Cricket Match Predictions Women’s Super Smash T20: Auckland Hearts and Northern Spirit - Match 18
The 18th match of the Women’s Super Smash T20 will be played between Auckland Hearts and Northern Spirit at the Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland.
Auckland Hearts are seated at the 3rd position on points table with 3 wins to their name in 5 matches played so far. In their recently concluded game against Canterbury Magicians, Auckland lost the toss and were invited to have a bat first. Bella Armstrong was the top scorer with 39 off 29 deliveries that included a monstrous six. Auckland Hearts made 138 in their 20 overs.
Chasing the total of 138, only Amy Satterthwaite and Kate Ebrahim showed some resistance with their knocks of 32 and 31 runs respectively. Canterbury Magicians failed to chase down the total and were bowled out for 118, losing the match by 20 runs. Holly Huddleston was the top wicket taker with 3 wickets for 8 runs.
Northern Spirit on the other hand are holding on to the fourth position on points table with 3 wins in 6 completed games. In their last game against Canterbury Magicians, they bowled first and conceded 154 in 20 overs, largely due to a phenomenal knock of 84 runs by Kate Ebrahim.
Chasing 154, Northern Spirit were bowled out for 101 runs, losing the game by 53 runs. Kate Anderson was the top run scorer with 38 runs to her name. None other batters showed enough intent or confidence to chase down the total.
Top Run Scorers:
Caitlin Gurrey is the top run scorer in the tournament for Northern Spirit with 156 runs to her name in 6 games.
Anna Peterson is the top run scorer in the tournament for Auckland Hearts with 117 runs made in 4 games.
Top Wicket Takers:
Arlene Kelly is the top wicket taker for Auckland Hearts with 8 wickets up her sleeve in the tournament so far.
Felicity Leydon Davis is the top wicket taker for Northern Spirit with 5 wickets to her kitty.
Let us have a look at the squads:
Felicity Leydon-Davis(c), Kate Anderson, Emma Baker, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Lucy Boucher, Carolyn Esterhuizen, Katie Gurrey, Brooke Halliday, Lauren Heaps, Olivia Lobb, Lily Mulivai, Eimear Richardson, Charlotte Sarsfield, Shriya Naidu, Georgina Harris and Kayley Knight
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? - Northern Spirit
Who will win? - Auckland Hearts
Top Batsman?(Runs Scored) - Caitlin Gurrey (Northern Spirit), Katie Perkins (Auckland Hearts)
Top Bowler?(Wickets taken) - Felicity Leydon Davis (Northern Spirit), Arlene Kelly (Auckland Hearts)
Most Sixes - Caitlin Gurrey (Northern Spirit), Katie Perkins (Auckland Hearts)
Player of the Match - Arlene Kelly (Auckland Hearts)
Team Scores Batting first - Auckland Hearts 140+, Northern Spirit 120+
Match Handicap - Auckland Hearts
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