Cricket Match Predictions Women’s Super Smash T20: Wellington Blaze vs Canterbury Magicians - FINAL
The 32nd match, and Final, of the Women’s Super Smash T20 will be played between Wellington Blaze and Canterbury Magicians at the Basin Reserve, Wellington.
After 31 matches and enormous entertainment, we have come to the Final match of the tournament to be played between two of the finest teams of the tournament.
Current Form Wellington Blaze:
After losing their last league game against Auckland Hearts, Wellington Blaze toppled the same team in the Eliminator Final match. Batting first, Sophie Devine and Maddy Green provided a good start to Wellington Women by collecting 52 runs for the 1st wicket partnership. Sophie Devine was dismissed for 33 off 29 deliveries while Maddy Green scored 32 off 29. Amelia Kerr at number 3 did what she does the best. She rotated the strike well and found gaps at ease to ensure Wellington never lost the momentum built by the opening pair. Kerr made 54 off 44 deliveries and played a vital role in pushing team’s total to 150 for 6 at the end of the 20th over.
Chasing 150, Auckland Hearts lost Anna Peterson early on in the innings as she was dismissed for a golden duck by Sophie Devine. Katie Perkins and Lauren Down tried to steady the ship but Lauren fell to Maneka Singh in the 4th over. Katie Perkins and Bella Armstrong then took the responsibility of taking the team closer to the target. They both added 65 runs for the 3rd wicket partnership. Katie Perkins made 46 off 57 deliveries before running herself out. Bella Armstrong was dismissed at 33 and there was no threat shown by the Auckland team there onwards. In the end, Auckland Hearts were restricted to 115 for 7 in 20 overs, losing the match by 35 runs. Amelia Kerr was the pick of the bowlers for Wellington Blaze as she accounted for 2 wickets in the match. Her all round effort earned her the player of the match award.
Current Form Canterbury Magicians:
Canterbury Magicians won their last league game against Central Hinds by 30 runs.
Batting first, Canterbury Magicians got off to a wonderful start as Frances Mackay smashed 46 runs in just 45 deliveries. Amy Satterthwaite too seized the opportunity and scored 36 off 28 deliveries that included a huge six. Kate Ebrahim in the middle order ensured she did not miss out any opportunity to pick singles and carve out the odd boundary. Riding on these wonderful knocks, Canterbury Magicians reached a total of 137 for 5 in 20 overs.
Chasing 137, Central Hinds lost their way early on as their top 3 batters were dismissed under the 10th over for a total of 42. Natalie Dodd, Georgia Atkinson and Emily Cunningham were all back into the pavilion by the 10th over. Anlo Van Deventer and Hannah Rowe in the middle order sparked hope with their 4th wicket stand of 49 but once the partnership was broken; Canterbury Magicians capitalized on the opportunity and picked up quick wickets in succession further. In the end, Central Hinds were bowled out for 107 in 10 overs, losing the game by 30 runs. Gabby Sullivan was the top wicket-taker in the match picking up 3 wickets.
Leading Run Scorers:
Sophie Devine is the leading run scorer for Wellington Blaze with 387 runs to her name so far.
Amy Satterthwaite is the leading run scorer for Canterbury Magicians with 364 runs to her belt.
Leading Wicket Takers:
Leigh Kasperek is the leading wicket taker for Wellington Blaze with 13 wickets to her name so far.
Frances Mackay is the leading wicket taker for Canterbury Magicians with 19 scalps in the tournament 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), Kate Ebrahim (Canterbury Magicians)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Amelia Kerr (Wellington Blaze), Frances Mackay (Canterbury Maagicians)
Most Sixes – Sophie Devine (Wellington Blaze), Kate Ebrahim (Canterbury Magicians)
Player of the Match- Sophie Devine (Wellington Blaze)
Team Scores Batting first – Canterbury Magicians 140+, Wellington Blaze 160+
Match Handicap- Wellington Blaze
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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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