Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: Women’s Super Smash T20: Central Hinds vs Auckland Hearts - Match 21
The 21st match of the Women’s Super Smash T20 will be played between Central Hinds and Auckland Hearts at the Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland.
Auckland Hearts are currently residing on the number 3 position on points table with 4 wins in 6 matches so far.
In their last encounter with Northern Spirit, Auckland Hearts bowled first and jolted the opposition with early blows. Holly Huddleston and Jesse Prasad both took 3 wickets each to restrict Northern Spirit to a minimal total of 97 for 9 in 20 overs.
Chasing the total, Katie Perkins played a fantastic knock of 52 runs in 48 balls to take her team home with 6 wickets in hand.
Central Hinds on the other hand have lost 6 of their 7 games played and occupy the last position on points table.
Their only victory came recently against Otago Sparks in a rain curtailed match. Batting first, Central Hinds put up a respectable total of 126 runs in 17 overs. Anlo Van Deventer was the top scorer with 63 runs.
There was further rain into the match and the target was revised to 66 runs in 8 overs. Katey Martin played well for her 33 off 24 balls but could not take her team over the line as Otago Sparks fell short of 6 runs.
Top Run Scorers:
Natalie Dodd is the top run scorer for Central Hinds with 184 runs in 7 games so far.
Anna Peterson is the top run scorer for Auckland Hearts with 114 runs in 4 completed games.
Top Wicket Takers:
Holly Huddleston is the top wicket taker for Auckland Hearts with 10 wickets to her name.
Jess Watkin is the top wicket taker for Central Hinds with 7 wickets to her belt.
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.
Bella Armstrong, Jane Barnett, Skye Bowden, Sarah Carnachan, Lauren Down, Izzy Gaze, Holly Huddleston, Amie Hucker, Fran Jonas, Yaz Kareem, Arlene Kelly, Tariel Lamb, Regina Lilii(c), Roz McNeill, Molly Penfold, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Jesse Prasad, Saachi Shahri and Natasha van Tilburg
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Central Hinds
Who will win? – Auckland Hearts
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Natalie Dodd (Central Hinds), Katie Perkins (Auckland Hearts)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Jess Watkin (Central Hinds), Arlene Kelly (Auckland Hearts)
Most Sixes – Natalie Dodd (Central Hinds), Katie Perkins (Auckland Hearts)
Player of the Match- Arlene Kelly (Auckland Hearts)
Team Scores Batting first – Auckland Hearts 140+, Central Hinds 110+
Match Handicap- Auckland Hearts
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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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