Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions Women’s Super Smash T20: Central Hinds vs Otago Sparks - Match 19
The 19th match of the Women’s Super Smash T20 will be played between Central Hinds and Otago Sparks at the Pukekura Park, New Plymouth.
Otago Sparks are placed at the 5th position on points table with 2 wins to their name in 5 games played so far.
In their recently concluded game against Wellington Blaze, Otago decided to bat first after winning the toss. Millie Cowan played a fine innings of 29 runs at the top of the order. However, it was the quick 35 off 26 balls by Hayley Jensen that set the tone for taking Otago past 120. In the end, they ended up with 128 for 7 in 20 overs.
Defending 128, they lost all the tricks in the book to a phenomenal batting by Sophie Devine. It was simply a one woman show as she struck 108 off 38 balls that included 9 monstrous sixes. Wellington easily chased the score with 10 wickets in hand.
Central Hinds are struggling at the number 6 position after losing all of their games played so far.
In their last match against Canterbury Magicians, Central Hinds lost the toss and were asked to have a bat first. Kate Gaging was the top run scorer with 28 runs to her name. However, this knock came way too late into the innings as Central Hinds were restricted to 100 for 9 in 20 overs.
Canterbury Magicians made it look like an easy chase, as Frances Mackay scored 48 runs at the top of the order to show them the way and Amy Satterthwaite closed the proceedings with her well played 29 not out to take the team home by 8 wickets.
Top Run Scorers:
Natalie Dodd is the top run scorer for Central Hinds so far with 182 runs to her name in 6 games.
Polly Inglis is the top run scorer for Otago Sparks with 159 runs to her name in 5 games played so far.
Top Wicket Takers:
Jess Watkin is the top wicket taker for Central Hinds with 6 wickets to her tally so far.
Let us have a look at the squads:
Melissa Hansen, Georgia Atkinson, Monique Rees, Ashtuti Kumar, Claudia Green, Jess Watkin, Natalie Dodd, Anlo van Deventer(c), Kerry-Anne Tomlinson, Hannah Rowe, Mikaela Greig, Emily Cunningham, Esther Lanser, Rosemary Mair and Jamie Watkins.
Otago Sparks - Gemma Adams, Emma Black, Caitlin Blakely, Millie Cowan, Bhagya Herath, Polly Inglis, Bella James (c), Marina Lamplough, Sophie Oldershaw, Suzie Bates, Hayley Jensen, Katey Martin, Eden Carson, Megan Meltzer, Saffron Wilson, Sophie Gray, Olivia Gain and Molly Loe.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Central Hinds
Who will win? – Otago Sparks
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Natalie Dodd (Central Hinds), Hayley Jensen (Otago Sparks)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Jess Watkin (Central Hinds), Eden Carson (Otago Sparks)
Most Sixes – Natalie Dodd (Central Hinds), Hayley Jensen (Otago Sparks)
Player of the Match- Hayley Jensen (Otago Sparks)
Team Scores Batting first – Otago Sparks 140+, Central Hinds 120+
Match Handicap- Otago Sparks
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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