Women Super Smash T20 2021, The 21st match will be played Aukland Hearts Women vs Central Hinds Women (AHW vs CHW) at Eden Park Outer, Oval.
The Auckland Hearts is set to take on Central Hinds in what is considered a clash between a top team and one looking to get back to business. The Hearts are in hot form winning 4 out of their 6 games whereas Central Hinds who were battered and thwarted in the first six games finally picked up an important win against Otago Sparks.
HEARTS all-rounder Anna Peterson is set to return after missing Sunday’s win over the Spirit with injury.
With Holly Huddleston (10), Arlene Kelly (9) and Jesse Prasad (8) among the tournament’s leading wicket-takers, the HEARTS will look to continue their excellent form with the ball.
With the game scheduled in Auckland, the pitch there is expected to play extremely well with runs flowing freely. Even though the Hinds are the underdogs, they have a huge point prove here in complete contrast to that of the hosts who have their campaign sorted.
This match will take place at Eden Park Outer, Oval. Expecting it to be a neutral pitch.
Avg, Score – 91
weather Report: Light Rain – Temp: 18.56*
Match Details: –
Match: Auckland Hearts vs Central Hinds (AHW vs CHW), Match 21st
Date: 23rd January 2021, at 4:10 AM IST
Venue: Eden Park Outer, Oval
AHW vs CHW – Probable Playing XIs
Auckland Hearts: Lauren Down, Anna Peterson, Katie Parkins, Bella Armstrong, Saachi Shahri, Holly Huddieston, Regina Lilii, Tariel Lamb, Jesse Prasad, Arlene Kelly, Fran Jones
Central Hinds: Jess Watkin(c), Emily Cunningham, Natalie Dodd, Anlo Van Deventer, Hannah Rowe, Anna Gagging, Kerry Anne Tomlinson, Georgia Atkins, Monique Rees, Claudia Green, Melisa Hensen
AHW vs CHW Head To Head:
Total Matches Played Between Both Teams – 18
Auckland Hearts Women Won – 10
Central Hinds Women Won – 8
Recently Played – AHW defeated NSW by 8 runs in their last Super Smash fixture.
Players To Look for:
Lauren Down who is captaining the Hearts this season has been the best batsman for her side. She has averaged 38 in 3 games and has a strike rate of 87.02 in 4 appearances.
Katie Perkins was up to the task in the last game as she notched up an important half century. She managed to contribute 57 points per game in her last outing.
Saachi Shahri who played well in the last couple of games failed to get away as she made struggled to score. She managed just 5 runs off 15 balls.
Anlo van Deventer has vast experience in the shortest format accumulating just 145 runs in 6 games at a healthy strike rate. She managed to deliver 71 points thanks to a game-changing fifty.
Bella Armstrong has been on the expensive side with the ball but made sure she covered it with vital contribution with the willow in 6 games. She has averaged 24 points with her all-round ability.
Holly Huddleston hasn’t contributed much with the bat but is one of the leading wicket-taker with 10 wickets in 6 outings. She has averaged 2 wickets per game in this edition.
Hannah Rowe is predominantly a bowling all-rounder who can pitch in with a few big hits. She has proven her quality in this edition as she managed to accumulate just 52 points with the bat and the ball.
Mikaela Greig can turn out to be the all-rounder that the Hinds were looking for. She didn’t get to bat but pitched in by taking an important in her last outing.
Jess Watkin who leads the Hinds side finally came good with the bat after scoring at 152.94 and dismissed Millie Cowan cheaply. Monique Rees needs to turn up her performance in order to keep her place in the side.
AHW vs CHW Squad:
Auckland Hearts Women: Lauren Down (c), Anna Peterson, Bella Armstrong, Holly Huddleston, Fran Jonas, Arlene Kelly, Tariel Lamb, Regina Lilii, Molly Penfold, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Jesse Prasad, Saachi Shahri
Central Hinds Women: Hannah Rowe(c). Jess Watkins(c), Georgia Atkinson, Emily Gunningham, Natalie Dodd, Kate Gaging, Claudia Green, Melisa Hensen, Ashtuti Kumar, Monique Rees, Kerry Tomlinson, Anlo Van Deventer
C & VC Options: AHW vs CHW
Safe option: Holly Huddleston, Anna Peterson, Jess Watkin
Risky option: Katie Perkins, Bella Armstrong, Arlene Kelly, Hannah Rowe, Natalie Dodd