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Western Australia vs Tasmania Team Analysis and Match Predictions I Race to Finale

by  Aman Singh  •  Last updated on 2021-04-07 18:09:30


Match Info

Clashing Teams:Western Australia and Tasmania
Venue: W.A.C.A Ground, Perth
Date:April 8th, 2021 (Thursday)
Time:09:30 AM (Local) & 07:00 AM (IST)
Head To Head-Tasmania-5 and Western Australia-1

A Comparative Overview

Western Australia

•  Western Australia played a total 4 matches in the Australia Domestic One Day Cup 2021 journey and collected a total 11 points with two wins and one washed-out match. The Shaun Marsh led unit is currently occupying the 3rd position with a positive net run rate of +0.643.

 •  Western Australia will walk into the upcoming crucial clash after devastating Victoria with a whopping 170 runs margin. Skipper Shaun Marsh scored a confident 54 runs utilizing 60 balls and wicket-keeper batsman Josh Inglish blasted 91 runs off just 57 balls. On the bowling front, Joel Paris grabbed 4 wickets and Liam O'Connor named 3 wickets in the bowling cart.

 •  Just winning the match will not help Western Australia to triumph the finalist tag, they need to crush down opponents Tasmania with a mammoth margin to swap positioning with Queensland and play New South Wales in the final.


 •  Tasmania featured in overall 4 matches in the Australia Domestic One Day Cup 2021 and succeeded on two occasions. The Mathew Wade led island state team of Australia is presently placed at 4th position on the points-table with an upright net run rate of +0.928.

 •  In the preceding encounter, Tasmania challenged ace spot equipped New South Wales but the opponents wrapped-up the moderate chase with three wickets in hand. Top order batsmen Caleb Jewell and Ben McDermott stitched a crucial 138-runs opening stand, where Caleb Jewell whipped 70 runs off 51 balls. On the bowling front, Jackson Bird collected 3 scalps in 10 overs spell while expending just 52 runs.

 •  However, Tasmania is practically out of the final race but can surely give a minor heart-attack to the eligible final candidate Western Australia by winning the match. Queensland will also be praying for a win for Tasmania’s win, as the win will subsequently ensure the vacant finalist seat for Queensland.


Topbets Prediction

Western Australia emerges as the firm favorites to win the gripping contest. W.A.C.A wicket always favors quality batsmen and the Shaun Marsh led team carries likes of Shaun Marsh, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis and Cameron Bancroft in the playing XI. The team would look forward to score another 300+ total if allowed to bat first and Liam O Connor along with Joel Paris will make sure the opponents are disposed-off at a subsided total.

Market Odds (As on 05:20 P.M)






Probable Playing XI

Tasmania: Matthew Wade (c), Caleb Jewell, Jake Doran, Tim Paine, Ben McDermott (wk), Jordan Silk, Beau Webster, Tom Andrews, Nathan Ellis, Jackson Bird, Sam Rainbird.

Western Australia: Cameron Bancroft, Sam Whiteman, Shaun Marsh (c), Cameron Green, Josh Inglis (wk), Hilton Cartwright, Nick Hobson, Aaron Hardie, Joel Paris, Liam Guthrie, Liam O’Connor.