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SSW vs. MSW, 1st Match- Women Big Bash League 2021- Match Prediction

by  Shashi Shukla  •  Last updated on 2021-10-14 01:18:08


The seventh edition of Women's Big Bash League starts with the fight between Sydney Sixers Women and Melbourne Stars Women on 14th October, Thursday at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Both are the best sides, and cricket lovers will witness an exciting game between the two teams.

The teams are coming with changes in the squad, some are transferred and added, with many foreign players the fame of this tournament is boosted. The Sydney Sixers Women is coming with major changes in the team after failing twice to qualify, and their fans are expecting them to adapt a different style to approach the game and win this tournament.

Melbourne Stars Women have replaced their coach Trent Woodhill with Jarrad Loughman for this season. They also have some big changes in the team and planning big to win their maiden Big Bash title.

The presence of players like Shafali Verma, Nicole Bolton, and Radha Yadav is there in the Sydney Sixers, but their fans won't see Marizanne Kapp and Dane van Niekerk in the Sixers jersey now. Melbourne Stars have lost their experienced players like Katherine Brunt, Natalie Sciver, Mignon du Preez, and Alana King this time, they will rely on their star players to contribute to the success of the team. Anyway, the cricket lovers will get to watch an interesting fight at the start of the tournament, and we hope that there won't be any interruptions throughout the match.


Match Prediction:

As this is the first match of the tournament, both teams have a good chance of winning the match. Melbourne Stars Women is a comparatively strong team who can win the match at any time. If their bowling and batting departments come to their best form, they can turn the game in their favor.

Sydney Sixers Women vs. Melbourne Stars Women, 1st Match- Women Big Bash League 2021- Match Preview

Match: Sydney Sixers Women vs. Melbourne Stars Women, 1st Match- Women Big Bash League 2021

Date: 14th October 2021 (Thursday)

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Time: 2:10 PM IST

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network, Airtel Xstream app

Pitch Report

In the early games, this pitch has favored pace bowlers, but it can support the batting side when the match progress. If the batting side can put pressure on the bowlers by scoring runs without losing early wickets, then defending team will be at the advantage.

Weather Report

The temperature on the matchday is expected to be around 12 degrees Celsius, and the humidity will be around 85 percent.

Toss Prediction

Toss is a key part of the match, the team that wins the toss will be expected to choose to bat considering the weather and pitch conditions. The team that bats first will expect to get a high score and put the opposition team in a tight spot.


Team Sydney Sixers Women

Playing XI:

            ·    Dane van Niekerk

·    Alyssa Healy (wk)

·    Ellyse Perry (c)

·    Angela Reakes

·    Erin Burns

·    Marizanne Kapp

·    Sarah Aley

·    Lisa Griffith

·    Hayley Silver-holmes

·    Jodie Hicks

·    Stella Campbell

Team Melbourne Stars Women

Playing XI:

            ·    Mignon du Preez

·    Elyse Villani

·    Meg Lanning (c)

·    Katherine Brunt

·    Natalie Sciver

·    Annabel Sutherland

·    Nicole Faltum (wk)

·    Alana King

·    Tess Flintoff

·    Sophie Day

·    Holly Ferling


Team Sydney Sixers Women

            ·    Angela Reakes

·    Claire Moore

·    Shafali Verma

·    Ashleigh Gardner

·    Ellyse Perry

·    Erin Burns

·    Nicole Bolton

·    Alyssa Healy

·    Matilda Lugg

·    Emma Hughes

·    Jade Allen

·    Lauren Cheatle

·    Maitlan Brown

·    Radha Yadav

·    Stella Campbell

Team Melbourne Stars Women

            ·    Anna Lanning

·    Elyse Villani

·    Lucy Cripps

·    Maia Bouchier

·    Meg Lanning

·    Annabel Sutherland

·    Georgia Gall

·    Kim Garth

·    Madeleine Darke

·    Nicole Faltum

·    Erin Osborne

·    Linsey Smith

·    Rhys McKenna

·    Sophie Day

·    Tess Flintoff