MLSW vs MLRW Match Preview

One of the more consistent batters for Melbourne Stars has been Meg Lanning. This right-handed batter has scored 284 runs in her last 11 appearances for Melbourne Stars Women. Another significant batter for Stars is Alice Capsey. She has scored 283 runs in her last 13 games for Melbourne Stars with an average of 21.76. Another right-hander who is doing a good job for the Stars is Annabel Sutherland. She has scored 252 runs from her last 13 innings with an average of 21.00.

Sophie Day has been the leading bowler for Melbourne Stars. The left-arm spinner has picked up 27 wickets from her 13 innings with an average of 12.00. The Stars all-rounder Annabel Sutherland has also done well for Stars picking up 23 wickets from her 13 innings with an average of 14.91. Another all-rounder Alice Capsey has also contributed with the ball for Stars picking up 8 wickets from 12 innings with an average of 30.00. These are the batters and bowlers Stars women will look at to get them to a win.

The leading run-getter for Melbourne Renegades is Harmanpreet Kaur. She has scored as many as 320 runs so far from 13 innings with an average of 29.09. Georgia Wareham has also scored 295 runs from her last 12 innings with an average of 32.77. Another significant batter for Melbourne Renegades in this game is Tammy Beaumont. She has scored 294 runs from her 13 innings with an average of 22.61. These batters will once again hold the key to the success of Melbourne Renegades in this game.

Sarah Coyte has been the top wicketkeeper for Melbourne Renegades. She has picked up 12 victims from her last 13 games with an average of 29.16. Hayley Matthews is an orthodox bowler for the Renegades who has picked up 12 victims from her last 13 innings with an average of 30.58. The leg break bowler for Melbourne Renegades has been Georgia Wareham. She has picked up 12 wickets from her last 13 innings with an average of 31.41. These three are the top and in-form bowlers for the Renegades.

Weather Report

There is a weather forecast of rain in Melbourne on Saturday. There is every chance that we will get a shortened game of cricket in this contest. This will be helpful to the side batting second.

Pitch Report

This wicket will be fresh and will assist the batters entirely. Melbourne Cricket Ground has a huge playing field but these boundaries will be shortened and any score in the region of 150 runs will be competitive on this surface. Spinners are more likely to do most of the damage on this track.

Notable stats

Sophie Day has an incredible strike rate in her recent games for the Stars.

Sophie Day has picked up 23 scalps from her last 10 games with a strike rate of 9.39.

Melbourne Stars hold the edge in the recent head-to-head between the two teams.

Melbourne Stars hold a 3-1 edge in the last 5 contests played between the two teams. One of the games was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Team News

There do not appear to be any injury updates available for this game from either of the teams. So, you can expect full teams to be available for selection on the 25th.

MLSW vs MLRW Probable 11

MLSW Playing 11

  • Sophia Dunkley
  • Maia Bouchier
  • Alice Capsey
  • Annabel Sutherland (C)
  • Tess Flintoff
  • Sophie Reid (Wk)
  • Nicole Faltum
  • Kim Garth
  • Sasha Moloney
  • Milly Illingworth
  • Sophie Day

MLRW Playing 11

  • Tammy Beaumont
  • Georgia Prestwidge
  • Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Hayley Matthews (C)
  • Courtney Webb
  • Georgia Wareham
  • Emma de Broughe
  • Jess Duffin
  • Josephine Dooley (Wk)
  • Sarah Coyte
  • Sara Kennedy
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Melbourne Stars is currently ranked one place higher in the points table for the WBBL. They have not dropped a game to the Renegades in the last 2 years. So, we reckon Melbourne Stars will begin as favorites to win this encounter.

Top Picks

Alice Capsey: Capsey has been a consistent all-rounder for the Stars during this season. She has scored 243 runs in her last 10 games.

Annabel Sutherland: Annabel Sutherland has picked up 18 wickets from her last 10 matches with a strike rate of 12.66.

Georgia Wareham: Georgia Wareham has not only scored 212 runs from her last 10 games she has picked up 7 wickets as well.

Sophie Day: Day is a consistent bowler for Stars and has picked up 23 wickets from her last 10 contests.

MLSW vs MLRW Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: B Patterson , T Wilson

Batters: H Knight, L Wolvaardt, K Mack, P Litchfield

All-rounders: C Athapaththu (C), M Kapp, T McGrath (VC)

Bowlers: M Scutt, A Wellington

MLSW vs MLRW Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction