hitters a lot. The outfield is lightning quick and batters will get full value for their shots.
Otago Sparks women lead the head-to-head between the two sides.
In the last five games played between these two sides, Otago Sparks women lead the head-to-head 3-2.
Otago sparks women have better net run rate.
Otago Sparks women have a better net run rate of +0.230 than Canterbury Magicians who have a net run rate of -0.073.
There are no injury worries reported for this game. You can expect the entire side to be available for selection.
CM vs OS Probable 11
CM Playing 11
- Kate Anderson
- Abigale Gerken
- Laura Hughes (Wk)
- Amy Satterthwaite (C)
- Natalie Cox
- Fran Wilson
- Jacinta Savage
- Melissa Banks
- Gabby Sullivan
- Jessica Simmons
- Sarah Asmussen
OS Playing 11
- Bella James
- Olivia Gain
- Polly Inglis (Wk)
- Kate Ebrahim
- Caitlin Blakely
- Felicity Leydon-Davis (C)
- Linsey Smith
- Kirstie Gordon
- Emma Black
- Sophie Oldershaw
- ME Loe
Both these sides are lying close to each other in the points table. They are in adjacent positions in the points table. So, there is little to choose between the two teams at the moment. However, Canterbury Magicians are playing much better cricket at the moment. They are more likely to win this match and consolidate their position in the points table.
Amy Satterthwaite: One of the leading run-getters for Canterbury Magicians has been Amy Satterthwaite. She has scored 246 runs in the competition with a strike rate of 114. You can bet on her to come good again in this match.
Kate Anderson: Kate Anderson is another batter that is doing a great job for her team. She has scored 308 runs in the competition so far with a strike rate of 110.
Kate Ebrahim: Kate Ebrahim is a valuable all-rounder for Otago Sparks women. She has not only picked up 10 wickets for her team she has scored 227 runs in the competition. You can bet on her to pick the most wickets or runs both.
Suzie Bates: Suzie Bates has scored 293 runs in her 6 outings for the team. She is their leading run-getter in the competition.
CM vs OS Dream11 Team 1
Keeper: P. Inglis
Batters: S. Bates, N. Cox, F. Leydon-Davis, K. Anderson
All-rounders: A. Satterthwaite (C), K. Ebrahim (VC)
Bowlers: L. Tahuhu, H. Jensen, G. Sullivan, E. Black