Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions Women’s Super Smash T20: Wellington Blaze vs Canterbury Magicians-Match 23
The 23rd match of the Women’s Super Smash T20 will be played between Wellington Blaze and Canterbury Magicians at the Basin Reserve, Wellington.
Wellington Blaze are topping the points table with 5 wins in their 6 completed fixtures. In the recently concluded game against Otago Sparks, they won the toss and out on a mammoth total of 196 for 5 in 20 overs. Sophie Devine continued her swashbuckling form with a knock of 80 in 44 deliveries. Amelia Kerr also played well for her 66 runs in the middle order.
Chasing 196, Otago Sparks fell like a pack of cards. Apart from Polly Inglis, who scored 24 off 25 deliveries, there was no other batter that threatened the opposition to chase down the total. In the end, Otago were bowled out for 74, losing the match by a huge margin of 122 runs. Xara Jetly was the top wicket taker for Wellington Blaze with 4 wickets in her spell of 3 overs.
Canterbury Magicians on the other hand are placed at the second spot on points table with 4 victories in 7 matches so far. In their previous outing against Northern Spirit, they bowled first and restricted the opposition to 124 for 5 in 19 overs. The match was curtailed in terms of overs due to rain.
A flyer innings of 31 from Natalie Cox at the start of the innings and a gritty knock of 38 by Amy Satterthwaite made matters easy for Canterbury Magicians as they chased down the total with 6 wickets in hand and 21 balls to spare.
Top Run Scorers:
Sophie Devine is the top run getter for Wellington Blaze with 247 runs in 3 games with a fantastic average of 123.50.
Amy Satterthwaite is the top run getter for Canterbury Magicians with 221 runs to her name in 6 matches so far.
Top Wicket takers:
Leigh Kasparek is the leading wicket taker for Wellington Blaze with 12 wickets to her kitty.
Frances Mackay is the leading wicket taker for Canterbury Magicians with 13 wickets to her name so far.
Let us have a look at the squads:
Olivia Boivin, Rebecca Burns, Tash Codyre, Sophie Devine, Dee Doughty, Maddy Green, Antonia Hamilton, Xara Jetly, Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Caitlin King, Jamie Mason-Jones, Jess McFadyen, Beth Molony, Thamsyn Newton, Georgia Plimmer and Maneka Singh
Sarah Asmussen, Missy Banks, Natalie Cox, Kate Ebrahim, Laura Hughes, Allie Mace-Cochrane, Frances Mackay(c), Jess Simmons, Gabby Sullivan, Amy Satterthwaite, Lea Tahuhu, Jacinta Savage, Emma Kench, Georgia Edge, Kate Sims, Kirsty Nation and Kristy Havill.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Canterbury Magicians
Who will win? – Wellington Blaze
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sophie Devine (Wellington Blaze), Amy Satterthwaite (Canterbury Magicians)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Leigh Kasparek (Wellington Blaze), Frances Mackay (Canterbury Magicians)
Most Sixes – Sophie Devine (Wellington Blaze), Amy Satterthwaite (Canterbury Magicians)
Player of the Match- Sophie Devine (Wellington Blaze)
Team Scores Batting first – Canterbury Magicians 120+, Wellington Blaze 150+
Match Handicap- Wellington Blaze
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